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New deacon: Jim Goodhart, Little Rock

Published: June 6, 2022   
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Deacon Jim Goodhart

Jim Goodhart, 63

Our Lady of the Holy Souls, Little Rock

Assigned to: Holy Souls and Our Lady of Good Counsel, Little Rock

Employment: Attorney, Arkansas Game & Fish Commission

Wife: Ruthmary

How did you hear your calling to become a deacon? Steady, quiet encouragement over adulthood from our Lord.

What ministries are you currently involved in? Eucharistic ministry with sick/elderly, sacristan assistance at Mass, marriage preparation 

Who have been the biggest influences in your diaconate formation? My wife, Ruthmary; originally, my parents (now deceased); pastor, Father John Marconi; diocesan diaconate team; and most definitely the supportive parishioners of Our Lady of the Holy Souls.

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