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Published: December 7, 2016   

Here are some of the stories you missed if you didn't read Arkansas Catholic's Dec. 3 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 

Study aims to determine political efficacy of faithful

By Aprille Hanson, Published: December 6, 2016   

The saying goes that one should never talk about religion and politics in public, but that is exactly the topic of discussion and focus during a collaborative study by the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and the Clinton School of Public Service. The... More 

Catholic school kid cooks up a surprise on TV

By Aprille Hanson, Published: December 5, 2016   

CONWAY — Ruby Jones is a self-proclaimed dessert girl, with an appetite and ability to bake all things sweet and a personality to match. It would be easy to label this 11-year-old’s hobby of cooking as “sweet” too, but her speed... More 

Religious women have given decades to church ministries

Published: December 3, 2016   

25 years • Sister Lisa Atkins, who lives in northwest Arkansas, has been a Religious Sister of Mercy for 25 years. She grew up in New Jersey and was taught by the Franciscan sisters. During high school her family moved to North Carolina where... More 

Benedictines advance plans to build smaller monastery

By Maryanne Meyerriecks, Published: December 1, 2016   

FORT SMITH — The Benedictine sisters of St. Scholastica Monastery have begun a capital campaign to raise $5 million to construct a new, smaller, more efficient monastery on their current grounds. Moving into a smaller space will allow the sisters... More 

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Published: November 30, 2016   

Here are some of the stories you missed if you didn't read Arkansas Catholic's Nov. 26 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 

Don’t underestimate, overlook emergencies

By Bishop Anthony B. Taylor, Published: November 30, 2016   

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor delivered this homily Nov. 27. 911 means there’s an emergency. We use it to call police, firefighters or an ambulance. Some calls don’t get made in time because we underestimate the danger (e.g., chest pains)... More 

Report reveals widespread diversity in the U.S. Church

By Rhina Guidos , Published: November 29, 2016   

BALTIMORE (CNS) -- The Catholic Church is one of the most culturally diverse institutions in the United States and Catholic institutions and ministries need to adapt and prepare for growing diversity, said a report presented to the country's bishops... More 

Game on: CHS doubles teams push each other to titles

By Dwain Hebda, Published: November 28, 2016   

It is said that every great athlete or team is made even greater when pushed by a rival, those opponents who always bring out the best in one another. Muhammed Ali had Joe Frazier. Magic Johnson had Larry Bird. The New York Yankees have the Boston Red... More 

Jubilee year ends, but mission of mercy never does

Published: November 24, 2016      

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor receives the hosts from Sarah Hutchinson as her mother Hal and father Tommy look on. The family brought up the gifts during the Mass of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe at the Cathedral of St. Andrew in Little Rock. The... More