Recent Updates

Each year four Arkansas Catholic parishioners receive $1,000 scholarships from...
Catholic parishes across Arkansas will welcome about 585 new Catholics into...
Applications are being accepted for Búsqueda #41 through April 12. This event...

Calendar of Events

May 25
Catholics Returning Home Series
St. Raphael Church - Springdale
May 28
V Encuentro Young Adult Workshop
Vincentian Lay Mission Center
June 1
Catholics Returning Home Series
St. Raphael Church - Springdale
June 3
Blessed Sacrament Parish Encuentro
Blessed Sacrament Church - Jonesboro
June 4
Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish Encuentro
Our Lady of Good Counsel Church - Little Rock
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Ministries of Faith Formation

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The following is a list of faith formation ministries and programs in the Diocese of Little Rock. Click on a link to learn more about that ministry. For more information, please Contact Us.


Bible Institute

Open to all who wish to learn from respected Catholic scholars, pray together and grow in love and understanding of God’s Word


Búsqueda

(Search) begins with weekend for Spanish-speaking high school youth to grow a relationship with Jesus Christ and go forth proclaiming the Gospel


Catholic Campus Ministries

Provide faith formation to Arkansas college students on campuses statewide


Catholic Charismatic Renewal

Adult prayer groups who seek to grow in relationship with Jesus through the gifts of the Holy Spirit. Offered in English and Spanish


Cursillo

Begins with a weekend for adults to encounter Jesus Christ followed by ongoing formation for participants to become leaders in their parishes and beyond. Offered in English and Spanish


Diocesan Confirmation Retreat

Peer-led, daylong retreat for youth who are preparing to be confirmed and cannot attend a confirmation retreat in their parishes


Encuentros de Promoción Juvenil

(Encounters of Youth Promotion) modeled after Cursillo, this program for Spanish-speaking young adults begins with a weekend to encounter Jesus Christ followed by ongoing formation to build leadership in parishes and beyond


Ignatian Silent Directed Retreat

Four-day retreat for adults who seek God and his plan for their lives in the sacred silence. Offered in English and Spanish


Little Rock Scripture Study

Internationally recognized ministry that provides Catholic Bible study materials to help adults encounter Christ in a personal way and apply biblical teachings to daily living. Available in English and Spanish


Little Rock Theology Institute

Three-year academic program that is designed to help adults learn more about the Catholic faith. Students may attend for personal enrichment, catechist certification or earn a degree in theology


Parish Faith Formation Resources

Listed by grade level and recommended by the Faith Formation Office for use in parish catechetical programs. Available in English and Spanish


Permanent Diaconate Formation

Five-year, bilingual program for Catholic men to be formed for ordination to the permanent diaconate


Rediscover the Catholic Faith

Offers information and resources for those who previously practiced the Catholic faith and now wish to return to that practice through the sacraments


Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults

Process for adults to join the Catholic Church. It is offered at the parish level in English and Spanish


Search

Peer-led weekend retreat for high school juniors and seniors of all faiths who seek to grow their relationship with Jesus Christ and go forth proclaiming the Gospel in their schools, parishes and beyond


School of Spiritual Direction

Three-year program for clergy, religious or laypeople to be formed in the ministry of spiritual direction. It is offered in English and Spanish


Escuela de Evangelización San Andrés

(St. Andrew School of Evangelization) designed to help young adults go out into the world and proclaim the Good News. Offered in English and Spanish


Recent Updates

Each year four Arkansas Catholic parishioners receive $1,000 scholarships from...
Catholic parishes across Arkansas will welcome about 585 new Catholics into...
Applications are being accepted for Búsqueda #41 through April 12. This event...

Calendar of Events

May 25
Catholics Returning Home Series
St. Raphael Church - Springdale
May 28
V Encuentro Young Adult Workshop
Vincentian Lay Mission Center
June 1
Catholics Returning Home Series
St. Raphael Church - Springdale
June 3
Blessed Sacrament Parish Encuentro
Blessed Sacrament Church - Jonesboro
June 4
Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish Encuentro
Our Lady of Good Counsel Church - Little Rock