601 W. Houston St.

Abbott, TX  76621
(254) 582-3092

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AUGUST 14, 2016



Parochial Administrator-Fr. Joseph Keating    

Business Manager/Secretary-Agnes Timmons

Deacon- John Lauhoff    

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 5:00 – 5:45 p.m.
Sunday 7:00 – 7:45 a.m.

AUGUST 14, 2016


SATURDAY      AUG    13:   6:00 pm:   +Edward Rejcek by Edward Rejcek Family

SUNDAY            AUG    14:   8:00 am:     Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary

MONDAY          AUG    15:   6:00 pm:   +Nancy Stenseth by Linda Gerik

WEDNESDAY  AUG    17:   6:00 pm:   +Hattie Kaska by Anna Louise Kaska

SATURDAY      AUG    20:   6:00 pm:   +Nancy Kasberg by Mark & Cindy  Psencik 

SUNDAY            AUG    21:   8:00 am:     Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary

CEMETERY LIGHTS: Charlie & Larry Pavlas by Lil Pavlas Family

CROSS LIGHTS: John & Bettie Zapalac by Mike & Linda Bole



ALTAR SERVERS: Lauren & Kyle Gerik

LECTORS: John Gerik

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Terry & Agnes Timmons, Volunteer

USHER: Kevin Beene


ALTAR SERVERS: Keaton & Paxton Pustejovsky

LECTOR: Doug Pustejovsky

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Joycie Pustejovsky, John Blaha, Charles Beseda

USHER: Charles Beseda


ALTAR SERVERS:Allison & Madison Murphy                                          

LECTORS: Patrick Timmons

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:Albert Srubar, John Gerik, Andy Pustejovsky

USHER: John Blaha


ALTAR SERVERS: Mallory Ballew & Christopher Pustejovsky

LECTOR: Joycie Pustejovsky

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Roger & Debbie Pustejovsky, Beverly Pustejovsky

USHER: Gary Pustejovsky

ASSUMPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY: Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is on Monday, August 15th.  Since it falls on a Monday, it is not a holy day of obligation in the United States.

THANK YOU:  Your generosity towards the Priest Care Fund Special Collection last weekend is greatly appreciated. This will go a long way to help retired and infirmed priests.

RECONCILIATION: Please note the new Sacrament of Reconciliation times for our parish. Saturday – 5:00 – 5:45 p.m. and Sunday 7:00 – 7:45 a.m.

OFFICE HOURS: Rectory Office Hours for the secretary are as follows: Sunday 9:00 – (as late as) 12:00 pm; Monday & Thursday 8:00 – 12:00 pm; Tuesday & Wednesday 1:00 – 5:00 pm.

SPAGHETTI DINNER: Our Annual Spaghetti Dinner will be held on Sunday, August 28th. The meal consisting of spaghetti and meat sauce, salad bar, garlic bread, dessert and drink is from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00. Adult plates and plates to go are $8.00, and $6.00 for children under 12. Please invite your family and friends to come out and enjoy a delicious meal and fellowship. Parishioners whose last names begin with N – Z are asked to please bring a dessert to be served with the meal.  If anyone wishes to make a cash donation towards the meat or other ingredients, please put it in a specially marked envelope and place it in the collection basket.

BAKE SALE: The KJZT will be having a Bake Sale on Sunday, August 28, 2016 in conjunction with the Parish Spaghetti Dinner.  Proceeds from the bake sale will be presented to Terry Timmons to assist him with his deaconate training expenses.  This project falls into the People Helping People Parish Fund Raiser category and the State KJZT office will match funds.  All KJZT members are asked to donate an item or two to the bake sale as we work toward making this worthy cause a success.  If anyone can help work a shift at the bake sale, please contact Jeanette Urbanovsky @ 694-3932.

CCD TEACHER NEEDED: Our religious education program is in need of someone to teach the Eighth Grade.  If you would be willing to share your time with the students, please contact Traci Pustejovsky at 254-580-8202.

INTENTIONS NEEDED: We are in need of  Sanctuary Light intentions. Anyone wishing to send in requests may do so by enclosing the intention and donation in a specially marked envelope and placing it in the collection basket.

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, Marcella & Michael Kiely, Donna Nelson, Matthew Machac, Bonnie Poole, Lillian Sodek, Jane Vallejo, Max Vallejo, Linda Pustejovsky, Domingo Balderas, Edward 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, Tony Keller, Bernice Beene, Bobby Tlustos, Cathy Sulak, Megan Janek, Jeanne Nicholson, Jamie Beauchamp, Wanda Pustejovsky, Janet Krueger, Harvey Janek, Opal Davidson, Armand Jimenez, James Homel, Ann Vanek, Mark Kutscherousky, Jim Kornegay, Willie Joe Janek, Darren Boyse, Raymond Jaska, Sara Casey, Deacon Denver Crawley, Deanell Crawley, Ed Sykora, Doris Nesrsta, Martha Beseda, Angela Kleb, David Sinkule, Lucy Garza, Hannah Hildebrand, Larry Podsednik, Cooper and Brooklyn Downing, J. T. Vallon, Evelyn Petter, Charles Beseda, Helen Sustala, Dolores Divin, and Alex Lopez.

FESTIVAL: The Church of the Assumption in West will have their Parish Festival on Sunday, August 14th at the Knights of Columbus Grounds. A home-cooked Fried Chicken (baked chicken also available) and Sausage Dinner will be served beginning at 11:00 a.m. Adults & Plates – to – go will be available. Auction, Bingo, & Water Games (bring your swim suit) will begin at 12:15 p.m.  A raffle will be held at 4:00 p.m. Everyone is cordially invited to attend!

GRIEF SUPPORT: A grief support group meeting will be held 7:00 p.m. Thursday evening, August 18th 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.

CONFERENCE: Dallas Ministry conference, Walking Together in Faith will be presented by the University of Dallas and co-sponsored by the Diocese of Dallas on September 29th – October 1st. Flyers are available on the back bulletin board .

VOCATIONS: All women (15 and older) discerning their vocation to the Religious Life are invited to join Bishop Olson for the Marian Dinner and Mass on Monday, August 15th from 6-8:30 p.m. at St. Philip’s in Lewisville. See the poster on the back bulletin board for more info.