Temple Chapter

Our Kids at Heart at OLG Catholic Church
707 S. 6th Street
Temple, TX 76504

Our Kids at Heart was established to assist schools and parishes throughout the Diocese of Austin. Pastors in Temple area have requested to participate and to establish Our Kids at Heart chapters to assist families and students in that community to attend Catholic schools. Our Kids at Heart financially assists over 172 economically disadvantaged students from several parishes so they may attend Austin, Temple, Killeen and Waco Catholic schools.

Benefits of Catholic School Program include Academic Opportunity, Catholic Education, Family Transformation

Our Community. Our Youth. Our Future.

These Catholic institutions:

Transform the families

Provide first-rate curricula and academic resources

Instill values of faith and service

Offer unique opportunities for spiritual growth

Being around a Catholic atmosphere has definitely helped increase my faith and has also helped me share my faith with others. I’ve learned so much in these past few years. I am grateful that God gave my parents the strength to help pay and arrange for my schooling.
— Natalie

Our Kids at Heart Temple Chapter Student Natalie
Mass and Students at Our Kids at Heart Temple Chapter


The Partnership School Program’s purpose is to create a relationship between the Parish and Catholic educational institutions that aims to promote the missions of the participating parties, thereby improving the chances of success for the Parish’s students and their families. The Partnership School Program can truly open doors for the families being assisted by Our Kids at Heart.

Temple Chapter Founder Fr. Rodriguez Francisco

Fr. Francisco Rodriguez III

Temple Chapter Founder
Phone: 254.773.6779