IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY CATHOLIC CHURCH
601 W. Houston St.
Abbott, TX 76621
Parish Website: www.immaculateheartofmaryabbott.org
Parish Email: IHOM@airmail.net
Office Hours: M & Th-8am to 12pm; T & W-1pm to 5pm
APRIL 23, 2017
SUNDAY OF DIVINE MERCY
PARISH STAFF & MINISTRIES
Parochial Administrator-Fr. Joseph Keating
Business Manager/Secretary-Agnes & Terry Timmons
Deacon- Denver Crawley
Pastoral Council Facilitator-Gary Pustejovsky
Finance Council- Charles Beseda
KJT- Eugene Maroul
KJZT- Jeanette Urbanovsky
Knights of Columbus- Ernie Pustejovsky
Sacristans- Michael & Janet Bezdek
Music Ministry- Karen Bartosh & Marsha Gerik
Religious Education- Traci Pustejovsky
Youth Ministry – Annette Ballew & Carolyn Kirby
Plant Manager- Charles Beseda 254-749-7718
Seniors Activities Coordinator- Agnes Marak
Volunteer Coordinator- Marsha Gerik
Safe Environment Coordinator- Terry & Patrick Timmons
Saturday Vigil Mass – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday – 8:00 a.m.
Monday & Wednesday – 6:00 p.m.
SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION
Saturday 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Sunday 7:00 – 7:45 a.m.
ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT
Saturday 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
APRIL 23, 2017
SUNDAY OF DIVINE MERCY
SATURDAY APR 22: 6:00 pm: + James Nors by Dennis & Mary Jane Sustala
SUNDAY APR 23: 8:00 am: Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary
MONDAY APR 24: 6:00 pm: + James Nors by Dennis & Mary Jane Sustala
WEDNESDAY APR 26: 6:00 pm: + James Nors by Mary Dvorak
SATURDAY APR 29: 6:00 pm: + James Nors by John & Molly Gerik
SUNDAY APR 30: 8:00 am: Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary
CEMETERY LIGHTS: Charlie & Larry Pavlas by Lil Pavlas Family
CROSS LIGHTS: Charlie & Larry Pavlas by Lil Pavlas Family
SANCTUARY LIGHTS: Charlie & Larry Pavlas by Lil Pavlas Family
SATURDAY- APRIL 29
ALTAR SERVERS: Kolby Padgett, Wyatt Holecek
LECTORS: Patrick Timmons
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: David Timmons, Albert Srubar, Nolan Pustejovsky
USHER: Ben Pustejovsky
SUNDAY – APRIL 30
ALTAR SERVERS: Christopher Pustejovsky, Mallory Ballew
LECTOR: Annette Ballew
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Frank & Jeanette Urbanovsky, Ron Kaska
USHER: Gary Pustejovsky
SATURDAY- MAY 6
ALTAR SERVERS: Mariann Pustejovsky, Ryan Pustejovsky
LECTORS: Joanie Pustejovsky
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Mark & Cindy Psencik, Andy Pustejovsky
USHER: Brad Padgett
SUNDAY – MAY 7
ALTAR SERVERS: Allison & Madison Murphy
LECTOR: Beverly Pustejovsky
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Joycie Pustejovsky, Charles Beseda, Frank Urbanovsky
USHER: Patrick Hejl
CONGRATULATIONS: Congratulations to the following individuals who were received into the Church at the Easter Vigil: Kenna Marek, Michael Holcomb, and Robert Moore.
FIRST HOLY COMMUNION: Our parish will celebrate the First Holy Communion of the Second Grade CCD class on Sunday, April 30th. KJZT will be hosting the First Communion breakfast in the Parish hall immediately after Mass. Everyone is invited to join us for breakfast and help celebrate this special event with our first communicants and their families.
LET’S PARTY: Father Joe’s birthday is Wednesday, May 10th. The parish will help him celebrate the big day by hosting a party immediately after Mass on Saturday, May 13th. Please sign the sheet on the back bulletin board by May 7th so enough food can be prepared.
RCIA: RCIA Class will meet on Sunday, April 23rd from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall.
BREAKFAST/ EGG HUNT: The KJZT is sponsoring a donut breakfast and Easter egg hunt this Sunday beginning at 9 am.
KJZT JUNIORS: The next meeting of the KJZT Juniors will be Sunday, April 23, immediately after the spring egg hunt and donut breakfast. Juniors need to wear their turquoise t-shirts.
ADULT FORMATION: The final Adult Formation class was postponed until Wednesday, April 26th. The class will meet from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall. All are welcome.
MOTHER’S DAY FLOWERS: Donations are being accepted for Mother’s Day flowers. To honor or remember a special lady in your life, put your intention/ donation in one of the envelopes located at the entrances of the church and drop in the collection basket by April 30th.
BAR-B-Q DINNER/RAFFLE: Our BBQ Brisquet & Sausage Dinner with raffle will be held on Sunday, May 7th. The meal includes brisquet, sausage, parsley potatoes, cole slaw, pinto beans, dessert, and tea. Parishioners whose last name begins with N-Z are asked to please furnish a dessert for the meal. Adult plates and Plates to go are $9.00 and children plates under 12 are $6.00. Raffle tickets are available at the entrances of the church, please take several books. Prices are $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00.
