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Former school building back in education business in Fort Smith

By Maryanne Meyerriecks, Published: January 25, 2021   

FORT SMITH -- The building for St. Boniface School, which closed in July 2019 after 132 years of Catholic education, is now home to the Community School of the Arts. The school, which began as the Academy of the Arts at the University of Arkansas Fort... More 

Forgiveness and healing possible after an abortion

By Aprille Hanson, Published: January 22, 2021   

At 18 years old, Lucy was a college freshman still living at home with her parents. Angela was 19 and had already left home, falling into a world of drugs, trapped in an abusive relationship. They each became pregnant. They both had an abortion.  Even... More 

Pro-life weekend scaled back to smaller Cathedral Mass

By Aprille Hanson, Published: January 21, 2021         

While the activities surrounding the annual Mass for Life at the Cathedral of St. Andrew in Little Rock Jan. 17 were scaled back, the pro-life message came through just as strong as the value and brevity of life hits close to home during the COVID-19... More 

St. Augustine Church leads MLK march in community

Published: January 20, 2021      

Congregants and guests attending Mass at St. Augustine Church in North Little Rock capped their worship with a four-block march in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Sunday, Jan. 17. More than 50 marchers followed a motorcycle escort through the neighborhood,... More 

Arkansas Catholic subscribers access local, global news

Published: January 20, 2021   

Here are some of the stories you missed if you didn't read Arkansas Catholic's Jan. 16 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 

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor receives COVID-19 vaccine

Published: January 19, 2021   

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor receives his COVID-19 vaccination Jan. 11 from Billy Wooten, RN, at St. Vincent Infirmary in Little Rock with hospital chaplain Father Warren Harvey by his side.  The bishop received the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. The bishop,... More 

Commitment and passion pay off for Hogs runner Taylor

By Dwain Hebda, Published: January 18, 2021   

Kieran Taylor can tell you the precise moment he was all-in for running. The Wabbit, Rocket and now Razorback middle distancer had only been competing for three years, taking up the sport at Our Lady of Holy Souls School in Little Rock in sixth grade,... More 

Young, Catholic & Black: ‘There is a place for people like me’

By Aprille Hanson, Published: January 15, 2021   

Dionne Mitchell was born and raised Catholic, attending St. Augustine Church in North Little Rock, one of three historically Black Catholic churches in Arkansas. As a 29-year-old, she has her pick of churches in Central Arkansas, but has always sought... More 

Immigration offices hopeful for permanent solution for DACA

By Aprille Hanson, Published: January 14, 2021   

Young undocumented immigrants again have the chance to live and work in the United States without fear of deportation under the protection of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program after restrictions were lifted Dec. 4.  Federal judge... More 

Start the New Year with the Good News in Arkansas Catholic

Published: January 13, 2021   

Here are some of the stories you missed if you didn't read Arkansas Catholic's Jan. 9 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.   Vatican... More