Catholic Campus Ministries

Updated Feb. 2, 2024

The following is a list of the Catholic Campus Ministry programs available on the campuses of Arkansas colleges and universities. For more information, contact Liz Tingquist, in the diocesan Office of Catholic Campus Ministry, at (501) 664-0340, ext. 333


Lyon College

Campus Minister: Vacant
Chaplain: Fr. Jon Miskin

St. Mary Church
3800 Harrison St.
Batesville, AR 72501
Church Office: (870) 793-7717

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University of the Ozarks

Campus Ministers: Amy Oatis and Monica Frizzell (
Mailing Address: 415 N. College Ave.
Clarksville, AR 72830
(800) 264-8636

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University of Central Arkansas, Hendrix College, Central Baptist College


1919 S. Blvd.
Conway, AR 72034

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 358
Conway, AR 72033

Phone: (501) 336-9091

Director: Dc. Richard Papini (, (501) 454-9146 (cell), (501) 336-0801 (home)
Campus Minister: Tachia Awbrey (
Assistant Campus Minister
: Luke Hoelzeman (
Minister: Fr. John Connell, VG
Associate Minister: Fr. Daniel Wendel

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University of Arkansas

For Mass times, office hours, staff directory and more, go to St. Thomas Aquinas University Parish.

603 N. Leverett Ave.
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Phone: (479) 444-0223


Campus Minister: Vacant
PastorFr. Jason Sharbaugh

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Fort Smith

University of Arkansas at Fort Smith

Campus Minister: Patty Pair (
(479) 926-0954

Immaculate Conception Church
22 N. 13th St.
Fort Smith, AR 72901
Church Office: (479) 783-7963

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Arkansas State University

For Mass times, office hours, staff directory and more, go to St. John Newman University Parish.

2800 E. Johnson Ave.
Jonesboro, AR 72401
Phone: (870) 972-1888

Director: Vacant (
Administrator: Fr. Alex Smith

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Southern Arkansas University

Campus Minister: Alma Garcia ( (870) 562-3135

Immaculate Heart of Mary Church
2114 N. Jackson St.
Magnolia, AR 71753
Phone: (870) 904-1187

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Pine Bluff

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

Campus Ministers: Mark and Mary Ives (, (870) 489-4004

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Arkansas Tech University

For Mass times, office hours, staff directory and more, go to St. Leo the Great University Parish.

509 West L St.
Russellville, AR 72801
Phone: (479) 968-8249

Director: Pat Buford
Campus Minister: Jacob Moellers
PastorFr. Mauricio Carrasco
Associate PastorFr. Omar Galván

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Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas State University at Beebe

Campus Minister: Flo Fitch (, (501) 230-2890 (cell), (501) 882-5162 (home)
Mailing Address: 109 Campbell Dr.
Beebe, AR 72012

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