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 30, 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 30, 2017


SATURDAY      APR 29:   6:00 pm:   + James Nors by John & Molly Gerik

SUNDAY            APR 30:   8:00 am:      Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary

MONDAY          MAY 1:   6:00 pm:       NO MASS

WEDNESDAY   MAY 3:  6:00 pm:   + Henry, Christine, & Bill Beseda by Charles & DJ Beseda

SATURDAY       MAY 6:  6:00 pm:   + Bennie & Frankie Gerik by Doris Nesrsta

SUNDAY            MAY 7:   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: 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



LECTORS: Susan Kallus

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: David & Patrick Timmons, John Gerik

USHER: John Blaha                                                          


ALTAR SERVERS: Keaton & Paxton Pustejovsky

LECTOR: Doug Pustejovsky

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Roger & Debbie Pustejovsky, Beverly Pustejovsky

USHER: Charles Beseda

PLEASE NOTE: There will be no Mass on Monday, May 1st.

BREAKFAST: The KJZT will be hosting the First Communion breakfast in the Parish hall immediately after Mass.  Everyone is invited to the celebration.

SECOND COLLECTION: As part of the Good Shepherd Sunday celebrations, The Diocese of Fort Worth will again this year ask parishioners to generously support our seminarians through the Seminarian formation fund. There are currently 28 seminarians studying in seminaries throughout the United States. The Diocese of Fort Worth provides formation for each seminarian at an annual average cost of $52,092.  The Good Shepherd Sunday Special Collection assists with funding this annual cost. In addition to Sunday collection, donations are being accepted online at Please give generously.

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.

PASTORAL COUNCIL NOMINATIONS: The following is a list of individuals whose names will be on the ballot for the Pastoral Council election which will be held next weekend. Parishioners will be asked to vote for no more than three (3) nominees:  Patrick Hejl, Aprille Kaska, Justin Kaska, Robert Moore, Brad Padgett, Jeanette Urbanovsky, and Lauren Wolf.

RCIA: RCIA Class will meet on Sunday, April 30th from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall.

MOTHER’S DAY FLOWERS: This is the last weekend to make donations for Mother’s Day flowers. Please put your intention/ donation in one of the envelopes located at the entrances of the church and drop in the collection basket.

MAY CROWNING: May Crowning will be held on Wednesday, May 3, following the 6:00 p.m. Mass.  Please join the youth of our parish as they honor and crown our Blessed Mother Mary with flowers.  CCD students will attend with their classes and should report to their classrooms at 6:30.  Don’t forget to bring a spring flower for Mary. Following May Crowning the students will return to the hall for the end of the CCD year pizza party.

BAR-B-Q DINNER/RAFFLE: Our BBQ Brisquet & Sausage Dinner with raffle will be held next Sunday, May 7th.  The meal  includes brisquet, sausage, parsley potatoes, cole slaw, pinto beans, dessert, and tea.  Parishioners whose last name begins with P-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.

DAY RETREAT: All ladies of the parish are invited to attend Women of Witness, a day retreat which will be held here on Saturday, May 13th. The day begins with Mass at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 4:00 p.m. Activities throughout the day include: personal testimonies by other women, faith sharing, prayer, and more. Lunch will be provided. Cost is $5.00. Please sign up on the sheet on the bulletin board if you are planning 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, 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.

TODAY: 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. 

TODAY: 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.

CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS: Hillsboro CDA Court #2143 will meet the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. in the parish hall at Our Lady of Mercy Church.  All ladies of the parish are invited.

DISCERNMENT WEEKEND: The Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth will be hosting a Discernment Weekend for women age 18 and older on May 5-7. Please see the flyer on the bulletin board.

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.

PRAYER BOOKS: West CDA Prayer books are available to all parishioners and can be found on the back table.


FOR SALE: If your lawn mower didn’t make it over the long winter, you’re in luck. The Parish has a Riding Lawnmower — $500.00 / OBO. If interested, please contact the church office.