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


Easter Lillies:

Thank you for helping us decorate our altar for Easter Sunday

Our Confirmation Candidates are back from their retreat!

When preparing to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation, our teens often struggle with peer pressure, busy schedules, and life’s many demands. It is hard to find time for their faith when their lives are full of sports, homework and friends. Honoring the responsibility of preparing for the Sacrament to the best of our ability and to respond as Disciples of Christ, last weekend 99 teens from IC Church, St. Boniface and St. Michael’s attended the Confirmation Retreat at Dwight Mission in Vian, OK.

During their retreat, they had the opportunity to reflect on the multiple gifts God has given them and how they can use them to the service of others. Many lives were impacted and we fully expect to see some amazing Disciples spring up in the future.

Click here to read some of the statements their teens made upon their return.

Announcements of the Week

6th to 12th PRE Classes will end EARLIER!

Due to the renovation efforts in the St. Anne’s building, we need to end our Wednesday and Sunday PRE classes 2 weeks early. This is ONLY FOR 6th-12th GRADES. There will be NO 6th-12th Grade PRE classes after Sunday, April 19th.


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

Financial Information Week of March 29th



Vacation Bible School: July 13-17

We need volunteers! We need a coordinator, prop builders, snack planners, small group leaders, skit actors, activity planners, and many more….. If you are available and willing to help please contact Surennah Werley (479-783-7497 OR

Baptism Preparation Session (English)

The next session will be held on: Saturday, April 18th at 9:00am in the Bishop’s Room. If you plan to attend please contact Surennah Werley ( or 479-783-7497)



New Adult Bible Study: 1st Corinthians

The conflicts of the early Christians in Corinth are in many ways similar to our struggles today as Christians. With divisions, immorality, persecution, and other trials of the faithful, the message of St. Paul to the Corinthians is a much-needed message for our own times. In addition, he introduced the Corinthian Christians to the most powerful gift of all, the Eucharist. Mondays at 6:00pm in the Bishops Room Study Begins on Monday, April 20th



Miracles for Team 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



Trinity Junior High is now enrolling!

Trinity online Registration will begin March 9th. Please go to and look under admissions. You must complete all of the registration process by April 17th to be eligible for Financial Aid.



The Clearinghouse is in need!

The Community Services Clearinghouse Food Pantry is in dire need of non-perishable, non-expired, non-glass items. Canned Meats: Fish, Chicken, Sausages. Canned/Bottled Vegetables & Fruit: Green beans, peas, greens, corn, beans, apple sauce. Other Canned Food: Meals in a can (i.e. spaghetti). Dried Items: Pasta/noodles, rice, beans, crackers, instant potato flakes, cereals, dried fruit (i.e. raisins), pancake mix, oatmeal, macaroni & cheese. Cereal bars, Peanut Butter, Jelly, Syrups and Juices. Please help the Clearinghouse help those in need. You can bring the items to the church and deposit them in the plastic containers located at the entrances of the church.

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