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Pentecost fire destroys pregnancy resource center

By Aprille Hanson, Published: May 26, 2018      

As flames shot up from the Arkansas Pregnancy Resource Center in Little Rock on Sunday evening, May 20, executive director Nicole Lashbrook admitted she was “a little shaken,” but her and other staffers quickly turned to prayer. “We... More 

Science & faith: God’s work clear in all things

By Ardyn Townzen, Published: May 25, 2018   

“I just don’t understand why people believe in God when we have so much scientific proof that he doesn’t exist.” This was what one of my best friends told me when we were discussing our personal beliefs. As an atheist, he has... More 

Should we postpone marriage until we are debt-free?

Published: May 24, 2018   

Dear Dave, My fiancé and I are planning to be married in less than a year. We’ve both been through your class at church, and the other night we started wondering if we should wait to have the wedding until we’re both completely debt-free.... More 

St. Pius V knew how to help Church grow

By Bishop Anthony B. Taylor, Published: May 24, 2018   

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor delivered this homily April 30 during a parish meeting for St. Edward School and Church in Little Rock. Today is the feast of St. Pius V, the pope who implemented the reforms of the Council of Trent and thereby brought the... More 

St. Edward School in Little Rock rallies for sustainability

By Malea Hargett, Published: May 24, 2018   

A funding deficit at St. Edward School in Little Rock is being resolved thanks to the efforts of parishioners, parents, neighboring parishes and friends of the school. On April 30 Bishop Anthony B. Taylor celebrated a Mass (click here for homily) and... More 

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Published: May 23, 2018   

Here are some of the stories you missed if you didn't read Arkansas Catholic's May 19 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 

At Catholic High, the sign of lacrosse is found everywhere

By Dwain Hebda, Published: May 22, 2018   

With broad shoulders, solid torso and powerful legs, Brandon Barnes looks every inch a football player and for much of his young athletic life, that’s what he’s been. In fact, the Catholic High senior’s hard work in the weight room and... More 

Knights help form a perfect circle at diocesan cemetery

By Aprille Hanson, Published: May 21, 2018   

Bob Honzik was one of many who went out to Calvary Cemetery in Little Rock July 24 to say goodbye to Msgr. Bernard Malone, who had died five days before at age 93. The fourth person to put a shovel of dirt on his casket, Honzik, a member of Sacred... More 

Eighth graders lay wreath on Tomb of Unknown Soldier

By Alesia Schaefer, Published: May 19, 2018   

ROGERS — For eighth-graders at St. Joseph School in Fayetteville, an annual trip to Washington, D.C., has become an unforgettable rite of passage that few students want to miss.   The last week of April, the class of 20 students made... More