601 W. Houston St.
Abbott, TX 76621
(254) 582-3092
Cell: (254) 707-0624
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FEBRUARY 8, 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.
FEBRUARY 8, 2015

SATURDAY FEB 7: 6:00 pm: +Nancy Kasberg by Mark & Cindy Psencik
SUNDAY FEB 8: 8:00 am: Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary
MONDAY FEB 9: 6:00 pm: +Hattie Kaska by Anna Louise Kaska
WEDNESDAY FEB 11: 6:00 pm: Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary
SATURDAY FEB 14: 6:00 pm: +Homer Ridlehuber by Judy Ridlehuber
SUNDAY FEB 15: 8:00 am: +Michael Nors by Robert & Marie Nors

CEMETERY LIGHTS: Joe & Mary Pustejovsky by Johnnie & Mary Pustejovsky
CROSS LIGHTS: John & Bettie Zapalac & Bruce & Frances Malaer by Mike & Linda Bole
SANCTUARY LIGHTS: Raymond & Marcella Holy by Tom & Maureen Holy
ALTAR SERVERS: Natalie Kaska, Liz Vallon
LECTOR: Katie Alexander
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Mark & Cindy Psencik, Albert Srubar
USHERS: John Gerik

ALTAR SERVERS: Christopher Pustejovsky, Keaton Pustejovsky
LECTOR: Gary Pustejovsky
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Beverly Pustejovsky, John Blaha, Charles Beseda
USHERS: Doug Pustejovsky

ALTAR SERVERS: Matthew & Kolby Padgett
LECTOR: Terry Timmons
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Terry & Agnes Timmons, Andy Pustejovsky
USHERS: Brad Padgett

ALTAR SERVERS: Payton & Preston Pustejovsky
LECTOR: Kathy Pustejovsky
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Roger & Debbie Pustejovsky, Joycie Pustejovsky
USHERS: Charles Beseda
HAMBURGER SUPPER FUNDRAISER: CCD will hold a Hamburger Supper on Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 at the parish hall from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. They are selling a hamburger plate that includes a hamburger with all of the trimmings, beans, French fries, tater tots, and ice tea for the price of $6.00. Plates ‘to go’ will also be sold that evening. Proceeds from the sale will benefit our CCD by updating equipment and the library. The public is invited to come and purchase the delicious hamburger meal. Your generosity is welcomed and appreciated.

FLOWERS: The flowers by the Blessed Mother were given in honor of the birthdays of Doris Nesrsta (Feb. 13th) and Father Stephen Nesrsta (Feb. 23rd) by Johnnie and Mary Pustejovsky.

MORE FLOWERS: The flowers in front of the altar were given in memory of Bess Jaska Hlavaty on the occasion of her 100th birthday (February 18th) by her loving family.
Tuesday, February 17
Nativity of the BVM – 6:30 pm
Wednesday, February 18
Our Lady of Mercy – 5:00 pm in English; 8:00 pm in Spanish
Immaculate Heart of Mary – 6:30 pm
CCD NEWS: Students are encouraged to attend Ash Wednesday Mass with their family rather than have class. Classes will resume the following Wednesday.

FIRST RECONCILIATION: We would like to extend our congratulations to the second grade CCD class on receiving the sacrament of First Reconciliation on Wednesday, February 4th. Please pray for these children as they continue their lessons to receiving the sacrament of the First Holy Eucharist, which will be on Sunday, April 26th during the 8:00 a.m. Mass.

CHOIR PRACTICE: There will be Choir practice after Mass on Monday,
February 9th.

STATIONS OF THE CROSS: Our parish will have Stations of the Cross at 6:30 p.m., on Fridays during Lent. In the past, they have been led by parish organizations or CCD classes. Available dates include: February 20, March 6, 13, 20, and April 3. If any group wishes to lead the stations on one of these evenings, please contact Agnes Timmons so that it can be scheduled.

KJZT SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS: The Catholic Family Fraternal of Texas – KJZT is now accepting 2015 scholarship applications. Written requests for applications must be made by the student in one of the following ways: Mail: P. O. Box 18896 Austin, TX 78760-8896 Fax: (512) 444-6887 E-mail: Applications must be postmarked no later than February 13, 2015.

FAT TUESDAY LUNCHEON: The Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court #829 will host the annual Fat Tuesday Taco Soup and Salad Luncheon on Tuesday, February 17, 2015, at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 2547 Jerry Mashek Drive, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The donation for Adults will be $7.00 and Children $3.00. “Take-outs” will be available. There will be a Silent Auction during the luncheon. Raffle tickets are available for $2.00 each or 3 for $5.00. For tickets, contact any CDA member, or call Dianne Friend, at 254-826-4320.

BUCTHA SALE: The Catholic Daughter’s of the Americas Court #829 will have a buchta sale on Saturday, February 14th, at the St. Mary’s Church of the Assumption Parish Center in West. Buchta’s will sell for $13.00 and will be available for pickup after 10:30 a.m.

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, Doris Nesrsta, Willie Mae Pustejovsky, Johnnie Sinkule, Joe Helona, Patsy Makovy, Lisa Cole, Jeanette Urbanovsky, Rosilee Bartosh, Felix Picha, Louise Ondrej, Marcella & Michael Kiely, Pat Jimenez, Raymond Zapletal, Donna Nelson, Jane Boley, Matthew Machac, 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, 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, and Willie Joe Janek.