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27 golf teams tee off to raise money for Catholic Charities

Published: October 21, 2019      

The 25th annual Bishop McDonald-Catholic Charities Golf Classic at Maumelle Country Club Oct. 7 ushered in both the crisp chill of fall and $38,000 toward ministries in need. “It’s beautiful. The rain stopped on time, the sun has come up.... More 

Former Little Rock school fills void with day care center

By Aprille Hanson, Published: October 18, 2019      

In May, the halls of St. Edward School were silenced when it officially closed its doors after 134 years of continued Catholic education in downtown Little Rock. But the silence did not last long. On Aug. 19, the laughter and learning began to float... More 

St. John Newman canonization energizes campus ministry

By Aprille Hanson, Published: October 17, 2019   

The canonization of St. John Henry Newman Oct. 13 is more than adding another saint to the Church. For Catholic students at Arkansas State University and around the world, he’s a saint to model for his courage and search for the truth. On Oct.... More 

Arkansas Catholic has the news you need to know

Published: October 16, 2019   

Here are some of the stories you missed if you didn't read Arkansas Catholic's Oct. 12 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 

Walmart, other retailers listen to religious shareholders

By Mark Pattison, Published: October 15, 2019   

WASHINGTON — The desire for action on preventing more gun violence may face hurdles in Congress, but those pressing for change are having an effect in the corporate boardroom. While now may be the moment to effect changes in federal firearms... More 

Subiaco Academy relies on services of Lou Trusty

By Aprille Hanson, Published: October 14, 2019   

When Lou Trusty walked into Subiaco Academy in 1965 at just 17 years old, she was charting new territory. She took the helm as the academy’s first secretary during a time when both lay people and women were scarce. “I thought, ‘Well,... More 

Linstad ordained a deacon before moving to state

Published: October 11, 2019   

Deacon Richard E. Linstad, a deacon for 41 years, serving at St. Peter the Fisherman Church in Mountain Home for the past 25 years, died Sept. 30. He was 81. He was born April 12, 1938, in Milwaukee to Raymond L. and Veronica M. Sablovitch Linstad.... More 

Bishop: Immigration rules prioritize the affluent, not families

Published: October 11, 2019   

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor issued this statement Oct. 7 following the announcement of federal changes to immigration rules. Depending on the outcome of litigation cases, beginning Oct. 15, the Trump administration will deny individuals seeking legal... More 

Father Tony Robbins blesses dogs at Hounds' Hideaway

Published: October 11, 2019      

Father Tony Robbins, pastor at St. Joseph Church in Conway, blesses dogs and their owners at Hounds’ Hideaway, a local dog daycare and boarding facility, Oct. 2 near the feast St. Francis of Assisi. About 40 dogs received a blessing and St. Francis... More 

St. Thomas More Society recognizes two retired judges

By Aprille Hanson, Published: October 10, 2019         

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor reminded legal and political figures attending the annual Red Mass of the importance of the yoke, the law as it was referred to in the Bible, and to be guided by the Holy Spirit, “yoked above all to the Lord.” “True... More