601 W. Houston St.

Abbott, TX  76621
(254) 582-3092

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Office Hours: M & Th-8am to 12pm; T & W-1pm to 5pm  

APRIL 23, 2017



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.

Saturday 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Sunday 7:00 – 7:45 a.m.

Saturday 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

APRIL 23, 2017


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


ALTAR SERVERS: Kolby Padgett, Wyatt Holecek

LECTORS: Patrick Timmons

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: David Timmons, Albert Srubar, Nolan Pustejovsky

USHER: Ben Pustejovsky                                                           


ALTAR SERVERS: Christopher Pustejovsky, Mallory Ballew

LECTOR: Annette Ballew

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Frank & Jeanette Urbanovsky, Ron Kaska

USHER: Gary Pustejovsky


ALTAR SERVERS: Mariann Pustejovsky, Ryan Pustejovsky

LECTORS: Joanie Pustejovsky

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Mark & Cindy Psencik, Andy Pustejovsky

USHER: Brad Padgett 


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  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.