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54 Mother Teresa came to Arkansas and appeared , with Bishol; McDonald on June 2, 1982 at Ray Winder Field in Little Rock. J This was the first written history of Catholicism in Arkansas ever to be published. On All Saints Day, Nov. 1, 1996, he marked the 150th atmiversary of the erection of the first Catho C cathedral in Little Rock, and the 296th anniversary of the first Catholic Mass said in what wo ld become Arkansas. Bishop McDonald has riot sought to neglect the spiritual co " ceres of his people. He traveled with the youth of his diocese to the World Youth Day in Denver to see the Holy Father in 1993. He has led pilgrimages to European Catholic shrines in paris, Lourdes and Rome. He has made several visits to Rome to meet wit the Holy Father. His concem for staying in u ity with the mind and heart of the Roman pontiff can be reflected his strong support of the pope's new universal "Catechism of Catholic Church," which was ptllr lished in 1994. Mother Teresa and Bist OP McDonald field questions from the media during her visit in 1982. Arkansas Calholi; 6