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Blessing of the Animals in Pine Bluff

News | Gretchen Zell, Published: October 18, 2018   

Catholic Daughters of St. Joseph Church in Pine Bluff hosted the annual Blessing of the Animals on Saturday, Oct. 6. Deacon Noel "Bud" Bryant conducted the prayer service and then blessed each animal individually. Four dogs, two cats, three... More 

Wave of Light ceremony honors babies born too soon

News | Mary Sue Whitelaw, Published: October 18, 2018   

Holy Sews, a ministry started at Our Lady of the Holy Souls Church in Little Rock, participants Oct. 15 in the observance of International Wave of Light: A Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day in Little Rock. A special ceremony was held on the... More 

Gary E. Walker dies

Obituary | Becky May, Published: October 18, 2018   

Gary E. Walker, 74, of Sherwood, a member of Immaculate Conception Church, died Oct. 3. He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Kelly Walker and his brother Roger Walker. He is survived by his sister-in-law  Ramona Walker Bourdo ,... More 

Exploring forming a German heritage group

News | Joe Huck, Published: October 18, 2018   

Joe Huck of Magazine, Ark., is looking into forming a German/Swiss heritage association, specifically aimed at (but not limited to) descendants of immigrants who came here to Arkansas as a result of the founding of Subiaco Abbey and its associated parishes... More 

Blessings of the beasts in Little Italy

News | Robert Dorer, Published: October 8, 2018   

Father Richard Davis blesses God's creatures on Saturday, Oct. 6 at St. Boniface Parish in New Dixie in honor of St. Francis of Assisi. More 

Johnny Bradshaw dies

Obituary | Fr. Reaves, Published: October 4, 2018   

Johnny Bradshaw, 90, died Sept. 30. His funeral was Oct. 3. He was a member of St. Mary’s in Arkadelphia for over 50 years. He was retired from the Arkansas Highway Department. Survivors include his wife Shirley of Arkadelphia; sisters: Ruth... More 

Four obituaries from Pocahontas shared

Obituary | Published: October 4, 2018   

MICHAEL McRAE THOMPSON, 71, of Grants Pass, Ore., formerly of St. Paul Church in Pocahontas, died Aug. 17.  He is survived by his wife, Millie Thielemier Thompson; three daughters, Ann Kristine Prasser and Rebecca Marr of San Diego, Calif. and Lisa... More 

Public Square Rosary Rally Oct. 13

Event | Douglas Young, Published: October 2, 2018   

You are invited to join in a Public Square Rosary Rally on Saturday, Oct. 13, at noon at the Arkansas State CapitalBuilding in Little Rock (base of the steps to the East). This Public Square Rosary, sponsored by America Needs Fatima, will be one of over... More 

Court Our Little Flower, #2287 inducts new officers

News | Jo Marie Smith, Published: October 2, 2018   


St. Mary's Parish/Community Annual Bazaar

Event | Barbara King, Published: September 26, 2018   

St. Mary Church Annual Bazaar and Spaghetti Dinner is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 3 and Sunday, Nov. 4 at St. Mary Parish Hall, 117 Columbia St., Helena. The weekend's activities will begin with an all-inclusive bake sale,... More