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Recent Articles from Arkansas Catholic

Take a fast from food, social media, even hot showers

By Aprille Hanson, Published: February 26, 2020   

As Catholics have fallen off the wagon at eating healthier and exercising in the New Year, come February there’s another opportunity to get back on track — Lent. However, fasting is about more than giving up Snickers or skipping the steak.... More 

Arkansas Catholic is your source for the faith-filled news

Published: February 26, 2020   

Here are some of the stories you missed if you didn't read Arkansas Catholic's Feb. 22 issue. Some of the stories and columns in Arkansas Catholic appear only in the print and free digital editions. To read what you're missing, subscribe today.   Pope... More 

It’s a better idea to pre-plan, not pre-pay, your funeral

Published: February 25, 2020   

Dear Dave, My husband passed away last year at just 45 years old. We always tried to be careful with our money, and we were in good enough shape financially that I paid for his funeral with cash. A few days ago, I started getting letters from the funeral... More 

Videos added to ‘Faithful Citizenship’ guide by bishops

By Dennis Sadowski, Published: February 24, 2020   

WASHINGTON — A series of long-planned videos that supplement the U.S. bishops’ quadrennial “Faithful Citizenship” document that provides guidance to voters during a presidential election year have been finalized for viewing. Posted... More 

Diocesan Auditor’s Report and Financial Statements for 2019

Published: February 21, 2020   

The complete Diocese of Little Rock Auditor's Report and Financial Statements for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019, were published in the Feb. 22, 2020 issue of Arkansas Catholic. You may download a PDF file of the report, below.   Dear... More 

We will be judged not on Law, but on God’s will

By Bishop Anthony B. Taylor, Published: February 20, 2020   

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor delivered this homily Feb. 16. Do you know the difference between a crime and a scandal? A crime is a violation of the law. A scandal is a misdeed — whether a legal violation or not — by someone whom we hold to... More 

Praying a word of the year can center us

By Olivia Parker, Published: February 20, 2020   

The start of a new year signals the start of intentional goals that aim to revive and replenish the mind and soul. We are called to take this opening chapter as an opportunity to center our lives around the one thing that can truly refresh our souls,... More 

LR Pax Christi leader honored as Peace Activist of the Year

By Dwain Hebda, Published: February 20, 2020   

Dr. Sherry Simon was honored Feb. 8 by Arkansas Coalition for Peace and Justice as its Peace Activist of the Year. Simon received the award at the group’s annual membership meeting in Little Rock. “I’m overwhelmed,” she told... More 

Arkansas Catholic is your source for the faith-filled news

Published: February 19, 2020   

Here are some of the stories you missed if you didn't read Arkansas Catholic's Feb. 15 issue. Some of the stories and columns in Arkansas Catholic appear only in the print and free digital editions. To read what you're missing, subscribe today.   Secrecy... More 

Campaign pushes to make housing a priority for homeless

By Dennis Sadowski , Published: February 18, 2020   

WASHINGTON — For years, Dominican Sister Donna Markham, president and CEO of Catholic Charities USA, has said it’s a scandal that millions of American families are struggling to find a stable place to live. She knows how housing costs are... More