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Recent Articles from Arkansas Catholic

Religion program lets kids set pace in learning faith

By Katie Zakrzewski, Published: June 20, 2024      

A Montessori-style religious education program is growing in popularity across the state and letting children set the pace in learning about their Catholic faith. The Catechesis of the Good Shepherd program is currently taught to students ages 3-12 at... More 

Bella Vista Catholics plan pilgrimage

By Katie Zakrzewski, Published: June 19, 2024   

As thousands of American Catholics travel to Indianapolis for the National Eucharistic Congress July 17-21, one northwest Arkansas parish has grown even closer by planning its own pilgrimage.  St. Bernard Church in Bella Vista plans to send 18... More 

As a missionary, St. Boniface would be proud

By Bishop Anthony B. Taylor, Published: June 18, 2024   

Today we celebrate the feast of St. Boniface on what is the 16th anniversary of my ordination to be your bishop.  Many of you were not yet even in the seminary in 2008 and most of you were not yet priests. Over the course of these last 16 years,... More 

After Israeli hostage rescue, pope renews peace plea

By Junno Arocho Esteves, Published: June 17, 2024   

Pope Francis once again renewed his call for a cease-fire in Gaza following the rescue of four hostages that led to what officials in Gaza said was the killing of more than 270 Palestinians in an Israeli rescue operation that one European Union diplomat... More 

Sports complex updates are underway at Subiaco Academy

By Isabella Divino, Published: June 17, 2024      

Significant transformations began in May at Subiaco Academy. The all-boys Benedictine school is adding an artificial turf playing field and all-weather track to the Reynold P. Maus Sports Complex, replacing the current dirt track and grass field. The... More 

Providence Park makes village for Little Rock homeless

By Katie Zakrzewski, Published: June 14, 2024      

Every morning as Errin Stanger unlocked the front doors of the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub in downtown North Little Rock, she found herself talking with the homeless people who gathered under the building’s awning for shelter.  Stanger,... More 

Don't go into debt to pay for parents' anniversary party

Published: June 13, 2024   

Dear Dave, I’m trying hard to get control of my money and get out of debt, but I had a situation come up the other day, and I really don’t know what to do. I’m one of four brothers, and our parents’ fiftieth wedding anniversary... More 

New diocesan development director followed God’s call

By Katie Zakrzewski, Published: June 13, 2024   

Kelly Wewers has excelled in her career by following two things — the numbers and God’s will.  The daughter of a banker, Wewers knew since she was a teenager that she was destined for a career in finance.  “From the time... More 

Catholic photographer makes pilgrimage to Little Rock

By Katie Zakrzewski, Published: June 12, 2024      

Andrew Masi had never been to Arkansas before June 9. With his visit, Masi is one step closer to reaching his goal of photographing every Catholic cathedral and basilica in the United States.  Masi has been to 36 states on a mission to photograph... More 

Get youth involved in Church life, faith

By Matthew Lamb, Published: June 11, 2024   

I have often heard about the lack of youth involvement in the Church. I see the truth in this statement. Most people my age are more consistent in social media posts than in prayer. This apathy of the younger generation is quite apparent.  However,... More