The St. Francis garage sale is promising to be bigger and better than ever! Stop by this Saturday, October 9 to find great bargains and help support the ministries of the church. The sale will be held in the parish hall at the church, 5001 Hickory Road, Temple 76502.

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Presiding Bishop Michael Curry wrote a popular best seller last year and on Thursday at noon, in the parlor, there will be a small group gathering to discuss it. There is the opportunity to do the same online at 6 pm Thursday evening.

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We recently gave thanks for our animal companions at St. Francis along with Christ Church. Part of the reason has to do with St. Francis’ special recognition of the part that all creatures play in the story of redemption. A variety of animals received blessings.

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CTLC has requested donations for Thanksgiving Day Meals. Items to be given to each family in need include potatoes, stuffing, green beans or peas, cans of pumpkin and cranberries. Help others celebrate this day of Thanksgiving! Let’s build a mountain of donations.

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As many of you have already know St. Vincent de Paul (SVDP) is seeking donations for the upcoming cold weather (sleeping bags, jackets, hats, socks, scarves).  You can drop off your donations directly to SVDP at 106 W. Avenue D, Temple on Tuesdays and Fridays, 9am – 12pm. OR you may leave them at the church, and Deacon Tamara will…

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THANKS to all who attended the Parking Lot Happening on June 14.  It was grand to see everyone again & we had a wonderful time visiting with each other.  It lasted from 7 to 8:20 pm and we left in time for people to return home before dark.  Those present:  Fr. David Krause, Kay &…

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On Thursday, June 11, Peggiann and I volunteered at the Mobile Food Pantry in Copperas Cove. The weather was warm, but not too bad. We wore our PPE and sunscreen! Many Mobile Food Pantries are being scheduled throughout 21 counties. If you are interested in learning more or volunteering, then please contact Deacon Tamara. Here…

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This past Saturday, I volunteered at a Mobile Food Pantry organized by the Central Texas Food Bank (CTFB). Here is a little bit about my experience. My first step was to register as a volunteer at the Central Texas Food Bank website (https://www.centraltexasfoodbank.org/). Once registered, I reviewed a calendar listing the mobile food pantry dates…

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