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Saints on standby

In tough times and good, many find comfort connecting with these godly spirits

Subscriber onlyFor Laura Humphries, St. Mary Magdalene is like a friend she can turn to in a time of need. Continue reading...

St. Mark's celebrates Epiphany

Subscriber onlySt. Mark's Episcopal Church in Little Rock will host an Epiphany service at 7 p.m. Friday. Continue reading...

Classic songs of joy: Arkansas pastors say singing celebrates birth of Christ in ways spoken word can't

Pastors say singing timeless carols celebrates the birth of Christ in ways the spoken word cannot

Subscriber onlyCarols and hymns are an essential part of Advent and Christmas worship services and for many churchgoers worship wouldn't be the same without the beloved songs telling the story of Christ's birth through music. Continue reading...

Menorah lightings continue tradition

Subscriber onlyLubavitch of Arkansas will kick off the celebration of Hanukkah at 6:30 p.m. today with a public menorah lighting at the corner of Bowman Road and Chenal Parkway in Little Rock. Continue reading...

Silent nights, holy nights

At St. Scholastica Monastery’s Retreat Center in Fort Smith, the only talking is to God

Subscriber onlyFor those seeking a spiritual start to the new year, St. Scholastica Retreat Center in Fort Smith is offering a quiet alternative -- a silent retreat. Continue reading...

Pane by precious pane

$1 million project to refurbish sacred stained-glass panels underway

Subscriber onlyThe large, colorful stained-glass window that usually adorns the front of Christ Episcopal Church in downtown Little Rock is gone. In its place are panes of clear glass. Continue reading...

Seasonal songs set the spirit

Subscriber onlyCarols and hymns are an essential part of church services for many worshippers during Advent and Christmas. The music helps set the tone of the season. Continue reading...

Gift-wrapped reading

6 books on early Christianity, angels, mindfulness, Jewish literature make great Christmas gifts

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Democrat-Gazette again offers a selection of books ideal for gift-giving. Continue reading...

Printed presents

Six books on religion would be great gifts for the readers on your list

Subscriber onlyChristmas is nearing, and the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette again offers a selection of 12 books ideal for gift-giving. Continue reading...

Advent 'Greens' services celebrate season

Subscriber onlyAdvent begins Sunday, and for some churches that means it's time for the annual "Hanging of the Greens." Continue reading...

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Sister Rose Ashour plans to celebrate her 100th birthday later this month. She is the oldest and lon...

Sister Rose Ashour plans to celebrate her 100th birthday later this month. She is the oldest and longest-serving Benedictine nun a...

Published: April 9, 2016

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