The Official Newspaper of the Diocese of Little Rock
   

Current News

Parishes receive grants for Formed faith formation website

By Malea Hargett, Published: October 16, 2017   

The “Catholic Netflix” is expanding in the Diocese of Little Rock this fall. Thanks to a two-year grant from an anonymous donor, 50 parishes will be able to get access to Formed for all their parishioners for a discounted rate. Formed... More 

Three Catholic parishes, hospital supports outreach center

By Maryanne Meyerriecks, Published: October 15, 2017   

FORT SMITH — Residents of the Arkansas River Valley who want to transform their lives and become self-sufficient have a new resource in Fort Smith. Thanks to support from the three Catholic churches and the Catholic hospital in Fort Smith, the... More 

Lawyers, judges, government officials attend Red Mass

By Aprille Hanson, Published: October 14, 2017         

The 23rd Red Mass was held for those in law and government Oct. 6 at the Cathedral of St. Andrew in Little Rock. The annual Mass and luncheon are organized by the St. Thomas More Society of Arkansas. Father Greg Luyet, diocesan judicial vicar and chaplain... More 

Time capsule is an unexpected find for Jonesboro parish

By Sarah Morris, Published: October 12, 2017      

JONESBORO — Father Alphonse Gollapalli calls an Oct. 4 discovery a “treasure” for his parish. Nabholz Construction workers were removing the foundation stone from the front facade of the former Blessed Sacrament Church when they discovered... More 

Never miss a story by subscribing to Arkansas Catholic

Published: October 11, 2017   

Here are some of the stories you missed if you didn't read Arkansas Catholic's Oct. 7 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 

Siloam Springs church commissioned one-of-a-kind artwork

By Alesia Schaefer, Published: October 9, 2017   

SILOAM SPRINGS — Crystal Bridges Museum isn’t the only institution in northwest Arkansas that can claim one-of-a-kind art.  St. Mary Church in Siloam Springs now has three eye-catching pieces thanks to the pastor and supportive parishioners. On... More 

Bishop blesses prayer intentions to Mary Undoer of Knots

By Dwain Hebda, Published: October 7, 2017         

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor celebrated Mass and blessed prayer panels from 15 parishes and schools participating in the Mary Undoer of Knots Prayer Project. The special Mass was held Sept. 30 at St. Edward Church in Little Rock. The prayer panels ranged... More 

Golfers drive donations to Catholic Charities of Arkansas

Published: October 7, 2017   

The 23rd annual Bishop McDonald-Catholic Charities Golf Classic at Maumelle Country Club Sept. 25 was met with sunny weather and joyful golfers. Catholic Charities of Arkansas executive director Patrick Gallaher said he was “gloriously happy”... More 

Bishop names pastor for Blessed Stanley Rother Church

Published: October 6, 2017   

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor announced the following pastoral appointment: • Effective Sept. 24 Rev. Salvador Márquez-Muñoz appointed pastor of Blessed Stanley Rother Church in Decatur. This is in addition to his current responsibilities... More 

Catholic educators honored for 25 years of service

Published: October 6, 2017   

The superintendent of Catholics and four Catholic school teachers were honored Sept. 29 during Arkansas Teacher Professional Day, hosted at Christ the King School in Little Rock. Superintendent Vernell Bowen was surprised with an award for 25 years... More