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Recent Articles from Arkansas Catholic

St. Augustine’s lesson from 400 A.D. for Millennials, Gen Z

By Alesia Schaefer, Published: April 21, 2018   

ROGERS — Each generation blames the one before or after it for cultural problems, bad music, bad fashion, too much or not enough religion and even collective character flaws. I imagine that to be the reason that generations were given all-inclusive... More 

Believers of Christ don’t need ‘proof’ to see

By Bishop Anthony B. Taylor, Published: April 19, 2018   

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor delivered this homily April 15. We have an expression, “Seeing is believing,” but actually that’s inaccurate. Seeing is “proof,” not belief. In most instances, believing is when we’re convinced... More 

25 Arkansas leaders travel to Texas for regional Encuentro

By Aprille Hanson, Published: April 19, 2018   

Creating parish communities that focus on spiritual formation, youth, vocational culture, family and economic stability are priorities for Hispanics in the state as a way to establish a closer bond to the Church and feel welcome, according to findings... More 

Keeping it real in Arkansas Catholic

Published: April 18, 2018   

Here are some of the stories you missed if you didn't read Arkansas Catholic's April 14 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 

Glory Road: Morrilton survivor hosts 5K for cancer research

By Dwain Hebda, Published: April 17, 2018   

Julie Session stares out a sleek glass window wall at the matte morning sky. From the third floor of the hospital where she’s reported for her regular treatment, the view is an unbroken pewter slate stretching in all directions. It reminds her less... More 

A Catholic you want to know: Deacon Danny Hartnedy

By Aprille Hanson, Published: April 16, 2018   

Why you want to know Deacon Danny Hartnedy: Hartnedy has been teaching religion to seventh- and eighth-grade students at Christ the King School in Little Rock for about 20 years. From the unique student art to saint cards tacked to the ceiling to remind... More 

Trinity Junior High will own both wings of 1958 building

By Jacqueline Burkepile, Published: April 14, 2018      

FORT SMITH — Representatives of Trinity Junior High School in Fort Smith explained that the school is “here to stay,” after they came to an agreement to buy the land and building they currently lease from the Benedictine sisters of St.... More 

How does feet washing relate to Eucharist?

By Bishop Anthony B. Taylor, Published: April 13, 2018   

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor delivered this homily on Holy Thursday, March 29. One of the greatest occupational hazards I face as a priest and now as bishop is that it is easy to get used to being waited on. And I never want to take people’s kindness... More 

Blessed Rother added to liturgical calendar

Published: April 12, 2018   

A request to add an optional memorial of Blessed Stanley Rother in the Diocese of Little Rock has been approved by the Vatican, Bishop Anthony B. Taylor announced April 5. Every year the memorial will be part of the liturgical calendar in Arkansas... More 

Top photo chosen for 2019 diocesan directory

Published: April 11, 2018      

Mary Graham of Fayetteville captured the old bell tower and ruined wall in a view past the new chuch at St. Joseph in Tontitown, and also captured first place in Arkansas Catholic’s 2018 contest to select an image for the cover of the diocesan directory. Graham... More