601 W. Houston St.
Abbott, TX  76621
(254) 582-3092
Cell: (254) 707-0624
Parish Website:
Parish Email:

 MAY 10, 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.

MAY 10, 2015

SATURDAY      MAY     9:    6:00 pm:   +Mary Jane & Irene Gerik by Doris Nesrsta
SUNDAY            MAY   10:    8:00 am:      Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary
MONDAY          MAY   11:    6:00 pm:   +James Nors by Judy Ridlehuber
WEDNESDAY  MAY   13:    6:00 pm:   +Jerry Gerik, Sr. by Lawrence & Betty Stanislav
SATURDAY      MAY   16:    6:00 pm:     Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary
SUNDAY            MAY   17:    8:00 am:   +Robert & Sophie Neckar by Robert & Marie Nors

CROSS LIGHTS: Charlie & Larry Pavlas by Lil Pavlas & Family
SANCTUARY LIGHTS: James Nors by Terry Timmons Family
*** We are in need of Cemetery & Sanctuary Light intentions.

ALTAR SERVERS: Lauren & Kyle Gerik,
LECTORS: John Gerik
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Mark & Cindy Psencik, Albert Srubar
USHERS: John Blaha

ALTAR SERVERS: Christopher Pustejovsky, Keaton Pustejovsky
LECTOR:  Joycie Pustejovsky
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:  Roger & Debbie Pustejovsky, Beverly Pustejovsky
USHERS: Gary Pustejovsky 

ALTAR SERVERS: Natalie Kaska, Mariann Pustejovsky
LECTOR: Doug Pustejovsky
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: John Gerik, John Jimenez, Andy Pustejovsky
USHERS: Kevin Beene

ALTAR SERVERS: Payton & Preston Pustejovsky
LECTOR:  Kathy Pustejovsky
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:  Frank & Jeanette Urbanovsky, Ron Kaska
USHERS: Phil Pustejovsky

WELCOME: This weekend, we welcome the Sisters of St. Francis’ missions, who serve the poor, with foreign missions in Mexico and home missions in Appalachia.  Please help make a difference in the lives of people suffering from poverty with your prayers and financial support.

PASTORAL COUNCIL ELECTION: Many thanks to all those individuals who accepted the  nomination to serve our parish on the Pastoral Council. Our congratulations to Molly Gerik, Andy Pustejovsky, and Ernie Pustejovsky who were elected to serve on the council for the next three years. Our sincere appreciation goes out to the three individuals who have completed their term on the Council; Katie Kaska, who served as a Co-Facilitator, Cheryl Schulz, and Frank Urbanovsky,

COUNCIL MEETINGS: The Finance Council  will meet on Monday, May 11th, 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.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST: The KC’s will have a Pancake Breakfast on Mother’s Day,  May 10th, after Mass in the Parish Hall.   Free will donations will go to Gabriel Project.  All are invited enjoy breakfast and support a worthy cause.

FATHER JERRY: It is with sadness that we learned of the passing of Father Jerry Ryan, O.S.A on April 29th. We offer thanksgiving for the time that Father Jerry was with us in Abbott and for the faithful servant that he was. Eternal rest grant unto Father, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. May his soul and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.

BBQ DINNER/RAFFLE: Our BBQ Brisquet & Sausage Dinner with raffle will be held on Sunday, May 24th.  The meal includes brisquet, sausage, parsley potatoes, cole slaw, pinto beans, dessert, and tea.  Parishioners whose last name begins with N – Z are asked to please furnish a dessert for the meal.  Adult plates and Plates to go are $8.00 and children plates  under 12 are $6.00. Raffle tickets are available at the entrances of the church, please take several books. Prices are $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00.

THANK YOU: Thank you to those individuals for their generous donations towards the raffle. Prizes include: 1) Handmade Queen Quilt donated by Johnnie & Mary Pustejovsky; 2)Diamond Flower Pendant Necklace donated anonymously; 3) $100 Walmart Gift card donated by Ron & Rose Ann Kaska; 4) $100 Blessings gift certificate donated by CDA Court Sacred Heart #829; 5)$100 Restaurant gift card pack donated by KJT #107; 6) $60.00 Still Smokin’ BBQ gift card donated by Sam & Willie Mae Polansky; 7) Kid’s Summer Fun Pack donated anonymously; 8) Patriotic Wreath donated by Ed & Patsy Makovy; 9) Statue donated anonymously.

THANK YOU: Thank you to all those who donated towards the beautiful flowers which decorated our altar for Mother’s Day.  Please see the separate page for a complete listing of the living and deceased honorees.

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, 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, 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, Willie Joe Janek, Darren Boyse, Raymond Jaska, and Sara Casey.

 SECOND COLLECTION: Next week our parish will take up the Collection for the Catholic Communication Campaign (CCC). This Collection communicates the Gospel through Catholic social media activities and enriches our faith through Internet, television, radio, and print media.  Half of all proceeds remain in our diocese and support local needs, so please be generous in this collection.  CCC equips us to share our experience of faith, worship, and witness with the world.