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News Briefs

Four new Eagle Scouts

Four parishioners of Christ the King Church in Little Rock earned the Eagle Scout rank during a Court of Honor March 9 in the church. They are seniors Ben Hughes and Ethan Wold and juniors Sam Ray and Joshua Nguyen. Hughes attends Pulaski Academy while Wold, Ray and Nguyen attend Catholic High School. U.S. Congressman French Hill, an Eagle Scout ... More ...  

Beck wins Pioneer Award

Raquel Beck, a member of St. Mary Church in Siloam Springs, was recognized by the Siloam Springs Chamber of Commerce with the 2019 Pioneer Award. The award is given to residents for volunteerism and love of community. At St. Mary, she served on the Altar Society, parish council and Women of Mary and has been a religious education teacher for ... More ...  

Three-parish game night

A priest faces a unique challenge when he is the pastor of three different parishes. Among them is how to unite the parishes to communicate and work closely as one, while still respecting the identity of the individual churches. The parishes of St. Ignatius in Scranton, Sts. Peter and Paul in Morrison Bluff and St. Meinrad in Prairie View joined ... More ...  

Knights serve dinner to homeless vets

The Knights of Columbus provided a St. Patrick’s dinner for 36 homeless veterans at the St. Francis House Veteran’s Rehabilitation Center in Little Rock. Knights Terry Theisen, Bill Nosek, Bob Kulas, Ray Ambrozich, Mike Murphy and Tom Donnelly served the vets Irish stew and soda bread as well as desserts provided by Knight’s wives and several ladies of the American Legion ... More ...  

MSM Lenten Reflection March 26

Mount St. Mary Academy in Little Rock invites alumnae, parents and friends to a Lenten Evening of Reflection Tuesday, March 26. The theme for the event is based on the 2018-2019 school year theme, “Go Forth in Love.” Former MSM president Sister Deborah Troillett, RSM, will be the guest speaker. The event will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. at Mount ... More ...  

Grief support Holy Souls March 27

A grief support group will begin Wednesday, March 27 at 6 p.m. in the Gathering Room at Our Lady of the Holy Souls Church in Little Rock and run for 10 consecutive weeks. The purpose of this group is to give people the opportunity to meet others who have experienced a loss and be able to talk with the support ... More ...  

MSM Basketball Academy reservations

Mount St. Mary Academy in Little Rock is hosting its Basketball Skills Academy for girls in grades 4-8 from April 8 to May 19. The program’s goal is to help players build a basketball skills foundation and love of the game. Instructors focus on fundamental basketball skills including dribbling, shooting, passing and defense principles. It also includes team and individual ... More ...  

Statue returns to Blessed Sacrament

On Feb. 26, the Sacred Heart of Jesus statute, installed first in 1933, was reinstalled on a pedestal in front of the new Blessed Sacrament Church in Jonesboro as well as a time capsule. The old Blessed Sacrament Church, built in 1933 on 614 S. Church Street, was decommissioned and demolished in 2017. The new church was dedicated on Jan. 13 ... More ...