IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY CATHOLIC CHURCH
601 W. Houston St.
Abbott, TX 76621
Parish Website: www.ihomabbott.org
Parish Email: IHOM@airmail.net
Fr. Joe Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Office Hours: M – Th – 9 am to 1 pm
JULY 30, 2017
SEVENTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
PARISH STAFF & MINISTRIES
Pastor – Reverend Joseph Keating
Business Manager/Secretary – Agnes & Terry Timmons
Deacon – Denver Crawley
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
Safe Environment Coordinator – Terry & Patrick Timmons
Saturday Vigil Mass – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday – 8:00 a.m.
Monday & Wednesday – 6:00 p.m.
SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION
Saturday 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Sunday 7:30 – 7:45 a.m.
ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT
Saturday 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
JULY 30, 2017
SEVENTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
SATURDAY JULY 29: 6:00 pm: +Willie Mae Pustejovsky by Johnnie & Mary Pustejovsky
SUNDAY JULY 30: 8:00 am: Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary
MONDAY JULY 31: 6:00 pm: +Willie Mae Pustejovsky by John Daniel Kaska
WEDNESDAY AUG 2: 6:00 pm: +Dorothy Gerik by KJZT #104
SATURDAY AUG 5: 6:00 pm: +Willie Mae Skerik by KJZT #104
SUNDAY AUG 6: 8:00 am: Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary
CEMETERY LIGHTS: John, Albina, & Linda Pibil by Ed & Patsy Makovy
CROSS LIGHTS: Mary Schonhoeft Sykora by Eugene Pustejovsky Family
SANCTUARY LIGHTS: Tommy Pustejovsky by Eugene Pustejovsky Family
SATURDAY- AUGUST 5
ALTAR SERVERS: Mariann Pustejovsky, Ryan Pustejovsky
LECTORS: Joanie Pustejovsky
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Mark & Cindy Psencik, Andy Pustejovsky
USHER: Ben Pustejovsky
SUNDAY – AUGUST 6
ALTAR SERVERS: Keaton & Paxton Pustejovsky
LECTOR: Doug Pustejovsky
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Roger & Debbie Pustejovsky, Beverly Pustejovsky
USHER: Patrick Hejl
SATURDAY- AUGUST 12
ALTAR SERVERS: Gerik Family
LECTORS: Patrick Timmons
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: John Gerik, Albert Srubar, Nolan Pustejovsky
USHER: John Blaha
SUNDAY – AUGUST 13
ALTAR SERVERS: Allison & Clayton Wolf
LECTOR: Beverly Pustejovsky
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Frank & Jeanette Urbanovsky, Ron Kaska
USHER: Doug Pustejovsky
PRIEST CARE FUND SPECIAL COLLECTION: Next 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.
SPAGHETTI DINNER: Our Annual Spaghetti Dinner will be held on August 27th. The meal consisting of spaghetti and meat sauce, salad bar, garlic bread, dessert and drink is from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Adult plates and plates to go are $9.00 and $6.00 for children under 12. Please invite your family and friends to come out and enjoy a delicious meal and fellowship. Parishioners whose last names begin with A – O are asked to please bring a dessert to be served with the meal. Also, if anyone wishes to make a cash donation towards the meat or other ingredients, please put it in a specially marked envelope and place it in the collection basket.
NEW WEB ADDRESS: The address to the parish website has changed. To see information about our parish, bulletins, homilies, etc., please visit www.ihomabbott.org
COUNCIL MEETINGS: The Pastoral Council will meet on Monday, July 31st, at 6:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall. The Finance Council will meet at 8:00 p.m.
JOB OPENING: The parishes of Immaculate Heart of Mary and Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary are seeking a full-time DRE to oversee the endeavors of both parishes. The DRE job description and application are located on the Diocesan website at https://fwdioc.org/full-time-employment . If anyone has questions or would like to submit an application please contact Fr. Joe at Joe.email@example.com or (254) 582-3092.
STROKE SCREENING: Next weekend there will be representatives from Stroke Scan who will be available to set up appointments for stroke screenings for anyone who is interested. The screenings will be conducted on Monday, August 14th.
CHOIR PRACTICE: There will be Choir practice after Mass on Monday, July 31st. Everyone is welcome to attend
HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION: August 15th is the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Declared a dogma of faith in 1950 by Pope Piux XII, this Holy Day of Obligation celebrates Mary being taken up into Heaven body and soul at the end of her life.
Mass attendance on this day is required and will be available as follows:
Abbott – Monday, August 14th at 7:00 p.m.
Abbott – Tuesday, August 15th at 8:00 a.m.
Penelope – Tuesday, August 15th at 7:00 p.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, 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, Bernice Beene, Bobby Tlustos, Cathy Sulak, Jeanne Nicholson, Jamie Beauchamp, Wanda Pustejovsky, Harvey Janek, Opal Davidson, James Homel, Ann Vanek, Mark Kutscherousky, Jim Kornegay, Willie Joe Janek, Darren Boyse, Sara Casey, Deacon Denver Crawley, Danelle Crawley, Ed and Dorothy Sykora, Doris Nesrsta, Martha Beseda, David Sinkule, Lucy Garza, Hannah Hildebrand, Cooper and Brooklyn Downing, J. T. Vallon, Charles Beseda, Helen Sustala, Mike Magid, Margaret Kennedy, Kim Thornhill, Father Reinhard Sternemann, O.S.A., Jerry Kazda, Rosalie Gentile, Charlie Reither, Tommy Janek, April Warren, Ashley Grmela, Freddie and Josephine Hutyra.
It is not necessary to be a member of the parish to be added to the list. You will not be put on the prayer list without your permission. To have anyone added or removed, please tell Agnes Timmons @254-582-3092. Only the person requesting or the person being prayed for can request removal from the list.
POLKA MASS: Sunday (July 30, 2017) Polka Mass & Dance Nativity Parish Hall, Penelope
CATS (Czech and Then Some). There will be a meal available for purchase consisting of baked chicken and ham with all the trimmings. Serving will begin approximately 11:30-Noon with Dance following.
ALTAR SERVERS: Today the West KCs will be sponsoring the Annual Altar Server Picnic at the West Pool at 1:00pm. Servers that are current servers and have served in the past year will get in free, and they and their families are welcome to have hamburgers and hot dogs, which will be served around 4:30 or 5:00pm.
EVERY DAY: Care Net of Central Texas provides women with compassionate care, practical support and accurate information to change a woman’s life forever by providing hope. Care Net of Central Texas does this with medical support through pregnancy testing, STD testing and ultrasounds, and practical support through material assistance, community resource referrals, individual counseling, prenatal classes and emotional support. Every day is possible because of supporters like you. You change lives through your support. Partner with Care Net of Central Texas on a monthly basis or through your one time gift to help us continue to provide hope to those seeking answers. At the present time, the center is in great need of baby wipes, size 3 – 24 month clothes, and newborn and size 5 diapers. If you can help, please leave the items on the back table and they will be delivered to the center at 800 W. Waco Drive in Waco.
FULLNESS OF TRUTH: San Antonio’s Fullness of Truth Conference, August 25 – 27, “The Reformation’s 500 Year Report Card: Catholicism Remains Christ’s Prayer for Unity” at the Hyatt Hill Country Resort and Spa. Register Now! www.fullnessoftruth.org or call 1-877-218-7884. Flyers are located on the back table with more information.