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Hot Springs Village procession for Mary

In celebration of the month dedicated to honoring Mary, a member of each of the eight guilds at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Hot Springs Village formed a procession recently carrying a vase of flowers and placed them before the statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Following Mass, the congregation recited the rosary.

Seminarians earn master’s degree

Five seminarians for the Diocese of Little Rock earned master’s degrees May 14 from St. Meinrad Seminary in Indiana. Graduates accepted their diplomas from Abbot Justin DuVall, OSB, of St. Meinrad Archabbey and chairman of the school’s board of trustees. Receiving master’s degrees in divinity were Joseph Chan of Fort Smith, Mario Jacobo and Taryn Whittington, both of Little Rock, ... More ...  

Monk Sauce sales at Subiaco booming

Sales of Monk Sauce at Subiaco Abbey soared in one week. The abbey reported a 3,000 percent increase in sales from April to May. So far the abbey had 343 orders in May compared to 11 orders in April. Great Big Story, a new video network of CNN, visited the abbey recently and then profiled the Monk Sauce on its ... More ...  

NLR wins Battle of the Books

Immaculate Conception School in North Little Rock won first place out of 12 teams in the Battle of the Books (BOB) competition May 10 at St. Joseph School in Conway. 

Dinner for Legacy Society in Morrilton

The Sacred Heart School Endowment Fund hosted a dinner in Morrilton April 24 for the members of the Legacy Society. The Legacy Society, which began in 2013 with 28 founding members, recognizes and honors those who have made a lasting commitment of any size by including charitable gifts to the Endowment Fund in their estate plans. The event was held ... More ...  

St. Theresa principal earns masters

Kristy Dunn, principal of St. Theresa School in Little Rock, received her master’s degree in Catholic school leadership from the University of Dallas on Pentecost Sunday, May 15. Dunn became principal in 2015.

Brandi Storey awarded teacher of the year

Jerry Reichenbach of the Arkansas Air Force Association presented the chapter Elementary Teacher of the Year in STEM instruction award to Brandi Storey, eighth-grade homeroom teacher at St. Theresa School in Little Rock, at an assembly May 6. Storey is Project WILD-certified, caretaker of the Arkansas Game and Fish aquarium at St. Theresa and developer of STEM lessons in design and ... More ...  

St. John golf tournament June 11

On Saturday, June 11 the Garland County Knights of Columbus will host the Eighth Annual St. John Catholic School Golf Tournament at the Balboa Golf Course in Hot Springs Village. “Chuck Wagon Joe” Giompoletti will serve barbecue. Several prizes will be awarded. For more information, call Hans Purkott at (501) 623-8263.