601 W. Houston St.
Abbott, TX 76621
(254) 582-3092 Fax: (254) 582-0613
Cell: (254) 707-0624
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APRIL 27, 2014


Parochial Administrator-Fr.Ouseph I Thekkumthala (Cell) 707-0624
Business Manager/Secretary-Agnes Timmons 580-8125
Deacon- John Lauhoff
Deacon- Denver Crawley
Pastoral Council Facilitator-Ronda Ballew
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 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 – 6:30 p.m.
Saturday – 7:00 p.m.

APRIL 27, 2014

SATURDAY APR 26: 6:00 pm: +Jerry Gerik, Sr. by Joe & Lillian Mach
SUNDAY APR 27: 8:00 am: Communion Service
SATURDAY MAY 3: 6:00 pm: Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary
SUNDAY MAY 4: 8:00 am: +Henry, Christine, & Bill Beseda by Charles & DJ Beseda

CEMETERY LIGHTS: Charlie & Larry Pavlas by Lil Pavlas & Family
CROSS LIGHTS: Charlie & Larry Pavlas by Lil Pavlas & Family
SANCTUARY LIGHTS: Henry, Christine, & Bill Beseda by Charles & DJ Beseda Family

ALTAR SERVERS: Lauren & Kyle Gerik
LECTOR: John Gerik
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Albert Srubar, John Jimenez, John Gerik
USHERS: John Blaha

ALTAR SERVERS: Katelyn Pustejovsky, Meredith Moore
LECTOR: Joycie Pustejovsky
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Roger & Debbie Pustejovsky, Joycie Pustejovsky
USHERS: Charles Beseda

ALTAR SERVERS: Matthew & Kolby Padgett
LECTOR: Terry Timmons
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Terry & Agnes Timmons, Linda Gerik
USHERS: Kevin Beene

ALTAR SERVERS: Alyssa & Mallory Ballew
LECTOR: Annette Ballew
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Frank & Jeanette Urbanovsky, Ron Kaska
USHERS: Gary Pustejovsky

COIN COLLECTION: Our collection this past weekend contained several foreign coins, some of them being rather old. There was also a Chuck E Cheese token. It is suspected that a “young” parishioner probably made this contribution. If you are missing some old foreign coins from your coin collection, please contact Agnes Timmons at 254-580-8125.

BBQ DINNER/RAFFLE: Our BBQ dinner with raffle will be held on Sunday, May 18th. The rest of the meal includes potatoes, cole slaw, pinto beans, dessert, and tea. Parishioners whose last name begins with A-M are asked to please furnish a dessert for the meal. Adult plates and Plates to go are $8.00 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 all those individuals who donated cash or prizes towards the BBQ Dinner Raffle. The prizes include: Necklace/Ring donated anonymously; Last Supper Wall Hanging donated by Judy Ridlehuber; Zoo/Pizza/Ice Cream Package for 4 donated by KJT #107; Walmart Gift Card donated by Ron & Rose Ann Kaska; Vatican Collection Figurine donated by Johnnie & Mary Pustejovsky; Texas Roadhouse Gift Card/Wooden Cross donated by Thomas & Maureen Holy; 4 Dinners from Still Smokin’ BBQ donated anonymously; Still Smokin’ BBQ Gift Card donated anonymously; Wreath donated by Patsy Makovy. Thank you all for your generosity.

RAFFLE: The KJZT Juniors will be selling raffle tickets after the weekend masses on April 26 & 27. If you miss out this weekend, you can contact a junior member anytime between now and camp (June) to purchase raffle tickets. The juniors appreciate your generous support!

MUSEUM FUNDRAISER: On Sunday, April 27th, the History of West Museum is having a Slovacek’s beef brisket and sausage dinner with all the trimmings, auction, and raffle at the West Knights of Columbus Hall. Serving starts at 11AM with drive through line available. Plates are $8.00. All are invited.

KJZT JRS: The next meeting of the KJZT juniors will be Wednesday, May 7 at 6:30 pm in the Smid Center. After a quick meeting, juniors will practice for their performance for the district meeting.

MOTHER’S DAY FLOWERS: Donations are now being accepted for Mother’s Day flowers. To honor or remember a special lady in your life, put your intentions, along with your donation in an envelope marked “Mother’s Day Flowers” and drop in the collection basket by May 5th.

COUNCIL MEETINGS: The Finance Council will meet on Monday, May 12, at 6:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall. The Pastoral Council will meet immediately after, at 7:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall.

RICE BOWL: During the past six weeks, our parish community has prayed, fasted and given alms with a special focus on the poorest members our global community. Please return your Rice Bowl by emptying the contents into an envelope. Please label the envelope as “Rice Bowl” and drop in the collection basket. Thank you for your generosity.

KJT FAMILY DAY: The Annual KJT District V Family Day will be hosted by the Dallas Society #111. The festivities will take place at Robert Slovaks Farm in Bardwell on Sunday, May 4, 2014 starting at 12:00 pm (Registration starts at 11:00 am). If you have any questions please contact the following District V officers; President Tanner Schlottman 214-535-2296; Vice Pres. Keith Kapavik 214-334-1385; Sec./ Tres. Joe Block 214-289-6953

PRAYERS FOR THE SICK: Please remember to keep these individuals in your prayers: Bruce Malaer, Terry Kramolis, Evelyn Soukup, Susan Tomczak, Mark Helona, Mary Ann Pavlas, Stephanie Jarvis, Louise Pappas Woolsey, Eugene Pustejovsky, Doris Nesrsta, Willie Mae Pustejovsky, Johnnie Sinkule, Leo Rejcek, Joe Helona, Patsy Makovy, Martha Hejl, Clara Kaska, Lisa Cole, Jeanette Urbanovsky, Rosilee Bartosh, Felix Picha, Louise Ondrej, Marcella & Michael Kiely, Pat Jimenez, Raymond Zapletal, Donna Nelson, Jane Boley, Tom Pezanosky, Matthew Machac, Edwin Gerik, Bonnie Poole, Edward Rejcek, Rudolph Rejcek, Lillian Sodek, Jane Vallejo, Max Vallejo, Linda Pustejovsky, Domingo Balderas, Edward Muehlstein, Fr. Jerry Ryan, O.S.A., Judy Steele, Harry Gene Nors, Tommy Pustejovsky, Francy Stacha, Jimmy Tolbert, Jeff Bernsen, Margie Wolf, Alexis Enriquez, Baylee Owen, Rocky Steele, Beth Pezanosky, Diana Austin, Monsignor Frank Miller, Deacon John Lauhoff, George Kaska, Jr., Tony Keller, Cindy Bruce Zatopek, Liam Willie, Bernice Beene, Bobby Tlustos, Cathy Sulak, Della Allen, Megan Janek, Jeanne Nicholson, Jamie Beauchamp, Wanda Pustejovsky, Turner Hennig, Janet Krueger, Harvey Janek, Paul Grmela, Opal Davidson, Armand Jimenez, and James Homel.