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Vincentians have dedicated 400 years to serving the poor

By Malea Hargett, Published: November 16, 2017         

The 400th anniversary of the Vincentian charism was celebrated Nov. 11 during a Mass, presentation and lunch at the Vincentian Lay Missioners Center in North Little Rock. More than 200 people attended the outdoor bilingual Mass with Vincentian former... More 

Arkansas Catholic print, digital editions contain more news

Published: November 15, 2017   

Here are some of the stories you missed if you didn't read Arkansas Catholic's Nov. 11 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 

Stork buses take pregnancy help to women who need it

By Aprille Hanson, Published: November 14, 2017   

Following Jesus’ command to go out and spread God’s life-saving truth, the Hope Women’s Resource Center in Pine Bluff will be able to reach more women in a crisis pregnancy thanks to money being raised by the state Knights of Columbus... More 

Celebration of Hispanic faith is Nov. 18 in Little Rock

By Aprille Hanson, Published: November 13, 2017   

Latinos throughout Arkansas who have spent the past year venturing out to the peripheries, encouraging fallen-away Catholics and others to encounter Christ, will celebrate the fruits of that labor during the Diocesan Encuentro Saturday, Nov. 18 at the... More 

Arkansas Catholic pilgrims walked in footsteps of saints

By Malea Hargett, Published: November 11, 2017         

Created as a pilgrimage to walk in the footstep of saints, Arkansas Catholic hosted 74 pilgrims in Italy Oct. 27-Nov. 5 through Assisi, Orvieto, Cascia, Rome, Subiaco and Castel Gandolfo, stopping in each city to learn more about the Church, Jesus and... More 

Addiction to marijuana can lead to ‘radical loss of freedom’

By Alesia Schaefer, Published: November 10, 2017   

ROGERS — Hotly debated on all counts is the subject of marijuana. Controversial at best, the topics surrounding cannabis can range from individual rights to state rights. But to ignore this national discussion, is to avoid the proverbial elephant... More 

Scholarship appeal seeking help for neediest families

Published: November 10, 2017   

A diocese-wide appeal will kick off Nov. 11-12 to raise money for scholarships for low-income students in Catholic schools. The annual Catholic Schools of Arkansas Scholarship Appeal provides funding to schools to offset unfunded aid to qualified students.... More 

Prayer service commemorates 500 years since Reformation

By Aprille Hanson, Published: November 9, 2017         

When Jesus proclaimed himself as the true vine and God the Father as the vine grower in John’s Gospel (15:1-5), he emphasized the need for people to be unified to him, the branches outstretched. It is a message of unity, shared with the faithful... More 

Arkansas Catholic keeps the faithful informed

Published: November 8, 2017   

Here are some of the stories you missed if you didn't read Arkansas Catholic's Nov. 4 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 

U.S. opioid epidemic affects addicts, families and budgets

By Mark Pattison , Published: November 7, 2017   

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The opioid crisis may have sneaked up on the United States, but few would dispute President Donald Trump's assertion that it is now a national emergency. Trump made the formal declaration Oct. 26. But much needs to be done before... More