Recent Updates

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor will ordain eight men to the priesthood in May and...
Bishop Anthony B. Taylor will celebrate the diaconate ordination Mass of Jon...
The annual Holy Thursday Collection for Seminarian Education will be held...

Calendar of Events

June 29
Mountain Home Taste of Faith Dinner
St. Peter the Fisherman Church - Mountain Home
July 27
Knights of Columbus Seminarian Fundraising Dinner
Sacred Heart of Jesus Church - Hot Springs Village
July 28
Northwest Arkansas Taste of Faith Dinner
Bentonville
Aug. 6 - Aug. 9
2018 Diocesan Seminarian Retreat
Aug. 11
Little Rock Taste of Faith Dinner
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Vocations and Seminarians Office

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The Office of Vocations and Seminarians aids in the discernment process of those who are interested in a vocation to the priesthood. If you would like to talk with someone about becoming a priest, contact Msgr. Scott Friend. Currently, the diocese has 27 seminarians, who not only come from Arkansas, but from Venezuela, Mexico and Vietnam. Most of these seminarians have been living in Arkansas for many years, but some are here in the United States for the first time.



Services and Ministries

Assists parishes in establishing summer evangelization teams, parish vocation committees and guiding existing committees

Provides vocations materials and displays for promoting vocations at a parish or school

Offers discernment retreats for those interested in learning more about life as a sister, brother or priest

Director available for talks at parishes, schools and Catholic groups meetings

Provides information and referrals on religious communities and lay missionary opportunities




Recent Updates

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor will ordain eight men to the priesthood in May and...
Bishop Anthony B. Taylor will celebrate the diaconate ordination Mass of Jon...
The annual Holy Thursday Collection for Seminarian Education will be held...

Calendar of Events

June 29
Mountain Home Taste of Faith Dinner
St. Peter the Fisherman Church - Mountain Home
July 27
Knights of Columbus Seminarian Fundraising Dinner
Sacred Heart of Jesus Church - Hot Springs Village
July 28
Northwest Arkansas Taste of Faith Dinner
Bentonville
Aug. 6 - Aug. 9
2018 Diocesan Seminarian Retreat
Aug. 11
Little Rock Taste of Faith Dinner