THANK YOU: Thank you to those individuals for their generous donations towards the raffle. Prizes include: Quilt donated by Johnnie & Mary Pustejovsky; Flat Screen TV donated by KJT #107 & Anna Kaska; Makita Cordless Drill Combo donated by Tucker Lumber Co.; Ladies 10 Kt. Gold Necklace donated Anonymously; Western Handbag donated by Pure Dee Country Gift Shop; (2) Still Smokin’ BBQ Gift Certificate donated by Sam Polansky Family.
SYMPATHY: Please remember in your prayers the soul and family of Kenny Lenart who went to his eternal rest. Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. May his soul and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.
CHOIR PRACTICE: There will be Choir practice after Mass on Monday, April 24th. Everyone is welcome to attend.
PRAYERS FOR THE SICK: Please remember to keep these individuals in your prayers: Terry Kramolis, Evelyn Soukup, Susan Tomczak, Mark Helona, Mary Ann Pavlas, Louise Pappas Woolsey, Eugene Pustejovsky, Johnnie Sinkule, Joe Helona, Patsy Makovy, Lisa Cole, Jeanette Urbanovsky, Rosilee Bartosh, Felix Picha, Louise Ondrej, Donna Nelson, Matthew Machac, Bonnie Poole, Lillian Sodek, Jane Vallejo, Max Vallejo, Domingo Balderas, Edward & Virginia Muehlstein, Rocky Steele, Judy Steele, Harry Gene Nors, Tommy Pustejovsky, Jimmy Tolbert, Jeff Bernsen, Margie Wolf, Alexis Enriquez, Baylee Owen, Beth Pezanosky, Diana Austin, Monsignor Frank Miller, Deacon John Lauhoff, Bernice Beene, Bobby Tlustos, Cathy Sulak, Megan Janek, Jeanne Nicholson, Jamie Beauchamp, Wanda Pustejovsky, Harvey Janek, Opal Davidson, James Homel, Ann Vanek, Mark Kutscherousky, Jim Kornegay, Willie Joe Janek, Darren Boyse, Sara Casey, Deacon Denver Crawley, Deanell Crawley, Ed Sykora, Doris Nesrsta, Martha Beseda, David Sinkule, Lucy Garza, Hannah Hildebrand, Larry Podsednik, Cooper and Brooklyn Downing, J. T. Vallon, Evelyn Petter, Charles Beseda, Helen Sustala, Mike Magid, Margaret Kennedy, Kim Thornhill, Father Reinhard Sternemann, O.S.A., Jerry Kazda, Dee Carmichael, Rosalie Gentile, Charlie Reither, Tommy Janek, and April Warren.
PASTORAL COUNCIL NOMINATIONS: This is the last weekend to make nominations to the Pastoral Council. Please place the names in the collection basket. Members of the Finance Council are unable to serve on both councils, therefore do not nominate Charles Beseda, Annette Ballew, or Lucy Pustejovsky. There are three members who have finished their terms on the Pastoral Council that are not eligible to serve for one year. They include Karen Marak, Gary Pustejovsky, and Louise Sullins. Finally, please do not nominate any current members of the Pastoral Council members: Molly Gerik, Andy Pustejovsky, Ben Pustejovsky, Ernie Pustejovsky, Kathy Pustejovsky, and Patrick Timmons.
SPRING FESTIVAL: St. Mary’s Church of the Assumption in Waco will be having their Spring Festival at Geneva Hall on Sunday, April 30th starting at 10:30 a.m. And for car enthusiasts, there will be a Rod and Custom Show. Please see the flyers on the back bulletin for more info.
DIOCESAN TRAVEL PROGRAM: Our own Father Joe will be the chaplain for the upcoming pilgrimage to France. It will take place October 18-30, 2017. So, plan ahead. 13 Days through France’s Wine Region to Lourdes including: Paris, Lourdes, Normandy Beaches, Giverny, Abbey at Mont St. Michel, Caen, Bordeaux, Toulouse, Biarritz, Medieval Walled-in City of Carcessonne. Fully escorted. Almost All-Inclusive. Limited spaces. Call Paula Parrish at the Catholic Center 817-945-9440 or firstname.lastname@example.org Flyer on the back bulletin board with more info
FAMILY DAY: District V Annual KJT Family Day will be held on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at the Dulak-Snapka Farm located at Tokio, Texas. Registration begins at 11:00 a.m. Festivities/Fishing will be from 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. Food will be provided. Bring your fishing equipment and lawn chairs. District V Meeting will be held @ 3:15 p.m.
GRIEF SUPPORT: A grief support group meeting will be held 7:00 p.m. Thursday evening, April 27th at St. Joseph’s Hall next to St. Mary’s Catholic Church. This is a support group for those in the community who want to gain a better understanding of all the changes experienced in the grief process.
PRAYER BOOKS: West CDA Prayer books are available to all parishioners and can be found on the back table.