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Calix Society of Central Arkansas

A unit of the national Calix Society, which is a Catholic organization that helps alcoholics and their families recover and heal

Alcohol and Drug Ministry
Diocese of Little Rock
2500 N. Tyler St.
Little Rock, AR 72207
Contact: Tom Navin
Phone: (501) 664-0340, ext. 336
Fax: (501) 664-9186
E-mail: calix@dolr.org
Internet: www.calixsociety.org

Drug and Alcohol Treatment Centers

Catholic Business Women

President: Annette Rogers-Gary
8911 Sage Meadows Dr.
Little Rock, AR 72204
Phone: (501) 541-0949
E-mail: garyar@archildrens.org

  • 1st Vice President: Teresa Hayden
  • 2nd Vice President: Roseanne Smith
  • Secretary: Kay Tribo
  • Treasurer: Libba Rose
  • Spiritual Moderator: Dc. Larry Jegley

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Catholic Daughters of the Americas

A women's organization that participates in the charitable, religious and educational ministries of the Church

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State Officers
  • State Chaplain: Fr. Tom Elliott
    7000 J. F. Kennedy Blvd.
    North Little Rock, AR 72116
    Phone: (501) 835-4323
    E-mail: fathert@fathert.com
  • State Regent: Elaine Hemann
    6900 Flintrock Rd.
    North Little Rock, AR 72116
    Phone: (501) 835-0066
    E-mail: clownalley@earthlink.net

  • 1st Vice Regent: Trudy Pascale
    35 Longmeadow
    Pine Bluff, AR 71603
    Phone: (870) 329-3798
    E-mail: twpascale@yahoo.com

  • 2nd Vice Regent: Dorothy Sanders
    228 Chick Ln.
    Little Rock, AR 72206
    Phone: (501) 681-4927
    E-mail: sdottie4x@aol.com

  • State Secretary: Linda Kay White
    460 Bayshore Dr.
    Hot Springs, AR 71901
    Phone: (501) 262-3347
    E-mail: geniedar1@yahoo.com

  • State Treasurer: Gertrude Schimmel
    6412 Trinity Village
    Pine Bluff, AR 71601-7802
    Phone: (870) 692-7010

  • National Director for Arkansas, Oklahoma and Colorado: Mary Ann Kizer
    P.O. Box 2753
    Pine Bluff, AR 71613-2753
    Phone: (870) 692-7889

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Christopher Homes of Arkansas

A low-income housing ministry for seniors and the mobility impaired

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Diocesan Council for Black Catholics

This group seeks to educate people in the Diocese of Little Rock to the needs and gifts of the black community for the purpose of inviting more of the black community to be part of the Church.

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Bishop’s Liaison: Fr. Warren Harvey
Secretary: Rosalyn Pruitt
1421 E. Second St.
North Little Rock, AR 72114
Phone: (501) 375-9617
Fax: (same number, call first)

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Diocesan Council of Religious

Reports to the bishop on behalf of religious, advises the minister for religious, educates clergy and laity on religious life and promotes religious vocations

Minister for Religious

Sr. Joan Pytlik, DC
2500 N. Tyler St.
Little Rock, AR 72227
(501) 664-0340, ext. 384

  • Sr. Mary Catherine Breidt, BSC
  • Sr. Maria Goretti DeAngeli, OSB
  • Sr. Anne Henehan, RSM
  • Sr. Norma Edith Munoz, MCP
  • Br. Anthony Pierce, OSB
  • Fr. Patrick Watikha, AJ
  • Sr. Elaine Willett, OSB

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Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem

An organization of men and women charged with perserving the faith and Christian presence in the Holy Land

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Diocesan Section Representatives

Carl F. Keller Jr.
Jane Keller
39 Huntington Rd.
Little Rock, AR 72227
Phone: (501) 228-0612

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Knights of Columbus

A worldwide Catholic men's organization focusing on charity, unity, fraternity and patriotism

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Third Degree

State Deputy: Michael Kieffer (Louise)
3 Valewood Cove
Jacksonville, AR 72076
Phone: (501) 951-2768
E-mail: kiefferkc1@gmail.com

  • State Chaplain: Fr. William A. Elser
  • State Secretary: Adrian Dominguez (Socorro)
  • State Treasurer: Michael Heathcott (Beverly)
  • State Advocate: Francisco Olguin (Martha)
  • State Warden: Alan L. Halman (Margie)
  • Immediate Past State Deputy: Charles L. Ketter (Dian)
Fourth Degree

