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News Briefs

Priests take float trip

Fifteen priests from India gathered recently in Pocahontas for a float trip. Fourteen of the priests are living in Arkansas and one is living in Missouri. Pastor Father Mariadass Vallapaneni and a group of parishioners from St. Paul Church in Pocahontas and St. John Parish in Engelberg hosted the trip at the Current River in Randolph County. They all gathered ... More ...  

Student selected for IFTJ

Johanna Berryman, a member of St. Joseph Parish in Fayetteville, was one of 25 students from St. Louis University selected to attend The Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice Nov. 3-7 in Washington D.C. The IFTJ is an annual gathering of members of the Ignatian family (Jesuit Institutions and larger Church) coming together in the context of social justice and solidarity ... More ...  

Retrouvaille Sept. 14-16

The next Retrouvaille Weekend is Sept. 14-16 at St. John Center in Little Rock for married and separated couples who are looking to improve their relationships. Retrouvaille is a peer ministry of volunteer couples who lend help to create healthy communication, build intimacy and heal. Retrouvaille is Catholic in origin but welcomes couples of all faiths as well as non-religious ... More ...  

The Priests concert Nov. 27

International singing group The Priests will be making its first visit to Little Rock Tuesday, Nov. 27 at St. Mark Episcopal Church starting at 7:30 p.m. Father Eugene O’Hagan, his brother Father Martin O’Hagan and Father David Delargy are all in active Catholic priests in their native Northern Ireland, but their musical talents have helped them gain a worldwide following. ... More ...  

Women’s Gathering Sept. 22

Our Lady of the Holy Souls Parish in Little Rock is hosting its first Women’s Gathering Saturday, Sept. 22. All women are invited to attend this day of prayer, talks and community building beginning at 9 a.m. The event ends with the 4 p.m. Mass. Speakers will be Debbie Eckart, spiritual director and author from Conway, and Patti Drake, inspirational ... More ...  

Delta Catholic Conference Sept. 29

The first-ever Delta Catholic Conference will be held Saturday, Sept. 29 at St. John the Baptist Church in Brinkley. The daylong event will focus on “Laborers in the Vineyard,” and address the challenges of discipleship in today’s world and offer resources and tools to help participants grow in their relationship with Christ and develop or revitalize growth in their parish. The conference ... More ...  

Knights’ school donation

The Knights of Columbus presented St. John School in Hot Springs a check for $7,655. They donated their proceeds from the golf tournament held at DeGray Lake. The school is supported by Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Hot Springs Village, All Saints Church in Mount Ida and St. Mary Church in Hot Springs.

5K and Fun Run Sept. 7

St. Vincent de Paul School in Rogers is hosting the Slay the 5K and Fun Run Friday, Sept. 7 in Veterans Park in Rogers. The fun run begins at 5:30 p.m. and the 5K begins at 6 p.m.  Prices are $10 for the fun run and $25 for the 5K. For more information and to register, see https://app.regwiz.io/register/slaythe5k/455.