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Sacred Heart trivia night success

On Jan. 28, Sacred Heart School in Morrilton hosted the fourth annual Trivia Night fundraiser. This year’s event was host to a record-breaking, sold-out crowd of more than 400 people. Guests were treated to dinner and complimentary beverages throughout the evening. Fifty teams completed in six rounds of trivia on topics ranging from Marvel Comics to historical figures and the St. ... More ...  

Pax Christi back in Little Rock

Pax Christi has been reestablished in Little Rock. The organization will host its next meeting Monday, Feb. 27 at Christ the King Church Ministries Building in Little Rock. The board will meet at 6 p.m., followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. Sister Elizabeth Greim, DC, of Jericho Way, will speak on peace and social justice in the community. Refreshments ... More ...  

Students donate to Christian clinic

The fifth-grade class of St. John School in Russellville presented their request for a $100 grant to forge a partnership to assist the The River Valley Christian Clinic. The request was made to the St. John School Board. The request is part of a program called the $100 Solution.  In this program students use a $100 grant to assist a ... More ...  

St. James raises $20,000 for parish hall

The ninth annual St. James International Food Fest in Searcy achieved its $20,000 goal Feb. 4 in the parish hall. The revenue generated from ticket, auctions and raffle sales are earmarked for the 2017 building fund, which is a core need for the fiscal year.

St. Joe students donate to City of Hope

Weekly Masses at St. Joseph Church in Conway allow children of the parish to make their own separate financial contributions as a way of educating them on the value of stewardship and community service. At the end of the calendar year, those donations are totaled and the children decide how that money will be spent. They’re given the names of several ... More ...  

St. Scholastica rummage sale Feb. 25

St. Scholastica Monastery in Fort Smith is holding a rummage sale Saturday, Feb. 25 from 7 a.m. - 1 p.m. Treasures, bedding, jewelry, decorations and trinkets will be sold as the sisters prepare to move into a new, smaller monastery in late 2018.

St. Mary Mardi Gras dinner Feb. 24

The Annual St. Mary Church Mardi Gras Celebration & Seafood Dinner in Helena will be held from 5 to 8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 24. Dinner tickets are $15 and include shrimp, potato, corn, sausage, french bread, coleslaw, beverage and king cake. The celebration also will feature an oyster bar (at an additional charge) with a half or full dozen oysters on the ... More ...  

Students march for life

Three Benedictine College students, all Arkansas natives, attended the March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 26. Jackie Valderas, a member of St. Vincent de Paul in Rogers, attended the National March for Life for the second time. Siblings Nicole and Josh Salman, members of St. James Church in Searcy, were first-time attendees. The Arkansans made the 24-hour bus ride ... More ...