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Bishop Taylor Homilies

Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord 2020
Jesus remains on trial before a largely unbelieving world and while Satan often tries to use the minor discrepancies we find the New Testament against us, we see that they are in fact proof of the authenticity of the testimony contained therein.
Sixth Sunday of Easter, Year A
We wear that mask out of love because we don’t want to be a vector of infection for others who are at great risk.
Fifth Sunday of Easter, Year A
We’re slowly coming out of the desert, but it will be quite a while before things return to normal.

Prayer Book

Oh God, I need to sign a contract/appointment with my employers at the end of this month. Remind my managers God. More...

Please pray to Father God to prevent conflicts in my neighborhood, family and work. More...

Bishop issues appointments May 20

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor announced the following pastoral appointments May 20, 2020, for the Diocese of Little Rock. Effective May 20, 2020: Rev. Phillip Reaves, appointed temporary administrator of St. Boniface Church in New Dixie (Bigelow), St. Francis of Assisi Church in Roland (Little Italy) and St. Elizabeth Church in Oppelo to Aug. 31, 2020. This is in addition to his current responsibilities as director of prison ministry in the Diocese of Little Rock; Msgr. Jack D. Harris, appointed pastor of Catholic Campus Ministry in Conway. This is in addition to his current responsibilities as pastor More

Torres raps for Catholic Extension series

Serio Torres, associate director of the Office of Faith Formation in Little Rock, was one of several Catholic artists who have performed concerts livestreamed on Catholic Extension’s website and Facebook page. The aim of the online concert series is to lift people’s spirits during a time of struggle and uncertainty caused by the pandemic, while also promoting the vitality of the Catholic faith in the poor communities in U.S. mission dioceses supported by the Chicago-based organization. Torres’ rap show, which was shown May 6, can be found at catholicextension.org, or watch the video below. More

Ascension about Jesus going to heaven

The Ascension of the Lord celebrates Jesus' ascension into heaven and his coming into glory at the right hand of the Father. It occurred 40 days after his resurrection from the dead. This year, Ascension Thursday is May 21. However, in most Catholic provinces and dioceses in the United States, including the Diocese of Little Rock, this feast is transferred to Sunday, May 24. "The lifting up of Jesus on the cross signifies and announces his lifting up by his ascension into heaven, and indeed begins it. Jesus Christ, the one priest of the new and eternal covenant, 'entered, not into a sanctuary More

Bishop Taylor Homilies

Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord 2020
Jesus remains on trial before a largely unbelieving world and while Satan often tries to use the minor discrepancies we find the New Testament against us, we see that they are in fact proof of the authenticity of the testimony contained therein.
Sixth Sunday of Easter, Year A
We wear that mask out of love because we don’t want to be a vector of infection for others who are at great risk.
Fifth Sunday of Easter, Year A
We’re slowly coming out of the desert, but it will be quite a while before things return to normal.

Prayer Book

Oh God, I need to sign a contract/appointment with my employers at the end of this month. Remind my managers God. More...

Please pray to Father God to prevent conflicts in my neighborhood, family and work. More...