LADIES OF CHARITY OF ARKANSAS
To serve rather than to be served in humility, simplicity, and charity.
2018 Marks 10 years serving the poor & vulnerable in Arkansas. It's also a new year with new projects including: prison ministry & knits for homeless.
"I'm going to plant peppers and squash and I've got a row of cucumbers over there," he said during an interview with Arkansas Catholic May 15. "I will probably plant some greens this fall. I might plant some radishes, onions and lettuce too."
Jackson said having the garden for the past few months has improved his attitude.
Good Soil Gardens gardener in interview with Arkansas Catholic
“I thank you so much for the cookies that you bring every month. It is such a special treat...It is more than just feeding the body. It is a message of telling those who have such great need that they matter and have worth. That a wonderful gift you are giving...Your special dedication to the homeless, the working poor, the elderly, the physically and mentally handicapped and all those with needs we may not know or understand is priceless.”
The Stewpot, First Presbyterian Church letter excerpt
"The confraternity of the Ladies of Charity sprang from God in order to honor our Lord Jesus Christ as the source and model of all charity." - St. Vincent de Paul
According to St. Vincent, the spirit of an association consists of those virtues which the Ladies of Charity should practice in the corporal and spiritual service of the poor as representing our Lord Jesus Christ. These virtues are humility, simplicity and charity.
The Mission of the Ladies of Charity of Arkansas is to improve the lives of the poor and vulnerable in the state of Arkansas through education, empowerment, and evangelization.
SERVING 10 YEARS IN ARKANSAS!!
Who are the Ladies?
They are advocates for the vulnerable. They help to empower the poor to help themselves. They are women who are imitators of Christ and who see the face of Christ in everyone they meet.
"Thank you for all the lovely gifts! I had just promised a diaper bag to one of our mothers who is due in July! It comes here and goes out immediately. Hebrews 6:10 tells of the goodness of our Lord and your giving so faithfully...on behalf of the little ones who are voiceless "Thank you!"
Birthright of Greater Little Rock letter excerpt
1/18; 4/26; 9/20; 12/13 all in Morris Hall starting at 5:30 PM