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News Briefs

Subiaco Quiz Bowl winners

On Saturday, March 11, Subiaco Academy’s Quiz Bowl earned first place in the senior high school regionals in Prairie Grove. Axel Ntamatungiro, Jesus Calvillo, Andy Davis, Vinny Nguyen, Haegen Hess and Braeden Hess beat Gravette (300-255), Pea Ridge (510-145), Huntsville (380-160), Prairie Grove (425-150) and Berryville (375-90) in a round robin-style tournament. In addition to coming in first, Ntamantungiro was named ... More ...  

Women attend discernment retreat

Eighteen young women attended the 2017 diocesan Women’s Religious Vocation Discernment Retreat March 4-5 at St. Joseph Center in North Little Rock. Nine sisters made up the retreat team.  All the women and others are invited to join an ongoing discernment group called Listeners of the Lord. The first meeting will be held at St. John Center from 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, March ... More ...  

Anti-Catholicism history book awarded

“Anti-Catholicism in Arkansas: How Politicians, the Press, the Klan, and Religious Leaders Imagined an Enemy, 1910–1960” by Kenneth Barnes received the 2017 J.G. Ragsdale Award in Arkansas History. Barnes, a professor of history at the University of Central Arkansas, said, “Since the book’s publication we have all become more aware that prejudice and intolerance are still alive and well. Many of ... More ...  

Bishop leads pro-life prayers at abortion clinic

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor will lead the Stations of the Cross in front of Little Rock Family Planning Services, the abortion clinic at 4 Office Park Drive at 11 a.m., Friday, March 17. For more information, contact Catherine Phillips, diocesan respect life director, at (501) 664-0340. The bishop also will pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet in front of the Planned Parenthood ... More ...  

Sacred Heart Bazaar June 2-3

The Sacred Heart School Bazaar will be held June 2-3 in Morrilton. Various activities will be available for all ages on both nights, including a midway featuring kiddie land games, Bingo, ham and bacon stand, silent/online auction, a Baggo tournament and various other attractions. This year’s grand prize for the raffle is a 2017 Ford F-150 4x2 SuperCrew. The drawing for ... More ...  

Knights donate $9,000 to ARC

On Feb. 11 the Arkansas state council of the Knights of Columbus presented a $9,000 check to The ARC of Arkansas to assist those with intellectual disabilities. The check represented the proceeds from numerous Arkansas councils, which held local fundraisers across the state.

Knights help repair home

The Knights of Columbus #2857 of Blytheville recently made repairs to a home of a parishioner of St. Matthew Church in Osceola. After evaluating what repairs were needed, the Knights purchased the needed materials to repair the roof, storm windows and gutters. The Knights who participated were John Holt, Trung Nguyen, Don Davis, Matt Ostendorf, David Larkin, Rick Greenwell and ... More ...  

Discernment retreat March 24-26

Holy Angels Convent in Jonesboro will host a Come and See Retreat March 24-26. The retreat starts Friday evening and ends Sunday after lunch. For more information call (870) 926-4201.