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Renovation at Sacred Heart Church uplifts spirits

By Aprille Hanson, Published: February 21, 2019   

For 50 years, the sanctuary of Sacred Heart Church in Charleston was a blank canvas, with its white walls and suspended ceiling. Thanks to the dedication of the 500 congregants, the space was transformed with flowing arches, a mural of the Holy Spirit... More 

Debt in college: Daughter should take care of payments

Published: February 20, 2019   

Dear Dave, My daughter is in college, and I’ve always warned her to stay away from credit cards. Recently, I learned she got a department store credit card despite my advice. She has stayed within her credit limit, but she has never made any of... More 

Read about both local and global news in Arkansas Catholic

Published: February 20, 2019   

Here are some of the stories you missed if you didn't read Arkansas Catholic's Feb. 16 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 

A Catholic you want to know: Bryan Nguyen

By Alesia Schaefer, Published: February 19, 2019   

Why you want to know Bryan Nguyen: Bryan became a parishioner at St. Vincent de Paul in 1981. Realizing there were other Vietnamese families in the parish who longed for a Mass in their native language, Bryan began working to have one said regularly.... More 

Subiaco Abbey welcomes two new Benedictine monks

Published: February 18, 2019   

Subiaco Abbey welcomed two new Benedictine monks Feb. 2. During vespers Novices Casey Simpson and John Fryer presented their written and signed petitions to Abbot Leonard Wangler, who then received their public profession of monastic vows for three years.... More 

Saldana’s ministry to first responders a mission from God

By Aprille Hanson, Published: February 16, 2019   

Lining the hallway of her home, Donna Saldana proudly displays patches from sheriff, police, EMS, fire departments and other first responders throughout Arkansas, along with funeral cards and dozens of Post-It note prayer requests. Insignia coins from... More 

Urban farming blooms in the winter in North Little Rock

By Aprille Hanson, Published: February 14, 2019   

Ruth Landers plucks a few dead leaves from an otherwise flourishing garden of a variety of greens — garlic, lettuce, spinach, sugar snap peas, English peas — and a burst of deep purple with Scottish Kale. “And onions,” Landers... More 

Articles in Arkansas Catholic can help build your faith

Published: February 13, 2019   

Here are some of the stories you missed if you didn't read Arkansas Catholic's Feb. 9 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 milestone win, coach looks back on Catholic school time

By Dwain Hebda, Published: February 12, 2019   

Nearly four decades ago, Ronnie Williams walked into Immaculate Conception School in Fort Smith for the first time as teacher and coach. By his own admission, it didn’t take a genius to spot the Southern Baptist in the room. “I can remember... More 

Parishes: Service is top reason to engage with community

By Aprille Hanson, Published: February 11, 2019   

A call to service is the main reason Catholics partner with community organizations to provide services for people most in need, according to the latest data collected for the Little Rock Congregations study at the University of Arkansas Little Rock. Dr.... More