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Hallowed ground

Ceremony at St. Scholastica Monastery marks beginning of new era with new building on the way

After a yearslong effort of planning, fundraising and perseverance, the Benedictine nuns of St. Scholastica Monastery in Fort Smith have broken ground on what will be their new home.

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Author touts a Benedictine way of life

Believing that life on a farm in the country would bring her peace and contentment, Jerusalem Greer set out to quickly sell her North Little Rock home.

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State's Mormon mission leader promoted

For Mission President of Arkansas Taniela Wakolo, the decision to join The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1994 began with a question from two of the church's members.

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Behind the bells

Bell ringers gather at Little Rock’s Trinity Episcopal Cathedral for annual Seven Towers Festival

When the change ringing bells of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral are rung, the sound resonates throughout the surrounding Little Rock neighborhood.

Jewish fest a cultural celebration

The annual Jewish Food and Culture Festival returns Sunday to War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock.

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Breaking the ice

Feasting, fellowship, interfaith fun reign as Islamic Center hosts the Little Rock International Food Festival

International residents in the Little Rock area shared cuisines and cultures in an expression of unity and cultural diversity April 15 at the second annual Little Rock International Food Festival.

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Great day in the morning

Easter sunrise service in LR brings families, community together to celebrate Christ’s Resurrection

Little Rock and its surrounding communities will celebrate the resurrection of Christ at the 29th annual Community Easter Sunrise Service on Sunday.

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Passover has fewer celebrants in state

Passover is one of the most universally celebrated elements of Judaism, but a dip in congregation numbers has some within the state's Jewish community concerned.

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Handpainted dishes decorated by Jasim Morad of Houston (Perry County) are carefully arranged for dis...

Handpainted dishes decorated by Jasim Morad of Houston (Perry County) are carefully arranged for display and sale at the Islamic C...

Published: April 22, 2017

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