The Official Newspaper of the Diocese of Little Rock

Special Sections

Called to forgive

Catholics are called to forgive those around them daily. But how do we truly reach forgiveness and be at peace? In this section, you'll find stories of Catholics who have suffered betrayal and heartache, but have found it in their heart to forgive. It also includes priests discussing forgiveness from a Church standpoint, psychologists talking about the impact on mental and physical health and resources that can help you forgive. 

(July 29, 2021)

Congrats, Class of 2021

Graduations for 431 students in the state returned this month after delayed ceremonies in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. In this section, meet some of the bright and exceptional seniors from the six high schools in the diocese.

(May 27, 2021)

Vocations 2021

The Diocese of Little Rock will ordain five men to the priesthood on May 29 at Barton Coliseum in Little Rock: Alex Smith, Ben Riley, Brian Cundall, Emmanuel Torres and Omar Galván. After more than a year of the COVID-19 pandemic, Bishop Anthony B. Taylor has invited all the faithful to attend the ordination, a triumphant moment in the Catholic Church in Arkansas. This section contains information about the ordination, first Masses for the newly ordained and the stories of each of the men taking the next steps in their vocation. 

(May 12, 2021)

Catholic Schools Herald, April 2021

After a challenging year for schools during the thick of the COVID-19 pandemic, the semester is drawing to a close. In this section, the superintendent of Catholic schools looks back on the year. It explores how teacher vaccines have made an impact, as well as what graduations and the fall semester might look like. Principals have continued their educational growth despite the overwhelming trials of the year and schools are saying goodbye to longtime educators, including Steve Wells at Catholic High School. 

(April 23, 2021)

Love wins when faith finds its home

For the first time in two years, parish doors will be open for Holy Week, receiving new Catholics into the Church for Easter. After public Masses were suspended last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, this Easter is particularly special for those who have waited significantly longer to join the Catholic Church.

(March 31, 2021)