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Bingo for Life, spaghetti dinner Saturday, Oct. 9 at CTK Little Rock

Bingo for Life and Spaghetti Dinner will be held after the 5 p.m. Mass, Saturday, Oct. 9 in the Christ the King Family Life Center in Little Rock. Admission is $25 for adults and $5 for children and includes dinner and drinks plus 10 games of bingo. Cash prizes will be given to adults, and children can win gifts. Proceeds ... More ...  

Correction

Sister Alice O’Brien, OSB, had COVID-19 when she died Oct. 17, 2020,  but the virus was not the cause of her death. The error appeared in the Sept. 11 issue of Arkansas Catholic. Corrections in factual errors should be brought to the editor’s attention at .

Thank you, Hot Springs KoC

About a dozen members of the Knight of Columbus in Hot Springs prepared breakfast Sept. 10 for more than 1,100 Garland County first responders to honor them and their work on the 20th anniversary of the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. Joe Giompoletti, coordinator of the breakfast for Knights of Columbus Council 6419, said it was the fifth year that breakfast ... More ...  

St. Peter Church celebrates 50th anniversary

St. Peter Church in Pine Bluff held a Mass and celebration Aug. 14 to honor former pastor Father Thomas Mullally’s 50th anniversary. The Society of the Divine Word priest served St. Peter Church, St. Raphael Mission in Pine Bluff and St. Justin Mission in Star City from 1984 to 1996 and in prison ministry. Well-wishers also came from St. Augustine Church ... More ...  

Remembering 9-11

Parishioners of St. Joseph Church in Fayetteville commemorated the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. More than 75 worshipers, including retired police and military veterans, stood in the shape of a giant rosary on the school soccer field to offer prayers for the lives lost, for peace in the world, and for the safety and protection of local police, ... More ...  

National 40 Days for Life prayer campaign Sept. 22-Oct. 31

The National 40 Days for Life prayer campaign to end abortion runs Wednesday, Sept. 22 through Sunday, Oct. 31. Little Rock's 20th prayer vigil will be held from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m,. daily at the Planned Parenthood clinic at 1501 Aldersgate Road. The fall vigil will kick off at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18 on the sidewalk in front of ... More ...  

Vandalism at St. Patrick Church

Two statues at St. Patrick Church in North Little Rock were vandalized, resulting in about $15,000 to $20,000 in damages.  Around 7 p.m. Aug. 11, Sisters M. Anna Tram Nguyen, FMSR, Mary Rose Tin Vu, FMSR, and Imelda Khuyen Nguyen, FMSR, were eating dinner and “heard a loud bang outside,” Sister Anna said. They suspected it was a surge in a ... More ...  

Holy Souls School discovers time capsule

The staff at Our Lady of the Holy Souls School in Little Rock discovered a time capsule from 1944 in the cornerstone of the school building, which was removed to make way for a school addition. Contents included blueprints for the original school building, a letter, a 1944 parish directory and several coins. The time capsule is being professionally archived ... More ...