601 W. Houston St.

Abbott, TX  76621
(254) 582-3092

 Cell: (254) 707-0624

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AUGUST 2, 2015



 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-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 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.


AUGUST 2, 2015


SATURDAY      AUGUST  1:    6:00 pm:    Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary

SUNDAY            AUGUST  2:    8:00 am:  +Christine Beseda by Mary Klaus 

MONDAY          AUGUST  3:    6:00 pm:  +Dennis Gerik by John & Molly Gerik

WEDNESDAY   AUGUST 5:    6:00 pm:  +Clara Kaska by Johnnie & Mary Pustejovsky

SATURDAY       AUGUST 8:    6:00 pm:  +Larry & Charlie Pavlas by Lil Pavlas & Family  

SUNDAY             AUGUST 9:    8:00 am:    Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary

CEMETERY LIGHTS: Father Jerry Ryan, O.S.A. by Martha Beseda

CROSS LIGHTS: Bruce & Frances Malaer by Tom & Nancy Neill

SANCTUARY LIGHTS: George Kaska, Jr. by the Family


ALTAR SERVERS: Lauren & Kyle Gerik

LECTORS: Susan Kallus

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: John Gerik, John Jimenez, Albert Srubar

USHERS: John Gerik


ALTAR SERVERS: Mallory Ballew, Meredith Moore

LECTOR:  Pat Blaha

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:  Joycie Pustejovsky, John Blaha, Charles Beseda

USHERS: Charles Beseda


ALTAR SERVERS: Matthew & Colby Padgett

LECTOR: Joyce Lenart

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Mark & Cindy Psencik, Andy Pustejovsky

USHERS: Brad Padgett


ALTAR SERVERS: Christopher Pustejovsky, Katelyn Pustejovsky

LECTOR:  Joycie Pustejovsky

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Roger & Debbie Pustejovsky, Beverly Pustejovsky

USHERS: Gary Pustejovsky

PRIEST CARE FUND SPECIAL COLLECTION: This weekend, we will take up a special collection for the Diocesan Priest Care Fund.  Each year contributions from this collection are distributed to cover the costs of priests who are either in special or convalescent care and who have exhausted medical coverage and personal resources. These are our shepherds who have dedicated their lives to serving God’s people.  Your generosity is greatly appreciated.

BULLETIN DEADLINE: Announcements for next week’s bulletin need to be sent in by noon on Thursday, August 6th.

THANK YOU: Many thanks to Charles Beseda and his crew for getting our church property ready for our annual insurance inspection. The shredding, trimming, and debris removal are greatly appreciated.

RAFFLE PRIZES NEEDED: We are in great need of items for our Spaghetti Dinner Raffle. This is the last weekend to donate cash or a prize. To donate, please contact any of the following individuals:  Karen Marak at 582-2476 or Agnes Timmons at 254-580-8125. All donations will be greatly appreciated.

CCD STARTS NEXT MONTH: Our religious education program is in need of several teachers. There are openings in several grade levels.  If you would be willing your share your time with the students, please contact Traci Pustejovsky at 254-580-8202.

WEST ACTS 10TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION:  Join us as we remember and commemorate the beginnings of this ministry that has positively impacted so many lives at Three Mountain Retreat Center outside of Clifton on Saturday, August 15, 2015.  We will have an Afternoon Mass at 4 PM followed by Pot Luck Supper .  West ACTS Core will provide fried chicken.  Everyone is asked to bring a vegetable or dessert to the Dining Hall.  Drinks will be provided – no alcohol, please.  Please RSVP at to get an accurate count of the amount of food to buy.  We look forward to seeing you there!

WOMEN’S ACTS RETREAT:  Ladies, Are you looking for a “girl’s weekend”? Mark September 17-20th on your calendar!!! Not only will you meet some new friends, but you will also have an opportunity to reconnect with Our Heavenly Father. Please consider attending the Women’s Fall ACTS Retreat. You can get a registration form on the back table.  Come join us!                    

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Whitney Hospice is in need of volunteers. Please see the notice on the back bulletin board for more information.     

PRAYERS FOR THE SICK: Please remember to keep these individuals in your prayers:  Terry Kramolis, Evelyn Soukup, Susan Tomczak, Mark Helona, Mary Ann Pavlas, Stephanie Jarvis, Louise Pappas Woolsey, Eugene Pustejovsky, Sinkule,  Joe Helona, Patsy Makovy, Lisa Cole,  Jeanette Urbanovsky, Rosilee Bartosh, Felix Picha, Louise Ondrej, Marcella & Michael Kiely, Pat Jimenez, Donna Nelson, Matthew Machac, Bonnie Poole, Edward Rejcek, Rudolph Rejcek, Lillian Sodek, Jane Vallejo, Max Vallejo, Linda Pustejovsky, Domingo Balderas, Edward Muehlstein, 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, Tony Keller, Cindy Bruce Zatopek, 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, Charlie Flaherty, Willie Joe Janek, Darren Boyse, Raymond Jaska, Sara Casey, Deacon Denver Crawley, Sharon Crawley, and Ed Sykora.