601 W. Houston St.

Abbott, TX  76621
(254) 582-3092

 Cell: (254) 707-0624

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AUGUST 30, 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 30, 2015


 SATURDAY      AUGUST         29:    6:00 pm:   +Dennis Gerik by Linda Gerik

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

MONDAY          AUGUST         31:    6:00 pm:     Special Intention

WEDNESDAY   SEPTEMBER   2:    6:00 pm:    For the protection of the Blessed Virgin Mary over all expectant mothers and their babies.

SATURDAY       SEPTEMBER   5:    6:00 pm:     Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary  

SUNDAY             SEPTEMBER   6:    8:00 am:   +John Sporcic by the Family

CEMETERY LIGHTS: George Kaska, Jr. by Edward Kubala Family

CROSS LIGHTS: Catherine Holly Matthews by Tom & Maureen Holy

SANCTUARY LIGHTS: Doris Nesrsta by Johnnie & Mary Pustejovsky


ALTAR SERVERS: Lauren & Kyle Gerik

LECTORS: David Timmons

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Mark & Cindy Psencik, Andy Pustejovsky

USHERS: John Gerik


ALTAR SERVERS: Allison & Madison Murphy

LECTOR:  Pat Blaha

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:  Roger & Debbie Pustejovsky, Beverly Pustejovsky

USHERS: Charles Beseda


ALTAR SERVERS: Matthew & Kolby Padgett

LECTOR: Joyce Lenart

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: John Gerik, John Jimenez, Albert Srubar

USHERS: Brad Padgett


ALTAR SERVERS: Meredith Moore, Mallory Ballew

LECTOR: Annette Ballew

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Joycie Pustejovsky, John Blaha, Charles Beseda

USHERS: Gary Pustejovsky


THANK YOU: Many, many thanks to all those individuals who helped in any way with the Spaghetti Dinner and Raffle last Sunday. Thank you so much for your service to our parish. Volunteers included those who cooked and served the meal, collected prizes and ran the raffle, our KJZT Jrs. who kept the tea glasses full, all the individuals who provided the wonderful desserts and last but not least, all those who came out and supported the fundraiser by purchasing the meal and raffle tickets.

 CONGRATULATIONS: Congrats to last weekend’s winners of the raffle prizes. They include: $100 Walmart Gift Card – Anna Srubar; : $100 Restaurant Gift Pack – Larry Bartosh; $100 Walmart Gift Card – Kevin Beene; Scooter – Carly Pustejovsky; Bicycle – Mariann Pustejovsky; Wreath – Cy Svrcek.

SPECIAL COLLECTION: The Catholic University of America is the national university of the Catholic Church in the United States, located in Washington, D.C. It provides an academically rigorous education guided by Catholic intellectual tradition to nearly 7,000 students every year.  More than 4,000 students directly receive e scholarship aid from this Collection, including many from our diocese.  Next week is the National Collection for the Catholic University of America. Be generous.

 MINISTER SCHEDULES: New schedules for Lectors, Altar Servers, Ushers, and Eucharistic Ministers will be coming out in September.  Lectors need to have received the sacrament of Confirmation. Altar Servers need to have received the sacrament of First Holy Communion. Head Ushers need to be an adult. Training is available for all these roles. If you are new and wish to be added or need to make any changes, including a new contact number, please include it on the information sheet located on the back table. Please put these in the collection basket by September 6th.  Hope to see some new faces.

KC MEETING: The Knights of Columbus will have their quarterly meeting this Wednesday, September 2nd in the Mother’s Room immediately after the 6:00 p.m. Mass.

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, Johnnie 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, Deanell Crawley, Ed Sykora, Doris Nesrsta and Martha Beseda.