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Knights support priest’s mother

The Knights of Columbus at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Hot Springs Village are continuing to support the mother of Father Nelson Rubio, associate pastor of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in North Little Rock. Father Rubio’s mother lives in Venezuela. Obtaining food, health care items and hygiene items in Venezuela is nearly impossible unless bought on the black market ... More ...  

Author Kathy Izard speaks at MSM

Kathy Izard, award-winning author and motivational speaker from North Carolina, shared her faith journey with Mount St. Mary Academy’s theology classes during her visit Nov. 28 in Little Rock. Izard’s journey is detailed in “The Hundred Story Home: A Memoir of Finding Faith in Ourselves and Something Bigger.” Izard’s story demonstrated to the nearly 150 students in attendance how those pesky ... More ...  

Marriage retreat in February, June

The next Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekends will be held Feb. 15-17 at Subiaco Abbey and and June 7-9 at Our Lady Queen of Peace Retreat Center in Memphis. The weekend is open to married couples who want to improve their communications skills. Apply online at arkansaswwme.org/apply, contact Leah and Ben Brewer at (501) 733-1235 or email apply@arkansaswwme.org. For Christmas discount, use ... More ...  

MSM donates 52,000 cans

Mount St. Mary Academy students in Little Rock shattered their goal of collecting 35,000 canned goods and cash equivalents by collecting more than 52,000 cans in November. The students spent four weeks collecting canned food items and cash donations from family, friends and neighbors as part of the school’s annual Robin Hood Days drive benefitting organizations that help the hungry and ... More ...  

Knights Christmas radio ads

The Knights of Columbus in Central Arkansas are sponsoring Keep Christ in Christmas ads on radio stations The Point 94.1 and The Buzz 103.7 during morning and afternoon traffic reports from Monday, Dec. 3 through Friday, Dec. 21.

Good Counsel sharing ministry

Beginning Dec. 1-2 a new sharing ministry was started at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church in Little Rock. A wooden box shaped like a little church was installed outside near the chapel steps and will be filled with non-perishable food, personal hygiene items and household supplies on a regular basis. Items can be taken by parishioners and neighbors as needed. ... More ...  

Blue Christmas Mass Dec. 19

A Blue Christmas Service will be held Wednesday, Dec. 19 at 6:30 p.m. at Our Lady of the Holy Souls Church in Little Rock. The service is open to anyone who is suffering from grief due to a loss caused by death, divorce or a forced separation. The service will be held held in the church with songs and prayers ... More ...  

Rogers Christmas performances

On Tuesday, Dec. 18 at 6:30 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul School in Rogers will host a sixth-eighth grade band and choir concert followed by the third to fifth graders performing “The Mystery of Simon Shepherd.”