601 W. Houston St.

Abbott, TX  76621
(254) 582-3092

 Cell: (254) 707-0624

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MAY 22, 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.

MAY 22, 2016


SATURDAY      MAY      21:   6:00 pm:    +Felix Rejcek by Edward Rejcek Rejcek Family

SUNDAY            MAY      22:   8:00 am:      Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary

MONDAY          MAY      23:   6:00 pm:   +Deceased Members of CDA #829

WEDNESDAY  MAY      25:    6:00 pm:   +George Kaska, Jr. by Louise Ondrej

SATURDAY      MAY      28:   6:00 pm:    +Nancy Kasberg by Mark & Cindy Psencik

SUNDAY            MAY      29:   8:00 am:      Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary

CEMETERY LIGHTS: Dennis Gerik by Linda Gerik

CROSS LIGHTS: Tommy Pustejovsky by Gary & Joycie Pustejovsky

SANCTUARY LIGHTS: Intentions Needed

SATURDAY- MAY 28       

ALTAR SERVERS: Natalie Kaska, Liz Vallon

LECTORS: Patrick Timmons

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Mark & Cindy Psencik, Andy Pustejovsky

USHER: Ben Pustejovsky

SUNDAY – MAY 29    

ALTAR SERVERS: Payton & Preston Pustejovsky

LECTOR: Kathy Pustejovsky

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Roger & Debbie Pustejovsky, Beverly Pustejovsky

USHER: Phil Pustejovsky


ALTAR SERVERS: Liz Vallon, Mariann Pustejovsky

LECTORS: Susan Kallus

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: John Gerik, John Jimenez, Albert Srubar

USHER: Kevin Beene


ALTAR SERVERS: Allison & Madison Murphy

LECTOR: Pat Blaha

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Joycie Pustejovsky, John Blaha, Charles Beseda

USHER: Charles Beseda

THANK YOU: Many, many thanks to all those individuals who helped in any way with the BBQ Dinner, Raffle, and Horse Shoe Tournament last Sunday. Volunteers included those who cooked and served the meal, collected prizes and ran the raffle, all the individuals who provided the wonderful desserts and last but not least, all those who came out and supported the fundraiser by purchasing the meal and raffle tickets. Congratulations to our raffle winners: HEB Gift Card – Karen Bartosh; Gardening Pack – Rose Ann Kaska; Blessings card – Irene Srubar; Kid’s fun pack – Ron Lucien; Restaurant Gift pack; Trena Pustejovsky; Patriotic Wreath – Georgie Nors.

GOOD JOB: Congratulations and keep up the good work parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary! Our Living by Giving Parish Contribution (previously called Sharing in Ministry) had a total of 60 contributors. We had the highest in the entire Diocese for the goal committed which was 190.61%, as well as the highest in the goal paid with 177.41%.

THANK YOU: A big “thank you” to Frances Pustejovsky who shampooed the carpet in the Smid Center.

BULLETIN DEADLINE: Items for the June 5th bulletin need to be submitted by e-mail or by phone to the secretary by noon on Wednesday, May 25th.

CHOIR PRACTICE: There will be Choir practice after Mass on Monday, May 23rd.  Anyone is welcome to attend. We are always looking for new singers.

INTENTIONS NEEDED: We are in need of Cross and Sanctuary Light intentions. Anyone wishing to  send in requests may do so by enclosing the intention and donation in a specially marked envelope and placing it in the collection basket.

KJT/KJZT – Breakfast and meetings will be held immediately after mass on Sunday, May 29, 2016.  Please plan to attend.

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, Johnnie Sinkule,  Joe Helona, Patsy Makovy, Lisa Cole,  Jeanette Urbanovsky, Rosilee Bartosh, Felix Picha, Louise Ondrej, Marcella & Michael Kiely, Pat Jimenez, 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, Kenneth Kubala, Cooper and Brooklyn Downing, J. T. Vallon, and Evelyn Petter.

The Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court Sacred Heart #829 will host the annual “Taste of West” luncheon on Tuesday, June 14, 2016, at the St. Mary’s Parish Center, 507 W. Spruce Street in West, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  The donation for Adults will be $8.00, and Children $4.00.  “Take-outs” will be available.  There will be a Silent Auction during the luncheon.  Raffle tickets are available for $2.00 each or 3 for $5.00.

CDA Court Sacred Heart #829 of West will also have a buchta bake sale at the St. Mary’s Parish Center in West on Saturday, June 11th.  Cost of the buchtas is $13 and will be available after 11:00 a.m. until noon.  They will also be sold at the “Taste of West” fundraiser on June 14.  Preorders are being accepted and can be made by contacting Marcella Sinkule at 254-709-2343, or Margaret Webre at 254-826-3804.