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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Disappointment. After watching the numbers for new COVID 19 cases in Bell County ramp right up, in early April, I was exceedingly hopeful since then.  Since the middle of April, Bell County has seen a steady decrease in the number of new cases.  And when our numbers dropped to one or two a day, for…

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Thank you to the Virginia Seminary. A Prayer for a Person Suffering with COVID-19God of healing, God of hope, our souls are hungry for health and happiness. You are the Maker and Keeper of billions of galaxies of stars and planets seething in their violence. You are the delicate fashioner of the hummingbird’s wings and…

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Our Sunday worship services will be live-streamed on Facebook, each Sunday at 9:30.  For the duration of our time “apart,” we will continue to offer prayers at Noonday, also posted on Facebook. Just a reminder, you do not need a Facebook account to follow along.  Nor do you need to be a very adept user of…

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Last week, I spoke a bit about Morning Prayer, and how it was really quite different in intent from celebrations of the Eucharist.  I’d like to continue to look at the Daily Office, which is the name for the collection of services which we have, that are really meant to be prayed every day:  Morning…

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