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  

JANUARY 1, 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.

JANUARY 1, 2017


SATURDAY       DEC 31:   6:00 pm:   +Christine Beseda by Irene Hynek

SUNDAY             JAN    1:   8:00 am:     Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary

MONDAY           JAN    2:   6:00 pm:   +Christine Beseda by Joe & Lillian Mach

WEDNESDAY   JAN    4:   6:00 pm:    +Christine Beseda by Anna Kaska

SATURDAY       JAN    7:   6:00 pm:   +Christine Beseda by Mary Klaus

SUNDAY             JAN    8:   8:00 am:     Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary

CEMETERY LIGHTS: Dennis Gerik by Linda Gerik

CROSS LIGHTS: Henry, Christine, & Bill Beseda by Charles & DJ Beseda

SANCTUARY LIGHTS: Frankie Marak by Ronnie Marak Family 


ALTAR SERVERS: Kolby Padgett, Wyatt Holecek

LECTORS: Susan Kallus

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: John Gerik, Albert Srubar, Andy Pustejovsky

USHER: John Blaha


ALTAR SERVERS: Allison & Madison Murphy

LECTOR: Annette Ballew

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Joycie Pustejovsky, Charles Beseda, Roger Pustejovsky

USHER: Phil Pustejovsky


ALTAR SERVERS: Mariann Pustejovsky, Ryan Pustejovsky

LECTORS: Terry Timmons

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Agnes, David & Patrick Timmons

USHER: Matthew Padgett


ALTAR SERVERS: Keaton & Paxton Pustejovsky

LECTOR: Doug Pustejovsky

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Roger & Debbie Pustejovsky, Beverly Pustejovsky

 USHER: Charles Beseda

CHURCH ENVELOPES: To ensure that proper credit is given, please write your name on your church envelope the first time you use it. Also, if you need a statement showing the total of your yearly contributions that were made through your church envelopes, please contact Agnes Timmons.

COUNCIL MEETINGS: The Finance Council meet on Monday, January 2nd, at 6:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall.  The Pastoral Council will meet immediately after, at 7:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall.

MASS INTENTIONS: We have received multiple Mass intentions and cannot receive any more at this  time. The Diocesan guidelines will not allow the priest to take more Mass intentions than he can satisfy in a year’s time. An announcement will be placed in the bulletin when we will be able to take new intentions.

 EUCHARISTIC ADORATION: Adoration will take place every Saturday beginning at 4:30 p.m. and  ending with Benediction at 5:30.  Please sign the sheet at the entrance of the Church to ensure that someone is available to adore.

PARISH DATABASE: The parish is making every effort to get a listing of all the Catholics who live within our parish boundaries. If you are a parishioner or are new to the parish and have not completed a parish registration form, please take one from the back table.  Also, if you are aware of any homebound individuals, please take them a form and assist them in completing and returning it. They can be mailed to the church at 601 W. Houston, Abbott, Texas 76621 or dropped in the collection basket.

HILLSBORO INTERFAITH MINISTRIES: HIM is a county wide entity which provides food and  clothing among other things to those less fortunate.  Monetary donations, food, and clothing can be delivered to the distribution center located 214-A East Elm Street in Hillsboro (across the street from the closed Wells Fargo). Also, the center can always use extra volunteers.  To get more info about contributing or how to become a volunteer, please contact George Harris at 254-580-2717.

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, Tony Keller, Bernice Beene, Bobby Tlustos, Cathy Sulak, Megan Janek, Jeanne Nicholson, Jamie Beauchamp, Wanda Pustejovsky, Janet Krueger, Harvey Janek, Opal Davidson, 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, David Sinkule, Lucy Garza, Hannah Hildebrand, Larry Podsednik, 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., and Jerry Kazda.

 CCD: CCD Classes will meet on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

 ADULT FORMATION: The Adult Formation Class will not meet on January 4th. Class will meet next Wednesday, January 11th from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall.

RCIA: Class will not meet on Sunday, January 1, 2017. Class will meet next Sunday, January 8th from 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall and focus on the Sacraments. 

PILGRIMAGE: A 14 ­day Marian Shrines Pilgrimage to Portugal, Spain & France including Lisbon, Santarem, Fatima, Avila, Madrid, Zaragoza, Lourdes, Nevers, Chartres, Lisieux, Mont St. Michel & Paris with Fr. Mel Bessellieu on September 10-23, 2017. All-inclusive from DFW for $4,195 for more information please contact Linh Doan-Pham at 682-667-2368 or