601 W. Houston St.

Abbott, TX  76621
(254) 582-3092

 Cell: (254) 707-0624

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Parish Email:

JULY 24, 2016



 Parochial Administrator-Fr.Ouseph I Thekkumthala (Cell) 254-707-0624

Business Manager/Secretary-Agnes Timmons 254-580-8125

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 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


Monday & Wednesday – 6:30 p.m.

JULY 24, 2016


SATURDAY      JULY   23:   6:00 pm:      Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary

SUNDAY            JULY   24:   8:00 am:     Claire Pustejovsky by Godparents Doug & Missie Pustejovsky

MONDAY          JULY   25:   6:00 pm:   +James Nors by John & Molly Gerik

WEDNESDAY  JULY   27:   6:00 pm:   +Felix Rejcek by Edward Rejcek Family

SATURDAY      JULY   30:   6:00 pm:      SCAP – Sunday Celebration in the Absence of a Priest

SUNDAY            JULY   31:   8:00 am:      SCAP – Sunday Celebration in the Absence of a Priest

CEMETERY LIGHTS: Dennis Gerik by Linda Gerik

CROSS LIGHTS: Bruce & Frances Malaer by the Family

SANCTUARY LIGHTS: Eugene Snapka by His Family


ALTAR SERVERS: Lauren & Kyle Gerik

LECTORS: David Timmons

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Albert Srubar, John Gerik, Andy Pustejovsky

USHER: Ben Pustejovsky


ALTAR SERVERS: Meredith Moore, Katelyn Pustejovsky

LECTOR: Pat Blaha

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Roger & Debbie Pustejovsky, Beverly Pustejovsky

USHER: Phil Pustejovsky


ALTAR SERVERS: Payton & Preston Pustejovsky

LECTORS: Susan Kallus

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Mark & Cindy Psencik, Volunteer

USHER: Brad Padgett


ALTAR SERVERS: Allison & Madison Murphy

LECTOR: Beverly Pustejovsky

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Joycie Pustejovsky, John Blaha, Charles Beseda

USHER: Doug Pustejovsky

 WELCOME / THANK YOU: We are very grateful to Msgr. Francis Boakye Tawiah, who will be celebrating Masses for us this weekend. Please note that next weekend, July 30th & 31st, we will not be having Mass. Deacon Denver will conduct the Sunday Celebration in the Absence of a Priest service both days. Thank you for your flexibility during the month of July. Fr. Joe Keating will begin his assignment here on August 1st. His first Mass will be Wednesday, August 3rd.

WELCOME TO ABBOTT: Our parish will celebrate the new assignment of Father Joe Keating by welcoming him with a pot luck supper on Sunday, August 7th at 6:00 p.m. The parish will provide fried chicken, rolls, and tea. Parishioners who can attend are asked to provide a vegetable or salad and dessert. Please sign the list on the back bulletin board. Let’s come out and welcome our new priest.

 CHOIR PRACTICE: There will be Choir practice after Mass on Monday, July 25th. Anyone is welcome to attend. We are always looking for new singers.

 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!

THIS WEEK: Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Penelope will be having Vacation  Bible School. They have invited the youth of our parish to join them for Cave Quest – Following Jesus the Light of the World. It will begin on Sunday, July 24th and end on Thursday, July 28th. Hours are from 6:00pm – 8:00pm. Contact Sherry Hueske 254.709.7750; Tiffany Nors- 254.582.6034

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, and Dolores Divin.

HOLY DOOR: CDA is sponsoring a pilgrimage to Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Corn Hill to visit the Holy Doors in this Jubilee Year of Mercy. This will be held on July 30, 2016.  Father Stephen Nesrsta will have mass at 10:00 a.m. with a lunch being served afterwards at their Parish Center.  We have chartered a bus for anyone who would like to make this pilgrimage.  This is taking the place of the Day of Reflection normally held by CDA each year.  This opportunity is open to all CDA members on a first-come, first serve basis.  Cost is $15.00 to ride the bus and for the meal.  If you choose not to ride the bus, the cost is $8.00 for the meal.  If non-CDA members would like to attend they may ride the bus depending on space availability.  The bus will leave from the back of Assumption Church parking lot at 8:00 a.m.  We are asked to park at the back of the church parking lot.  Please contact Evelyn Petter at 826-5675 or 716-1710 if you will ride the bus and/or attend the mass and meal.  Money is due to Evelyn by July 27.