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Two honored with Daniel Rudd Award during MLK Mass

Published: January 21, 2018      

Two Catholics in central Arkansas were honored Jan. 13 with the Daniel Rudd Award from the Diocesan Council for Black Catholics. Bishop Anthony B. Taylor celebrated the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Mass at the Cathedral of St. Andrew in Little Rock... More 

Catholics you want to know: David and Judy Peters

By Aprille Hanson, Published: January 20, 2018      

Why you want to know David and Judy Peters: For about four years, David Peters has been the altar server coordinator at St. Mary Church. With the help of his wife Judy, the two create an environment of teamwork and pride. It is emphasized that they are... More 

No ‘I’ in team: Mount seniors’ bond endures adversity

By Dwain Hebda, Published: January 18, 2018   

Four years ago, Payton Grice, Anne Moellers, Abby Bing­enheimer and Sarah Sagar walked into the Mount St. Mary gym for their first basketball practice. It was summer before freshman year and, with the exception of Bingenheimer and Sagar who grew... More 

Spread the faith, not the flu next Sunday

By Aprille Hanson, Published: January 18, 2018      

On any given weekend, sounds of voices singing, hymns plucked out on the piano and prayers raised up in adoration can be heard echoing through a parish. But in recent months, hacking, sneezing and exasperated sighs of sickness are sometimes common. According... More 

Carta del Obispo Taylor

Published: January 17, 2018   

Al pueblo de la Diócesis de Little Rock: La presente es para recordarles sobre dos Misas por la Vida a ser celebradas en la Catedral de San Andrés este domingo, 21 de enero para rezar por la erradicación del aborto en este 45º... More 

Bishop will not attend March for Life in Little Rock

Published: January 17, 2018   

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor announced Jan. 17 that he has decided to not participate in Little Rock’s March for Life in protest to keynote speaker Attorney General Leslie Rutledge’s stance in support of the death penalty. In a letter... More 

Arkansas Catholic delivers the news you need to know

Published: January 17, 2018   

Here are some of the stories you missed if you didn't read Arkansas Catholic's Jan 13 issue. Some of the stories and columns in Arkansas Catholic appear only in the print and complete digital editions. To read what you're missing, subscribe... More 

Bishop Taylor publishes book on Blessed Stanley Rother

Published: January 16, 2018   

“Blessed Stanley Francis Rother: The First American Martyr,” a new book by Bishop Anthony B. Taylor, is now available. The bilingual book is an informative and inspiring account of the life and death of the Oklahoma priest who was murdered... More 

Priest changes announced for Little Rock parishes

Published: January 15, 2018   

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor announced the following pastoral appointments. Effective Feb. 1 Rev. Francis Madanu appointed associate pastor of Our Lady of the Holy Souls Church in Little Rock. He is relieved of his responsibilities as associate pastor... More 

What I learned from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Published: January 15, 2018   

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor delivered this homily Jan. 13 during the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Mass at the Cathedral of St. Andrew in Little Rock. Every child needs heroes and as any of you who have ever heard my vocation story knows, one of my... More