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Hot Springs Village concert mission

Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Hot Springs Village will host an Easter mission and concert called “Evangelization and Easter Joy” April 28-30, featuring Catholic musician, songwriter and storyteller Steve Angrisano. The mission will start at 7 p.m. each night. The mission is free, but donations will be accepted.

MSM team makes world finals

The Odyssey of the Mind team of Mount St. Mary Academy in Little Rock placed first at the state competition in North Little Rock March 30. The team will advance to the OM World Finals held at Michigan State University May 22-25 where it will compete with teams from around the world. This year’s team tackled the problem “Leonardo’s Workshop,” which ... More ...  

Sacred Heart men’s retreat

A men’s retreat for parishioners of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Hot Springs Village was held at St. John Center in Little Rock March 25-28. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council 10208 from Hot Springs Village, 26 men attended the retreat which included retreat talks, Masses, reconciliation, Stations of the Cross, personal spiritual development and fellowship. Father Mauricio Carrasco, ... More ...  

St. Joe students donate meals

Nearly 90 students from St. Joseph High School in Conway took part in the Tacos 4 Life MobilePack School Challenge at the Conway Expo Center March 29. About a dozen schools and 1,500 students from Central Arkansas hand-packed meals bound for hungry children in 70 countries. They worked a two-hour session that morning with other students during which 385 boxes containing ... More ...  

Parish Lenten pilgrimage

Parishioners from St. Paul the Apostle Church in Pocahontas and St. John the Baptist Church in Engelberg made a Lenten pilgrimage March 26 to Arkansas parishes. The 28 pilgrims began in Pocahontas with pastor Father Mariadass Vallapaneni and first traveled to Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Walnut Ridge where they were hosted by Father Stephen Mallanga and prayed the ... More ...  

Cajun feast Morrilton April 27

Sacred Heart School in Morrilton will host an all-you-can-eat Cajun feast April 27 in the school gym/Ruff Auditorium from 5-8 p.m. The menu includes boiled crawfish, shrimp, chicken, gumbo, potatoes and corn, chicken and coleslaw. Tickets are $35 in advance ($40 after April 20) and may be purchased on the school website or in the school office. Attendees must be ... More ...  

Pasta with Purpose fundraiser

St. Boniface School in Fort Smith is hosting Pasta with a Purpose Saturday, April 27 at 6 p.m. in the parish hall. Following dinner, a $5,000 raffle will be drawn. For more information, contact Tonya Kaelin at (479) 414-2618.

KC golf tournament Hot Springs Village

The Knights of Columbus from Hot Springs Village Council 10208 and Hot Springs Council 6419 are hosting the four-person scramble golf tournament to benefit the St. John School Scholarship Fund. It will be held at the Magellan Golf Course in Hot Springs Village May 18. Shotgun start at 9 a.m. Lunch will be provided immediately after the tournament. The entry fee is $85 ... More ...