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Free bilingual children’s health fair

Event | Published: September 24, 2019   

Our Lady of Good Counsel’s Faith and Health Ministry will be hosting their first annual Children’s Healt hFair on Saturday, October 19 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Hannia Bejarano, bilingual office assistant, said, “I am excited both... More 

International Wave of Light Ceremony set for Oct. 15

Event | Mary Sue Whitelaw, Published: September 19, 2019   

On Tuesday, Oct. 15, a searchlight will illuminate the night sky over Little Rock in observance of International Wave of Light: A Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. The event is co-hosted by Holy Sews Inc. and Roller Funeral Home.... More 

Our Lady of Fatima prayers Oct. 12

Event | Monica Richards, Published: September 19, 2019   

Holy Cross Church will host a rosary rally, Saturday, Oct. 12 beginning at noon in front of the cross in Crossett. During the rally participants will pray the Joyful Mysteries in reparation for the sins... More 

Why God? A question we all must be asking.

Opinion | Elizabeth Johanna Thomas, Published: September 10, 2019   

Recently, a good friend had to watch her husband slowly die after suffering a stroke in June. Because he did not want to be a burden to his family, the man chose to let go and not try to get better with rehab. Yesterday, she was venting and asking... More 

Relics of Padre Pio coming to Oklahoma City

Event | Kelly Fanning, Published: August 29, 2019   

The relics of Saint Pio of Pietrelcina, OFM Cap., commonly known as Padre Pio, are touring the United States and will be exposed for veneration at Christ the King Catholic Church in Oklahoma City on Friday, Sept. 27. Doors will open at 9 a.m.Priests... More 

Joseph Conrad Beck dies

Obituary | Mary Clerget , Published: August 29, 2019   

Joseph Conrad Beck, 1928-2019. It is with great sadness that the family of Joe Beck, 91, announces his sudden passing at his home in Little Rock on Sunday, August 25. Husband, father, brother, uncle and friend, Joe was born on May 11, 1928. He was proceeded... More 

Two St. Paul parishioners die

Obituary | Published: August 21, 2019   

Lambert Herman Jansen, 87, a member of St. Paul Church in Pocahontas, died July 22.  He is survived by his wife, Charlotte Jansen; children, Teresa Robinson of Newport, Linda Fleming of Jonesboro, Joseph Jansen of Pocahontas and Paul Dawson... More 

Blessing of future chapel in Greenbrier

News | David Adams, Published: August 21, 2019   

The St. Oscar Romero Catholic Community in Greenbrier is closer to getting a permanent home. Following the feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Mass at noon Aug. 15 in its temporary location, Father Tony Robbins and parishioners traveled... More 

The price of entertainment

Opinion | Christa Bartok, Published: August 6, 2019   

“But this kind never comes our except by prayer and fasting.” (Matthew 17:21 We are assailed! The scourge of abortion has received several recent blow as well as several embattlements in recent days. Many businesses and entertainers have... More 

Adolph Warner dies

Obituary | Published: June 24, 2019   

Adolph Warner, 84, a member of St. Paul the Apostle Church in Pocahontas, died June 8.  He is survived by one daughter, Lisa Erwin of Pocahontas; one son, DeWayne Warner of Pocahontas; four grandchildren; one sister, Ernestine Bergman... More