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Chalice gifted to bishop

The family of Leroy V. Anderle of Windthorst, Texas, presented Anderle’s Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus chalice to Bishop Anthony B. Taylor Dec. 23. Anderle, who died Nov. 3, was a member of Assembly #1117. As a personal gesture, the fraternal organization gives a chalice in memory of the deceased member. The family can then choose to give the chalice to ... More ...  

Students donate to Cradle Care

Members of St. Joseph School’s National Honor Society in Conway donated child care items to the Conway Cradle Care, which serves expectant and parenting adolescents by meeting the developmental needs of their children. The Honor Society members used their own funds to buy clothes, pacifiers, wet wipes, diapers, baby bottles, rattle toys, bibs and burp cloths. 

Arkansas Catholic Asks podcast

The staff of Arkansas Catholic is now producing a monthly podcast called Arkansas Catholic Asks, which can be heard on Apple, Google Play, Spotify and anywhere podcasts are found. For the January podcast, associate editor Aprille Hanson talks with Catherine Phillips, diocesan respect life director, about the coming Mass for Life weekend, including the new Hearts for Life Conference and ... More ...  

Holy Land pilgrimage

Father John Wakube, pastor at Immaculate Conception in North Little Rock, recently led a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Pilgrims visited the Holy Sepulcher, walked and prayed the Stations of the Cross, saw the Mount of Olives and the Dead Sea Scroll site, rode a camel in Jericho, renewed their baptismal vows at the Jordan River and floated on the ... More ...  

Soup, salad supper Jan. 18

St. Andrew Church’s Semi-Annual Soup/Salad Supper will be held Friday, Jan. 18 in Yellville. The all-you-can-eat Soup and Salad Supper will be served from 4 to 7 p.m. Tickets for adults are $5, for children $2.50 and free for children 6 years old and younger. A variety of soups along with a salad, a drink and dessert will be served.

Scrips and Sips Jan. 27

Scrips and Sips, a group for Catholic young adults, will be meet Sunday, Jan. 27 at Our Lady of the Holy Souls Church in Little Rock. The discussion “Being a Catholic Young Adult” will feature Father Patrick Friend, assistant chaplain at Catholic High School. The start time is 6:45 p.m. in the parish hall, which is adjacent to the sanctuary. ... More ...  

Rosaries from Sacred Heart

100,000 shipped rosaries was the ambitious goal of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church Rosary Makers in Hot Springs Village. The ladies meet every week to make rosaries to be sent off free of charge to any group that requests them nationally and internationally. This includes small villages, orphanages, hospitals, prisons, schools, military, other churches and Catholic Charities. The rosaries are ... More ...  

Students send letters to soldiers

Trinity Junior High School in Fort Smith observed Advent by sending letters to soldiers, nursing home residents and the sisters of St. Scholastica Monastery, celebrating special feast days, daily devotional prayers, praying with prayer partners and by reaching out to local agencies in the community. Each grade held its own collection drive. The ninth grade collected items like razors and ... More ...