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Ronald Patrick Schoborg dies

Obituary | Published: November 24, 2020   

Ronald Patrick Schoborg, 81, a member of Mary Mother of God Church in Harrison, died Nov. 11.  He is survived by his wife, Carol Schoborg; a daughter Lisa Kloppenborg, Paola, KS; a son Cloyce Schoborg, Grinnell, IA; a sister Rose Long, Marshalltown,... More 

Shirleyann Lueck dies

Obituary | Published: November 24, 2020   

Shirleyann Lueck, 85, a member of Mary Mother of God Church in Harrison, died Nov. 17.  She is survived by sons:  John Fields and David Fields of Sheboygan Falls, WI; a daughter:  Mary Lindsay of Harrison; eight grandchildren;... More 

Five parishioners die this fall

Obituary | Published: November 12, 2020   

Mary L. Thielemier,77, a member of St. John the Baptist Church at Engelberg, died Aug. 12.  She is survived by a son, Bryan Thielemier, two daughters, Sherry Twedell and Dana Hart; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a brother, Bryan... More 

Faith and organ donation: The time is now

Opinion | Alan Cochran, Published: October 30, 2020   

Most churches teach regularly on financial stewardship and giving -- it’s an essential spiritual discipline, as well as the lifeblood of any congregation.  For three days in mid-November, faith communities throughout the United States will... More 

A bright COVID morning

Opinion | Chad Greenway Jr. , Published: October 29, 2020   

It was week five of “lockdown,” week five of not going to school, not seeing my closest friends, and not traveling any further than the front door. My family had never been so physically close for such a long amount of time and the confinement... More 

Br. Michael Endres, OSB, dies

Obituary | Fr. Richard Walz, Published: October 22, 2020   

Brother Michael Endres, OSB, 56, a monk of Subiaco Abbey, died the morning of Oct. 9 of cardiac arrest. Michael Endres was born on June 22, 1964, in Van Nuys, California, to Richard and Rosemary Steiert Endres. After moving with his parents to Fort... More 

Arkansas winner of Longest Married Couple Project announced

Published: October 13, 2020   

Frank and Betty Vorster, members of Our Lady of Good Counsel Church in Little Rock, are the state winners of the Longest Married Couple Project. The Longest Married Couple Project is sponsored by Worldwide Marriage Encounter, a marriage enrichment program.... More 

Patricia Marie Collier dies

Obituary | Renee Raper, Published: October 8, 2020   

Patricia Marie Collier, 81, of Stuttgart passed away Thursday, Sept. 24. Pat was born Feb. 3, 1939, in Stuttgart to Albert and Edris Luebker. She retired after 25 years with BancorpSouth. She was a faithful member of Holy Rosary Church, Holy Rosary... More 

Holy Souls Teachers receive Social Justice Teachings grant

Sam Coker, Published: October 6, 2020   

Heather Olvey and Terri Files, junior high language and social studies teachers at Our Lady of the Holy Souls School in Little Rock, are the recipients of a Teachers Pay Teachers Social Justice Grant. The grant was awarded to teachers based on their ability... More 

Fr. Jerome Kodell to direct retreat

Event | Donna Forst, Published: September 29, 2020   

Correction: Fr. Jerome Kodell, OSB, will lead a retreat on "The Path to Interior Freedom" at Coury House, Subiaco Abbey, Oct. 30-Nov. 1. Cost is $150 per person in a shared room and $200 for a private room. This will cover all conferences, two... More