Browsing the July 2014 archive of News/ Events

Honduras Medical Mission Trip 2014

Posted by Britteny Berumen on 7/09/14

A medical mission to Honduras in early June involved parishioners from Christ the King Catholic Church in Little Rock and St. Joseph’s in Conway. The mission team transformed local school rooms and community centers into clinics providing the only medical care that many of these Hondurans would receive all year.

 A temporary pharmacy was set-up, along with an eye examination station where donated reading glasses were dispensed. Oral health screenings were also done in a makeshift dental clinic. Other team members assisted with construction and repairs of a convent school and an area hospital. Father John Marconi, the pastor at St. Joseph’s, provided spiritual blessings throughout the week to the Hondurans and to resident missionaries already assigned there. More than 6,000 people benefited from the mission. ... Read More »

Jamaica Mission (CCM)

Posted by Britteny Berumen on 7/07/14

Seven students from the Catholic Campus Ministry (CCM), which serves both the University of Central Arkansas and Hendrix College, recently returned from a mission trip to St. Anne, Jamaica. “Most people imagine Jamaica as a nice vacation spot,” CCM member Holly Hambuchen said. “Once you step outside the tourist ... Read More »