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Graduates of Subiaco Academy

Published: June 3, 2020   

Subiaco Academy’s graduation ceremony will take place in the Abbey Inner Courtyard at a date to be determined. Mark Rust will be the graduation speaker. Johnny Chien Bui will be the valedictorian. Daniel Patterson Haunert, son of Melaine and... More 

Graduates of Mount St. Mary Academy in Little Rock

Published: June 3, 2020   

The Class of 2020 is scheduled to graduate Aug. 3 at Robinson Auditorium in downtown Little Rock. Sarah Catherine Phillips Gutierrez of the Class of 1998 and founder/partner/CEO of Aptus Financial will be the graduation speaker. The valedictorian will... More 

Graduates of Sacred Heart High School in Morrilton

Published: June 3, 2020   

Graduation is scheduled for July 12 at 4 p.m. in the Sacred Heart School Ruff Auditorium. Valedictorians are Madeline Bottoms, Sarah Duvall, Luke Hartman and Madison Harper. Salutatorian is Joseph Darling, son of Joe and Kimberly Darling. He plans... More 

Graduates of Catholic High School for Boys in Little Rock

Published: June 3, 2020   

Graduation will be held July 31 in the school gym. Graduation speakers have not been determined as of press time. The valedictorian is Joshua Taylor Nguyen. The salutatorian is Anthony Robert Sterba, son of Kenneth and Kristin Sterba. He will attend... More 

Graduates of St. Joseph High School in Conway

Published: June 3, 2020   

St. Joseph High School held its graduation as planned May 17 at St. Joseph Church. The graduation speakers were valedictorian Elijah Bailey, salutatorian Elizabeth Chandler, senior class secretary Abbie Flake and senior class president Nicholas Brorman. Chandler,... More 

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Published: June 3, 2020   

Here are some of the stories you missed if you didn't read Arkansas Catholic's May 30 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.   Pandemic... More 

It’s a commandment: Loving our neighbor means everybody

By Bishop Anthony B. Taylor, Published: June 2, 2020   

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor issued this statement June 2 in response to the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and outrage, grief and anger expressed in Arkansas and across the country over the latest killing of an unarmed black man. The killing of the... More 

Religious fervor grows amid pandemic’s spread in Italy

By Junno Arocho Esteves, Published: June 2, 2020   

ROME — The uncertainty and restrictive measures in place due to the coronavirus pandemic caused an increase in prayers and religious fervor in Italy, a recent study said. The study, which was released May 22, was conducted by the State University... More 

Doramus glorifies creation by promoting the outdoors

By Dwain Hebda, Published: June 1, 2020   

Arkansans are a sports-loving people by nature and with organized athletic teams on the sidelines — their return date still largely a matter of conjecture — many are turning to the recreational options that lie in The Natural State’s... More 

Wedding dilemma: Downsize or delay in light of pandemic?

By Aprille Hanson, Published: May 29, 2020   

After dating six years, Brookelyn Throesch and Joseph Difani were ready to walk down the aisle. They had it all planned out after their Sept. 1 engagement — a wedding Mass May 9 at St. Paul the Apostle Church in Pocahontas surrounded by 350 of their... More