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


Little Big Hearts

A few days ago, the Church Office received a wonderful surprise from Mrs. Becker's first grade class! During the celebration of the first 100 days of school, first graders wrote what they would do if they had $100. Ellie Coleman wrote that she would like to use the money to buy blankets for the homeless. Mrs. Becker posted the picture on Facebook and... an angel saw the post and donated the money to Ellie! The group was able to buy 9 thick blankets and delivered them to the Church Office so Deacon Greg could later distribute them among the homeless!

From Mrs. Becker’s Facebook page: I love my sweet group of first graders. They truly have servant hearts! "I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brothers, you did it to me." Matthew 25:40.

We are amazed at the heart for service that these kids have and really thankful to our dear angel for donating the money to buy the blankets.

Announcements of the Week

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




IC Ladies Auxiliary Day of Recollection

Immaculate Conception Ladies Auxiliary will be hosting a Day of Recollection, March 3rd in the Msgr. Galvin Parish Center. Father Tom Elliott, pastor of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, North Little Rock will present “A Retreat in Assisi, lessons on Ignatian prayer.” Registration will begin at 8:30 am with the program starting at 9:00 am. Lunch will be at 11:30 am and we will close with Mass at 12:45 pm. A donation of $5.00 will include lunch. All are invited. Please call Joyce Sternberg at 479-648-8675, if you have any questions. Don't forget to bring your Bible!


Artwork from 53rd Young Arkansas Artists Exhibition

A representation of the creative efforts of 18 young Arkansas artists in grades K – 12 will be exhibited during normal school days/hours 8 am - 4 pm during the month of March at I.C. School. The exhibition will feature the artwork of 2 of our IC students: Faith Rossi and Carson Lane.


Confirmation Parents and Sponsors

Please make plans to join us for one of these meetings.
Sunday, March 8th at 1:15 in the Parish Center (Spanish)
Sunday, March 8th at 3:00 in the Parish Center (English)


New Bible Study for Adults:

Eucharist - Sacred Meal, Sacrifice,Real Presence.

Father Barron offers inspiring insights into the mystery of Christ's presence in our lives and the centrality of the Eucharist as an important part of that presence. Tuesdays at 12:30pm in the Bishop’s Room


Michael James Mette in concert here at IC!

Providing a bridge between the sacred and the secular, Michael's latest album, Arts + Humanity (2015) is planted firmly at the intersection of the church and culture. Join us for a night of worship on Sunday, March 8th at 6:30 pm in the Youth Building.
Sponsored by the Spiritual Life Committee

Fish Fry at Columbus Acres

The Knight of Columbus will be having Fish Nights every Friday during Lent beginning on February 20 at Columbus Hall at Columbus Acres, serving begins at 6 pm and will run to 8 pm, cost is $8.00 for Fish or Shrimp or a combination platter. It includes hush puppies, cole slaw and french fries, there will also be cheese pizza for $2 per slice. Come on out and enjoy the good food and fellowship or get a dinner to go, if you have any questions you can the hall at 479-649-7144.


2015 Lent Schedule

Commmunity Ash Wednesday Worship, Reconciliation Services, Stations of the Cross, Lenten Luncheons and more! Click here to see the schedule


Miracles for Team Martinez

We have set up an account to provide financial support to our dearMarina 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. She was first diagnosed with Large B-Cell Non Hodgkins Lymphoma in the Spring of 2014 and is currently undergoing treatment. She may need bone marrow transplants in the future. 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

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