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Churches in Arkansas open for prayer and confession

Several parishes offer more times for adoration, confession in light of Mass cancellations

Published: April 6, 2020   
Aprille Hanson, Arkansas Catholic file
Jo Ann Gourley prays in the perpetual Eucharistic adoration chapel at Our Lady of Fatima in Benton in 2018.

As public Masses are suspended in the Diocese of Little Rock through April 30, churches were asked by Arkansas Catholic to provide the hours they are open and when they will offer eucharistic adoration and confession. If confession times are not listed, please contact the priest to set up an appointment.



St. Mary
Sanctuary open: Daylight hours
Adoration hours: Sundays, 8-11 a.m.
Confession times: Any time; knock on the door or call Father Pius Ajunwa Iwu (870-833-3158)



Sacred Heart of Mary
Sanctuary open: Mondays – Saturdays, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sundays, noon-6 p.m.



Our Lady of Fatima
Sanctuary open: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. daily
Adoration hours: perpetual



Our Lady of the Assumption
Sanctuary open: Saturdays, 3:30 p.m.-7 p.m.; Sundays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.



St. Stephen
Sanctuary open: Mondays-Thursdays, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Fridays, 9 a.m.-noon, Sundays, 10 a.m.-noon
Adoration hours: Mondays-Thursdays, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Fridays, 9 a.m.-noon, Sundays, 10 a.m.-noon



St. Rose
Adoration hours: Tuesdays, 5-8 p.m., Saturdays, 3-6 p.m.
Confession times: Tuesdays, 5-8 p.m., Saturdays 3-6 p.m.



Sacred Heart
Sanctuary open: 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m. daily


Cherokee Village

St. Michael
Confession times: Sundays, 9-11 am.



Holy Redeemer
Sanctuary open: Saturdays, 4-5 p.m.


Eureka Springs

St. Elizabeth of Hungary
Sanctuary open: 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily
Adoration hours: Tuesdays 5-5:30 p.m.
Confession times: Thursdays 9:15 a.m.



St. Joseph
Sanctuary open 7 a.m.- 7 p.m. daily
Adoration hours: perpetual
Confession times: 7- 8 a.m., noon- 1 p.m. and 6- 7 p.m. daily


Fort Smith

Immaculate Conception
Sanctuary open: 6 a.m.-7 p.m. daily

St. Boniface 
Adoration hours: 8 a.m.- 8 p.m. daily
Confession times: Wednesdays 5-6 p.m., Saturdays 3-4 p.m.



Our Lady of Good Hope
Sanctuary open: Mondays - Fridays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Adoration: Sundays, 8:30 a.m. -2 p.m.
Confession times: Sundays, 9:30.-10:30 a.m.


Horseshoe Bend

St. Mary of the Mount
Sanctuary open: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m.-noon
Adoration hours: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m.-noon

Hot Springs

St. John
Sanctuary open: Mondays- Fridays, 10 a.m.- noon
Adoration hours: Mondays-Fridays 10 a.m.-noon; Saturdays, 2:30-4 p.m., Sundays, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., with confession and anointing available
Confession times: Sundays, 8-9 a.m. and 3-4 p.m.

St. Mary
Adoration hours: Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 10 a.m.-noon; Saturdays, 2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m., with confession available; Sundays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Confession times: Sundays, 8 a.m.-8:30 a.m.


Hot Springs Village

Sacred Heart of Jesus
Sanctuary open: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. daily (after hours are available with pass code)
Adoration hours: perpetual
Confession times: Tuesdays and Fridays, 9 -10 a.m., Wednesdays and Thursdays, 3-4 p.m., Saturdays, 10-11:30 a.m.


Little Rock

Christ the King
Sanctuary open: 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. daily except when recording Mass
Confession times: Mondays-Saturdays, 5 p.m.; Saturdays, 11 a.m.

Our Lady of Good Counsel
Sanctuary open: 8 a.m.- 8 p.m. daily
Confession times: 8-10 a.m., 6-8 p.m. daily

Our Lady of the Holy Souls Church
Sanctuary open: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; Wednesdays, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturdays, 2-4 p.m. and Sundays, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Confession times: Wednesdays, 4-5 p.m., Saturdays, 2:30- 3:30 p.m.

St. Edward
Sanctuary open: Mondays-Fridays, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturdays, 9 a.m. -6 p.m.; Sundays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.


Sts. Peter and Paul
Sanctuary open: Sundays, Thursdays and Fridays
Adoration hours: Sundays, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.; Thursdays 6 a.m. to Fridays 6 a.m.



St. Agnes
Adoration hours: Wednesdays and Fridays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m



Sacred Heart
Sanctuary open: Daylight hours
Adoration hours: Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
Confession times: Saturdays, 11 a.m.-noon and 5- 5:30 p.m.


North Little Rock

Immaculate Heart of Mary
Sanctuary open: Mondays – Fridays, 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Adoration hours: Wednesdays, 1-9 p.m., Sundays, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m.
Confession times: Drive- thru, Wednesdays, 1-2 p.m.

Immaculate Conception
Sanctuary open: 7 a.m.-7 p.m. daily
Adoration hours: 7 a.m.-7 p.m. daily
Confession times: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, 6 p.m.-7p.m.

St. Mary
Sanctuary open: Mondays – Fridays, 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Adoration hours: Sundays, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.


Pine Bluff

St. Joseph
Sanctuary open: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily
Adoration hours: Sundays, 11 a.m.-noon; Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays, 8-8:30 a.m.; Tuesdays, 11 a.m.-noon and Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m. 
Confession times: Saturdays, 11 a.m.-noon



St. Anthony
Sanctuary open: Sundays, 10-11:30 a.m. and Fridays; 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Adoration hours: Sundays, 10-11:30 a.m.
Confession times: Sundays, 11 -11:30 a.m.



St. Vincent de Paul
Sanctuary open: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily
Adoration hours: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily
Confession times: Thursdays 5-6:30 p.m., Saturdays 9-10:30 a.m.


Siloam Springs

St. Mary
Adoration hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 – 8 p.m., Saturdays, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m., Sundays 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Confession times: Saturdays, 3 p.m.

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