Immaculate Conception Church

Fort Smith, Arkansas

22 North 13th Street

P.O. Box 1866



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Mass and Confessions

Daily Mass: Monday - Saturday 7:00 am
                      Tuesday and Thursday 6:00 pm (Spanish)
Anticipation Mass: Saturday 5:00 pm

                                    7:30 am
                                  10:00 am
                                  12:00 pm Spanish Mass
                                    2:00 pm Spanish Mass
                                    5:00 pm Life Teen Mass
St. Leo's (Hartford): Sunday 9:30 am

Tuesday and Thursday 5:00 pm (Chapel)
Saturday 3:30 pm (Church)
Or by appointment

Office Hours:    Monday - Thursday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
                             Friday 8:00 - 12:00 pm

Mass Intentions for the week of May 25th to May 31st

Temporary Schedule Changes:
5:00 pm Confessions and 6:00 pm Cancellations

Congratulations Class of 2015!

Last Wednesday, May 20th, we had the opportunity to celebrate the graduation of our 6th graders. A total of 37 children completed their academic journey at Immaculate Conception School. These are wonderful children and we are very proud of each and every one of them!
We are sure they will do great things in the future and will succeed in their next adventure! We hope they always remember their time in our school as we will always remember them. They have left an indelible mark in our lives and in our hearts.
We wish you the very best!
May God bless you always!

“Oh, the Places You’ll Go!
Congratulations! Today is your day.
You are off to Great Places!
You are off and away!
You have brains in your head.
You have feet in your shoes.
You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.
You are on your own And you know what you know.
You are the one who will decide where to go.
-Dr. Seuss

Announcements of the Week

On Memorial Day...

We remember all those who have died in service of the United States of America.The “National Moment of Remembrance” resolution was passed on Dec 2000 and asks that at 3 p.m. local time, all Americans “voluntarily and informally observe in their own way a Moment of remembrance and respect, pausing from whatever they are doing for a moment of silence.”

Memorial Day Prayer


Pancake Breakfast on Memorial Day!

Pancake Breakfast Monday May 25th from 7:00 am to 9:00 am in the Parish Center! Come and enjoy our delicious pancakes before heading to the Rodeo Parade! All proceeds will go to our Charity Fund.

For more information click here



Auto-Contribution Stewardship Program
This program allows you to make contributions to the church even when you are on vacation, ill, or otherwise unable to attend Mass at I.C. Church. For more information click here



New in Town? Have never register in our Parish? Just joined the Church?

We invite you to fill out a registration form! Click here to get a registration form or you can always come by the Church Office and get one.



Vacation Bible School: July 13-17

Under the circumstances, with the renovation in the St. Anne’s building expected to continue through most of the summer, we have decided to cancel the plans for VBS this year.

Adult Studies
Eucharist: Sacred Meal, Sacrifice, Real Presence- Tuesdays at 6:00pm in the Bishop’s Room. Study Begins on June 9th
Virtus Training Sessions - Saturday, June 13th at 9:00am in the Bishop’s Room (English)
Baptism Preparation Session (English) - Saturday, May 30th at 9:00am in the Bishop’s Room.
Please contact Surennah Werley to 479-783-7497 or if you are interested in participating.


Corpus Christi Procession

On Sunday June the 7th, after the noon mass we will have a procession in honor of the feast of Corpus Christi. Father John will lead the procession carrying the Monstrance; we will process to Saint Boniface then to CTK and back to IC. On our way back, we will make a quick stop at Calvary Cemetery to bless our loved ones. We ask that you dress in white in honor of the feast. Please don’t forget to bring your umbrella and water.

Help us help Marina Martinez

We have set up an account to provide financial support to our dear Marina Martinez while she is battling cancer. The account is part of Arvest Cares and the account number is 81589320. To make a deposit, all you have to do is go to an Arvest Bank branch and give them the account number. The name on the account is Marina Martinez Cancer Fund. Marina Martinez is a preschool teacher at Immaculate Conception Elementary School. Please keep the Martinez family in your prayers.



Immaculate Conception School is now enrolling

For all NEW parish and non-parish students for preschool (18 months-4 years) through grade 6. Please call the school office at 783-6798 or go to
2015-2016 Application for Admission K-6
2015-2016 Application for Admission Preschool


IC School Summer Care

Children entering grades K-6 will enjoy swimming, miniature golf, tennis lessons, skating, bowling, golf lessons, gymnastics, Vacation Bible School and field trips to the FS Public Library. Preschool Summer Care (18 months-4 year old) will enjoy play time, arts and crafts, and music time. Full-time and part-time positions are available. Please call the I.C. School Office for more information on grades K-6: 479-783-6798 or e-mail Ann Hill- or Lori Galligan- Preschool: 783-6798 or e-mail Julie Herrell-


Would you like to become a lector, usher or an Eucharistic Minister?

We are looking for volunteers interested in becoming Lectors, Eucharistic Ministers and\or Ushers to serve during our weekday and weekend Masses. Want to know what you are signing up for? Click here

For more information or to volunteer you can also contact Roger Miller at (918) 839-9618 or


Search #137: June 26 to June 28
We are now taking up registrations for SEARCH #137! The registration fee is $120. Scholarships are available. For more information contact Chuck Becker. The registration deadline June 5, 2015.

Click here to get a registration form.

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