Master Of Arkansas District: Russell V. Anzalone
8 Cullen Hills Dr.
Bella Vista, AR 72715
Phone: (479) 721-1051
E-mail: randranzalone63@att.net

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Ladies of Charity of Arkansas

The organization’s motto is “to serve rather than be served in humility, simplicity and charity." The mission of the local association is to improve the lives of the poor and disadvantaged in the state of Arkansas through education, empowerment and evangelization. Local projects reflect the spirit of St. Vincent de Paul by addressing both the corporal and spiritual needs of those being served.

2500 North Tyler Street
Little Rock, AR 72207
E-mail: lcark@dolr.org
Internet: www.lcark.org
Phone: (501) 993-4560

  • President: Janie Calvert
  • Executive Vice President: Nancy Bennett
  • Secretary: Joan Finnegan
  • Treasurer: Patricia McKinley
  • Spiritual Advisor: Fr. Michael Walsh, CM
  • Sister Moderator: Sr. Doris Moore, DC

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Serra Club of Greater Little Rock

An international organization that exists to foster and affirm vocations to the priesthood and religious life

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President: Jim France
1 Executive Center Ct.
Little Rock, AR 72211
Phone: (501) 517-1099
E-mail: jfrance@brownrogers.com

  • Vice President of Vocations: John Baker
  • Vice President of Programs: Steve Hoffmann
  • Vice President of Membership: Pete Stabnick
  • Vice President of Communications: Jeff Byers
  • Secretary: Beth Walter
  • Treasurer: Arthur Hart
  • Trustees: Howard Hardin, Yvonne Kremers, Dale Wintroath
  • Spiritual Director: Msgr. Scott Friend, VG

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Society of St. Vincent De Paul District Council of Arkansas

A Catholic lay organization that provides emergency assistance for local individuals and families in need

President: Marvin Silanas
1416 W. Poplar
Rogers, AR 72758
Phone: (479) 616-1242
E-mail: marvinsilanas@hotmail.com
Website: http://council.svdpmtc.org/home

  • Vice President: Betty Eccleston (dbeccleston@cox.net)
  • Secretary: Marilyn Glenn (mgsquirrelchaser@cox.net)
  • Treasurer: Freida Cruze (bingolady33@aol.com)
  • Spiritual Adviser: Sr. Anita DeSalvo, RSM (adesalvo@mercy.org)

The following parishes have a SVDP Conference:

St. Peter the Fisherman Church
221 Dyer St.
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: (870) 424-0926
E-mail: jeanne@yellville.net
Contact: Jeanne McDonald

Mother Teresa Conference
St. Vincent de Paul Church
1416 W Poplar
Rogers, AR 72758
Phone: (479) 616-1242

St. John the Baptist and St. Mary of the Springs churches
100 Central Avenue
Hot Springs, AR 71901
Phone: (501) 538-1062
E-mail: SaintVincentHotSprings@gmail.com

St. Albert Church, Heber Springs and St. James Church, Searcy
21 Park Road
Heber Springs, AR 72543
Phone: (501) 362-8751
Contact: Dc. Bob Morris

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Sacred Heart Conference
Blessed Sacrament Church
614 S. Church St.
Jonesboro, AR 72401
Phone: (870) 336-0392

St. Michael Conference
St. Michael Church, Cherokee Village
54 South St. Mary's Drive
Hardy, AR 72542
Phone: (870) 856-2543
Email: jlheuser1@centurytel.net
Contact: John Heuser, president

St. Anne Church, Berryville and St. Elizabeth Church, Eureka Springs
1844 Hwy 62 West
Berryville, AR 72616
Thrift Store Phone: (870) 423-3572
Contact: Joe Shaughnessy

St. Stephen Benevolent Conference
St. Stephen Church
1300 NE J Street
Bentonville, AR 72712
Phone: (479) 696-9361

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St. Thomas More Society of Arkansas

A Catholic organization for attorneys, judges, law professors and others working in the legal profession

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President: Connie Brown Phillips
P.O. Box 1426
North Little Rock, AR 72115-1426
Phone: (501) 680 6919
E-mail: cbphillipslaw@gmail.com

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Updated July 1, 2014