IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY CATHOLIC CHURCH
601 W. Houston St.
Abbott, TX 76621
Cell: (254) 707-0624
Parish Website: www.immaculateheartofmaryabbott.org
Parish Email: IHOM@airmail.net
MAY 17, 2015
Solemnity Of The Ascension Of The Lord
PARISH STAFF & MINISTRIES
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.
SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION
Monday & Wednesday – 6:30 p.m.
Saturday – 7:00 p.m.
MAY 17, 2015
Solemnity Of The Ascension Of The Lord
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
MONDAY MAY 18: 6:00 pm: +Henry Pustejovsky by Ray & Lil Matus Family
WEDNESDAY MAY 20: 6:00 pm: +Paul Grmela by Dorothy Rejcek
SATURDAY MAY 23: 6:00 pm: +Dennis Gerik by Linda Gerik
SUNDAY MAY 24: 8:00 am: Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary
CEMETERY LIGHTS: Charlie & Larry Pavlas by Lil Pavlas & Family
CROSS LIGHTS: Nancy Kasberg by Mark & Cindy Psencik
SANCTUARY LIGHTS: INTENTIONS NEEDED
*** We are in need of Cemetery & Sanctuary Light intentions.
SATURDAY- MAY 23
ALTAR SERVERS: Natalie Kaska, Mariann Pustejovsky
LECTOR: Doug Pustejovsky
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: John Gerik, John Jimenez, Andy Pustejovsky
USHERS: Kevin Beene
SUNDAY – MAY 24
ALTAR SERVERS: Payton & Preston Pustejovsky
LECTOR: Kathy Pustejovsky
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Frank & Jeanette Urbanovsky, Ron Kaska
USHERS: Phil Pustejovsky
SATURDAY- MAY 30
ALTAR SERVERS: Matthew & Colby Padgett
LECTORS: Terry Timmons
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Terry & Agnes Timmons, Linda Gerik
USHERS: Brad Padgett
SUNDAY – MAY 31
ALTAR SERVERS: Meredith Moore, Katelyn Pustejovsky
LECTOR: Beverly Pustejovsky
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Joycie Pustejovsky, John Blaha, Charles Beseda
USHERS: Charles Beseda
SECOND COLLECTION: Our parish will take up a second collection this weekend 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. Please be generous.
THANK YOU: Thank you for your generosity towards the second collection which benefits the Sisters of St. Francis’ missions. It will help them continue their work in many ways.
THANK YOU: The Knights of Columbus appreciate your support of their pancake breakfast last Sunday. Gabriel Project will greatly benefit from your generosity.
NEXT SUNDAY: Our BBQ Brisket & Sausage Dinner with raffle will be held on Sunday, May 24th. The meal includes brisket, 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.
MUSICIANS NEEDED: Our church is in need of individuals who can play musical instruments, organ, guitar, etc. for our Masses. Anyone who can help out is asked to please call Karen Bartosh at 254-709-0382. Also, anyone who would like to join the choir, even if it is only occasionally, is welcome to sing with the group.
THANK YOU: Our thanks and appreciation to Katie Kaska, Cheryl Schulz, and Frank Urbanovsky who completed their term on the Pastoral Council. Your service and leadership is greatly appreciated.
PASTA FUNDRAISER: Our Lady of Mercy in Hillsboro will be hosting a Pasta Fundraiser today, May 17th from 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Cost of the meal is $6.00 for adults and $4.00 for children. Please go and support our sister parish.
SAVE THE DATE: Did you know that West ACTS is going to be 10 YEARS OLD this year? 20 Women’s Retreats, 20 Men’s Retreats, and 6 Teen Retreats … Over 1,200 lives changed! That calls for A CELEBRATION! Join us as we remember and commemorate the beginnings of this ministry that has positively impacted so many lives in the past. SAVE THE DATE! SATURDAY, AUGUST 15, 2015 – THREE MOUNTAIN RETREAT CENTER – Afternoon Mass (4pm) followed by Pot Luck Supper. More information to follow. Questions? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
GRIEF SUPPORT: A grief support group meeting will be held 7:00 p.m. Thursday evening, May 21st at St. Joseph’s Hall next to St. Mary’s Catholic Church. This is a support group for those in the community who want to gain a better understanding of all the changes experienced in the grief process.
YEAR OF CONSECRATED LIFE: Being a disciple means being constantly ready to bring the love of Jesus to others, and this can happen unexpectedly and in any place: on the street, in a city square, during work, on a journey. – Pope Francis