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Published: August 4, 2021   

Here are some of the stories you missed if you didn't read Arkansas Catholic's July 31 issue. Some of the stories and columns in Arkansas Catholic appear only in the print and free digital editions. To read what you're missing, subscribe today.   Maryland... More 

When it’s time to let go of pain and begin healing

By Aprille Hanson Spivey, Published: August 3, 2021   

It might be that pain in the pit of your stomach that won’t go away. Or the vitriol spewed at an unsuspecting but admittedly slow-moving cashier. Maybe it’s why it’s hard to walk through the doors of a church.  Forgiveness and... More 

Bishop announces leave of absence for priest, new pastor

Published: August 2, 2021   

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor announced the following pastoral appointments: Effective Sept. 15 Rev. Joshua Stengel, STL, relieved of his responsibilities as pastor of St. Mary Church in Paragould and Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Walnut Ridge... More 

How to forgive someone who hurts you and find peace

By Aprille Hanson Spivey, Published: August 2, 2021   

Humans are given choices and can choose to forgive. While there is no such thing as forgive and forget, there is mercy, priests said.  The story of humanity is one of forgiveness, from Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden to the terrified apostles... More 

Catholics share stories of suffering and finding forgiveness

By Aprille Hanson Spivey, Published: July 30, 2021      

Some Catholics have forgiven the unforgivable, offering everyone a guide for walking with Jesus toward forgiveness.  In the “Our Father” prayer, Jesus included some of the most challenging words in all of Scripture: “Forgive... More 

Pause to thank God for all that he has provided

By Bishop Anthony B. Taylor, Published: July 29, 2021   

When you and I were babies, we were totally dependent and yet our needs were met. The reason is divine providence. God gave us parents, and especially a mother, to provide for us. And they provided for us out of love. We learned to trust our mother... More 

Trust God with setting the standards in your life

By Noah Koch, Published: July 29, 2021   

We live most of our life by standards that we create ourselves or others create for us.  These expectations apply in many situations such as work, home and school. Many of us have trouble with setting these standards and dealing with them because... More 

PBS program digs into Subiaco Abbey’s agritourism

By Dwain Hebda, Published: July 29, 2021      

Subiaco Abbey, a Benedictine monastery in Logan County, was recently featured on the Arkansas PBS series “Good Roots,” a series examining rural life in the state. The episode, which aired July 13, focused on Father Richard Walz, the architect... More 

With work, you can make an impact with your investments

Published: July 28, 2021   

Dear Dave, A friend recently mentioned something called impact investing to me. What exactly is this? How do impact investment funds perform, and what do you think about them? Carson Dear Carson, Impact investing generally aims to benefit society,... More 

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Published: July 28, 2021   

Here are some of the stories you missed if you didn't read Arkansas Catholic's July 24 issue. Some of the stories and columns in Arkansas Catholic appear only in the print and free digital editions. To read what you're missing, subscribe today.   Lifting... More