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“Fishing”

10 Feb., 2019 was the 5th Sunday after Epiphany.  St. Matthew’s Priest was Rev. Jaime Bouzard, Chaplain, Christ Chapel at Texas State.  Here is his Sermon.  Hopefully, I will have more to post and develop a section just for Sermons.  Oh, he nailed it. Fishing

Rev. Gina’s Article

This last Sunday, we celebrated the ancient church Feast of the Epiphany, the celebration of the visit of the Three Wise Men to the baby Jesus. As we know from the Bible, Christmas cards and Nativity scenes, these exotic foreign men follow the star on a long and difficult journey to witness to the extraordinary birth of a child who would be king, king of the Jews but also King of all mankind. This Epiphany, this aha moment, revelation is…

Christmas around the PIM

From our Canon, Rev. Virginia (Gina) Frnka: “Christmas around the PIM is in full swing…… Christmas in Goliad on Saturday …sold 30 embroidered pieces so 30 women in Uganda will receive the fruits of their creativity and effort….Goliad members with help from St Matthews The Annual Christmas Coffee in Hallettsville served many people with homemade sandwiches, soups and unbelievable sweets in a festive mood of fellowship…they worked so hard and earned $1400!!! Tomorrow, Grace church will host the Christmas party…

Threads of Blessing

Threads of Blessing is a mission team, traveling to Honduras, Mexico, and Uganda.  They organize workshops for women, encouraging them to “gather as a community; learn organizational skills; and help develop self-confidence.”  These women produce hand embroidered work as fine art banners and alter hangings.  Sales are used to support Threads of Blessing missions in emerging countries.  Recently, they had a booth at Christmas in Goliad, supported by St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Goliad. Click on the link below for…

Sea Sunday, 2018

Sea Sunday is typically celebrated the second Sunday in July.  It is a time to remember all seafarers, their families, and communities  (Sea Sunday Prayers were taken from the Sailor’s Society resource booklet). Sea Sunday Prayers SEA SUNDAY 2018-ENG SEA SUNDAY 2018-SPA

Independence Day

Independence Day    July 4   Lord God Almighty, in whose Name the founders of this country won liberty for themselves and for us, and lit the torch of freedom for nations then unborn: Grant, we beseech thee, that we and all the people of this land may have grace to maintain our liberties in righteousness and peace; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. 190    Collects:  Traditional

Refugio Recovery

It has been almost a year since Hurricane Harvey tore across Texas.  Many people in Refugio County are still in need.  Below is a list of items from the Refugio County Volunteer Reception Center.  Thank you! Refugio Recovery    
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