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Knights should be Rosary Ambassadors

Opinion | Laurie Sagullo, Published: September 13, 2021   

Catholics have a rich history which is traced from today, to priests, bishops, cardinals, the pope, through the ages to the Apostles to Peter to Jesus Christ.  We have Jesus’s life re-created in each mystery of every decade in the Rosary. ... More 

Garland County Arkansas 1st Responders Celebration

News | Randall Pierce, Published: September 10, 2021   

On Friday, September 10, the Knights of Columbus Council 6419 in Hot Springs, Arkansas hosted their Fifth Annual Garland County Arkansas’ 1st Responders Celebration. The celebrated guests included the Hot Springs Police, Garland County Sheriff... More 

Knights of Columbus to host 9-11 service

Event | Richard M Oloffson, Published: September 10, 2021   

Parishioners of St. Joseph Church in Fayetteville will be commemorating the 20th anniversary of the September 11th attacks at 2 pm on Saturday. More than 75 worshipers of all ages, including retired police and military veterans, will be joining together... More 

Bingo for Life and Spaghetti Dinner

Event | Patty Neumeier, Published: September 9, 2021   

Bingo for Life and Spaghetti Dinner will be held on October 9 after the 5 pm Mass in the Christ the King Family Life Center in Little Rock.  Admission is $25 for adults and $5 for children and includes dinner and drinks plus 10 games of... More 

Terry Basil Thompson and Curtis Anthony Schmidt die

Obituary | Published: September 9, 2021   

Terry Basil Thompson, 80, a member of St. Paul Church in Pocahontas, died June 8. He is survived by two sisters, Beverly Thompson Anger and Jill Thompson Henderson of Pocahontas, and a brother, Jack Thompson. Curtis Anthony Schmidt, 82, a member of... More 

40 Days for Life Prayer Vigil begins Sept. 22

Event | Mary Silfies, Published: September 9, 2021   

The National 40 Days for Life prayer campaign to end abortion begins Wednesday, Sept. 22 through Sunday, Oct. 31. Little Rock's 20th prayer vigil will again be held from 7 am to 7 pm daily for 40 days at Planned Parenthood at 1501 Aldersgate Road... More 

Holy Souls School to host virtual bingo

Event | Sam Coker, Published: August 26, 2021   

Holy Souls School's annual fundraiser "Girls Night Out Bingo" is back this year with a twist. Gather your pandemic pod around the computer for "Girls Night In Virtual bingo" at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 23. Register online for... More 

Holy Souls School discovers time capsule

News | Sam Coker, Published: August 26, 2021   

During construction work on their campus, staff at Our Lady of the Holy Souls School in Little Rock discovered a time capsule from 1944. The time capsule was in the cornerstone of the school building, which was removed to make way for a new school... More 

Rosemary Katherine Basler Hooks dies

Obituary | Beth Lewis , Published: August 20, 2021   

Rosemary Katherine Basler Hooks, 95, passed away on July 29, 2021. Born May 2, 1926, in Morrilton, to Frank JosephBasler and Rosa Agnes Yanker Basler, she graduated from Sacred Heart HighSchool in 1943. After working at First State Bank as a bookkeeper,... More 

34 Catholic host families needed

News | Yvette Coffman, Published: July 26, 2021   

The Share High School Exchange Program is looking for 34 Catholic host families for foreign exchange students. The teens will be arriving in August from Spain, Italy, Germany, Poland and France.  The program said, “They are in need of caring... More