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Subiaco Academy takes new format to state title game

By Dwain Hebda, Published: November 27, 2020   

Like every educational institution in 2020, Subiaco Academy has had to make a lot of adjustments to the way it operates in the era of COVID-19, from social distancing protocols to distance learning.   So when Michael Berry, head football... More 

Q&A: Which music license does your parish need?

By Aprille Hanson, Published: November 26, 2020   

Navigating the ins and outs of what it means to legally use music during a Mass can be tricky, especially in the world of livestreaming.  Leanna Boyd, contract and royalty administration manager for Oregon Catholic Press, the largest Catholic... More 

Music during livestreamed Mass has moral consideration

By Aprille Hanson, Published: November 26, 2020   

The mass exit from churches in the spring because of the COVID-19 pandemic forced the faithful to get creative. Whether it was mounted cameras or just a cellphone on a tripod, parishes quickly realized the need to livestream Masses for their parishioners... More 

What is most important when talking to debt collectors?

Published: November 25, 2020   

Dear Dave, Do you have suggestions on how to interact with debt collectors? Sometimes they are reasonable and easy to work with, but others are rude and pushy. Your advice would be appreciated. Paul Dear Paul, You’ll run into all sorts of... More 

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Published: November 25, 2020   

Here are some of the stories you missed if you didn't read Arkansas Catholic's Nov. 21 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.   Vatican... More 

What would Christ the King be doing today?

By Bishop Anthony B. Taylor, Published: November 24, 2020   

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor delivered this homily Nov. 22. Today is the feast of Christ the King. When we think of a king, we think of a man who lives in a palace, has lots of servants, dines lavishly on the very finest foods and issues decrees that have... More 

More grateful than ever for health care workers

By Bishop Anthony B. Taylor, Published: November 24, 2020   

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor addressed this letter Nov. 19 to all doctors, nurses, administrators, support staff and other co-workers in Catholic health care. “As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday during a time of pandemic, I thank God for many... More 

No more snow days: Schools master pivot to virtual

By Aprille Hanson, Published: November 24, 2020   

CONWAY -- About two years ago, Amber Tran, 16, woke up to a snowy morning in Conway.  “My mom was like, ‘Hey, you don’t have school today’ and my friends started calling me and we met up and we just hung out for the rest... More 

Is God taking revenge? Don’t believe lies

By Ardyn Townzen, Published: November 23, 2020   

A few weeks ago, I saw a post on social media from a Christian man who claimed that the reason this year has been so difficult is because humankind is being punished for straying away from God. Although many people rushed to defend or condemn the man’s... More 

St. John Newman University Parish updates sanctuary

Published: November 23, 2020      

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor blessed St. John Newman University Parish in Jonesboro Nov. 15, after several long-overdue updates to the sanctuary.  Brandon Weisenfels, director of Catholic Campus Ministry at Arkansas State University, has been working... More