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No ‘I’ in team: Mount seniors’ bond endures adversity

By Dwain Hebda, Published: January 18, 2018   

Four years ago, Payton Grice, Anne Moellers, Abby Bing­enheimer and Sarah Sagar walked into the Mount St. Mary gym for their first basketball practice. It was summer before freshman year and, with the exception of Bingenheimer and Sagar who grew... More 

Spread the faith, not the flu next Sunday

By Aprille Hanson, Published: January 18, 2018      

On any given weekend, sounds of voices singing, hymns plucked out on the piano and prayers raised up in adoration can be heard echoing through a parish. But in recent months, hacking, sneezing and exasperated sighs of sickness are sometimes common. According... More 

Carta del Obispo Taylor

Published: January 17, 2018   

Al pueblo de la Diócesis de Little Rock: La presente es para recordarles sobre dos Misas por la Vida a ser celebradas en la Catedral de San Andrés este domingo, 21 de enero para rezar por la erradicación del aborto en este 45º... More 

Bishop will not attend March for Life in Little Rock

Published: January 17, 2018   

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor announced Jan. 17 that he has decided to not participate in Little Rock’s March for Life in protest to keynote speaker Attorney General Leslie Rutledge’s stance in support of the death penalty. In a letter... More 

Arkansas Catholic delivers the news you need to know

Published: January 17, 2018   

Here are some of the stories you missed if you didn't read Arkansas Catholic's Jan 13 issue. Some of the stories and columns in Arkansas Catholic appear only in the print and complete digital editions. To read what you're missing, subscribe... More 

Bishop Taylor publishes book on Blessed Stanley Rother

Published: January 16, 2018   

“Blessed Stanley Francis Rother: The First American Martyr,” a new book by Bishop Anthony B. Taylor, is now available. The bilingual book is an informative and inspiring account of the life and death of the Oklahoma priest who was murdered... More 

Priest changes announced for Little Rock parishes

Published: January 15, 2018   

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor announced the following pastoral appointments. Effective Feb. 1 Rev. Francis Madanu appointed associate pastor of Our Lady of the Holy Souls Church in Little Rock. He is relieved of his responsibilities as associate pastor... More 

What I learned from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Published: January 15, 2018   

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor delivered this homily Jan. 13 during the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Mass at the Cathedral of St. Andrew in Little Rock. Every child needs heroes and as any of you who have ever heard my vocation story knows, one of my... More 

While staying fit for life, make sure to take Jesus along

By Aprille Hanson, Published: January 15, 2018      

Though there’s no fitness plan mapped out in the Bible, it’s clear that the body is God’s temple and treating it as such is intertwined with spiritual wellbeing. “Our society is so advanced now in my opinion, we can do so much... More 

Rare illuminated Bible coming to Arkansas this year

Published: January 13, 2018   

Four Catholic health ministries are bringing the Year of the Saint John’s Bible to Arkansas in recognition of the 175th anniversary of the founding of the Diocese of Little Rock. The Bible will travel to Catholic hospitals in Fort Smith, Rogers,... More