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Father Torres art workshop raises cash for relief

A painting workshop at St. John Center in Little Rock with Father Emmanuel Torres May 16 raised $430 for Catholic Charities of Arkansas Tornado Relief. Organized by the office of Parish Outreach Liaison, 16 people learned from the North Little Rock associate pastor and artist. Daniel Lynn Enterprises of Cabot donated the supplies for the workshop.

Pax Christi gift for tornado relief tripled

The Pax Christi Little Rock board voted April 13 to donate $1,000 to the tornado relief fund for Catholic Charities of Arkansas. Support would go to those affected by the March 31 tornado that hit the Little Rock area and Wynne. One of the board members challenged the rest of the board to match those funds personally, making the total ... More ...  

Top all-around students in Conway

St. Joseph High School's Class of 2023 held a senior awards presentation May 3 in Conway. Academic honors, sports achievements and college scholarships were awarded. Among these standouts were the senior boy and girl who were given the Father Dellert Award as top all-around students in their class. Father Sylvester Dellert led St. Joseph Church from 1955-1969. The award in ... More ...  

Taste of Faith dinner helps seminarians

The Vocations Office will host its annual Taste of Faith Dinner Saturday, Aug. 5 at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock. The fundraising dinner helps pay for housing and education of diocesan seminarians. As in recent years, the event will be livestreamed for those outside Little Rock. For more information, contact Dianne Brady, director of stewardship and development, at ... More ...  

Jubilus dinner theater is back

Jubilus Musical Dinner Theater is back at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church in Little Rock. The Family Life Players will present their original play, “20/20 Vision” June 9-11. The play centers on the town of Malaise, which is recovering from the nationwide pandemic shut down and its own struggles of unease and melancholy. On June 9-10, doors open at 6 ... More ...  

15th anniversary is June 5 for Bishop Taylor

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor will celebrate 15 years as the bishop of Little Rock June 5. The Oklahoma native was ordained June 5, 2008, in Little Rock.

Subiaco offers discernment retreats

Subiaco Abbey is hosting "Come and See" retreats Tuesday, May 30 - Friday, June 2 and Monday, Aug. 7 - Thursday, Aug. 11. For information on the retreats, discernment or other vocational inquiries, contact Brother Ambrose Fryer, OSB, at or (479) 847-2719.

Single women can visit to learn of Benedictine life

Single women interested in learning about Benedictine life are invited to visit St. Scholastica Monastery in Fort Smith and learn more about seeking God through prayer and contemplation. The dates and length of stay can be set up with prioress Sister Kimberly Prokaska, OSB, by emailing or calling (479) 783-4147.