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St. Bernard Holiday Bazaar Nov. 4

Event | Patty Carter, Published: September 26, 2023   

The St. Bernard Women's Club Annual Holiday Bazaar will be held Saturday Nov. 4 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parish hall in Bella Vista. Handmade holiday crafts, baked goods, floral decorations, hand-painted items, trinkets and treasures... More 

Order of the Fleur De Lis investiture

News | Michael Horten, Published: September 7, 2023   

On Saturday, Aug. 26, six Catholic gentlemen from Arkansas were invested into the Order of the Fleur De Lis in Natchez, Miss., at the Basilica of St. Mary.  Those invested included Roy Anderle (Mena), William Anderson (Royal), Lloyd Cambre (Benton),... More 

A retreat for women

Event | Published: August 28, 2023   

Is Mary our Mother calling you? \Let us magnify Jesus together through the Power of the Holy Spirit.  The Eucharistic Heart of Mary: A Retreat for Women will be held Dec. 8-10 at Subiaco Abbey's Coury House Retreat Center.  The retreat... More 

Speakers discuss human trafficking

News | Elizabeth Ganey, Published: August 18, 2023   

Father Jeff Bayhi and Father Chuck Swanson recently visited St. Stephen Church in Bentonville to discuss ways to support victims of human trafficking.  They are the founders of Metanoia Manor, a residential facility in Louisiana that provides... More 

Marriage and the Eucharist

Event | Elizabeth Ganey, Published: August 18, 2023   

Join us for the first speaker series of the season, “Feed Your Love, ” as St. Vincent de Paul Deacon Rob Brothers discusses how to nourish your marriage through the Eucharist.  The talk will be in the Parish Life Center Tuesday,... More 

Magnificant brunch Sept. 9

Event | Retha Fausett, Published: August 10, 2023   

A brunch sponsored by Magnificat Central Arkansas Chapter, Jesus Bread of Life, will be held from 9 a.m.-noon Sept. 9 at St. Joseph Spiritan Center in Conway. Magnificat is a ministry to Catholic women. The guest speaker will be Msgr. Jack Harris.... More 

Hand-carved wood statue of St. Edward

News | Heather Griffith, Published: August 10, 2023   

Artists for King Richards Liturgical Design and Contracting om Alpharetta, Ga., created an intricately carved wood statue of St. Edward for St. Edward Church in Texarkana. The statue was commissioned because the church felt it important... More 

Divorced Catholic support group forming now

Event | Jen Franks , Published: August 10, 2023   

Catholic divorce ministry support group is forming in the Little Rock area. A free informational workshop is scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 27 at 5:30 p.m. at St. John Center in Little Rock. The workshop is for anyone experiencing separation or... More 

The kindness of strangers

Opinion | Noel Sagullo, Published: July 21, 2023   

As we walked out of the restaurant from which we had just finished lunch, my mom fell on the concrete parking lot.  After a few moments, she managed to sit up. She was visibly in pain. The restaurant owner quickly grabbed a chair while a man slowly... More 

Innocence, prayer and action

Opinion | Laurie Sagullo, Published: July 13, 2023   

Throughout my adult life, there are times when I recall pleasant memories from when I was a child, a pre-teen or a teenager. The peaceful, happy, safe, wondrous, adventurous and strong in body and dreams I had. The hope, faith and... More