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KOC to air “Keep Christ In Christmas” radio ads

Knights of Columbus councils and assemblies in Little Rock and North Little Rock worked together again to buy radio ads with the theme “Keep Christ In Christmas.” These ads can be heard on The Point 94.1 starting Dec. 6 and running through Dec. 22.

Catholic Schools Office announces 2022-2023 school calendar

The Catholic Schools Office announced this week the 2022-2023 school calendar for all Catholic schools in the state. Schools may request calendar changes to coincide with the local public schools. Schools are closed Sept. 5, Labor Day; Sept. 30, Catholic Schools Professional Day; Jan. 16, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day; Feb. 20, Presidents Day; and April 7, Good Friday. Aug. ... More ...  

Little Rock Touchdown Club honors CHS senior

Anthony Stephens, 17, a senior at Catholic High School in Little Rock, was recently honored by the Little Rock Touchdown Club as a 2021 finalist for the James Street Award for Outstanding Sportsmanship. Stephens was recognized by the club at its Nov. 22 meeting.  Stephens attended Our Lady of the Holy Souls School, and his family are members at Our Lady ... More ...  

Mount St. Mary Academy to host open house Monday, Jan. 10

Mount St. Mary Academy in Little Rock is hosting its annual open house from 5-6:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 10. All girls in sixth to 11th grades and their families are invited to attend. Guests will learn more about the curriculum, advantages of an all-girl learning environment, meet teachers and administrators, chat with current students and their families and tour the ... More ...  

Our Lady of Guadalupe celebration and procession

The Our Lady of Guadalupe celebration and procession will be held Saturday, Dec. 11. The event begins at 9 a.m. at St. Mary Church in North Little Rock, will proceed to St. Edward Church in Little Rock for noon Mass, and finish at 4:30 p.m. Mass at the Cathedral of St. Andrew in Little Rock.

Fifty Arkansas high school students attend National Catholic Youth Conference

Fifty high school students from Jacksonville, Rogers, Springdale and Texarkana attended the National Catholic Youth Conference in Indianapolis Nov. 18-20. The bus trip was hosted by the diocese’s Catholic Youth Ministry Office. Attendance at the national convention was limited to 11,000 teens, about half of its usual crowd. As a safety precaution, face masks were required and everyone submitted proof ... More ...  

St. Boniface Church KOC spaghetti and sausage dinner

The Knights of Columbus at St. Boniface Church in New Dixie will host a spaghetti and sausage dinner from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11. The dinner is $10 a person.

Twenty-two MSM singers named to All-Region choirs

Twenty-two Concert Belles and Harmony Belles from Mount St. Mary Academy in Little Rock earned spots for the Arkansas Choral Directors Association All-Region choirs. Most participated in the Region 2 All-Region Clinic at Maumelle High School Nov. 13, where they performed prepared songs and spent time learning new ones. Additionally, 14 students’ performances qualified them to audition for the 2022 ... More ...