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Here are some of the stories you missed if you didn't read Arkansas Catholic's July 11 issue.


Worth the wait

Madison Nutt, Dax McAllister and Amelia Frey were happy for their First Communion to finally happen June 14 at ... (Photo)


Dorothy Johanna Bruck Craig, 92, a member of Christ the King Church in Little Rock, died June 21. She is survived by ...

God’s fool: What Zacchaeus, a burnt beard and joy of Christ teach us

The account of Zacchaeus found at the beginning of Chapter 19 of St. Luke’s Gospel always makes me smile. Zacchaeus, the “short of stature” and “wealthy” chief tax collector in the city of Jericho, feels a burning desire to see Jesus, but he can’t see over the crowd. (Understanding our Church, Seeds of Faith)

How will you change the world?

“I want to be a doctor. How do I change the world as a doctor? The answer is simple, I speak up. For example ...” (Youthspeak, Seeds of Faith)

Quarantine has its gifts, including slowing down, learning how to saunter

Tonight I wrote two events on my calendar: a birthday party and a baptism. (Columns)

Set aside time to honor pandemic victims

The funeral will be held at a future date. How often has that sentence or one similar appeared in newspaper and online obituaries over the past three months? (Guest Commentary)

Time to study, pray to these Black saints

As we become more aware of racial injustice and try to remove bias, discrimination and prejudice from our lives, we can look to some saints, potential saints and martyrs for their help. We need to seek their intercession as wounds are healed and scars are acknowledged. (Editorial)