601 W. Houston St.

Abbott, TX  76621
(254) 582-3092

 Cell: (254) 707-0624

Parish Website:

Parish Email:


MAY 24, 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 24, 2015


SATURDAY      MAY   23:    6:00 pm:   +Dennis Gerik by Linda Gerik

SUNDAY            MAY   24:    8:00 am:      Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary

MONDAY          MAY   25:    6:00 pm:   +Deceased Members of CDA #829         

WEDNESDAY  MAY   27:    6:00 pm:   +Charlie Pavlas by Cecilia Gallia

SATURDAY      MAY  30:     6:00 pm:   +Justin Waters by Robert & Marie Nors

SUNDAY            MAY  31:     8:00 am:   + Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary

CEMETERY LIGHTS: James Nors by Ed & Patsy Makovy

CROSS LIGHTS: Justin Waters by Robert & Marie Nors

SANCTUARY LIGHTS: James Nors by Ed & Patsy Makovy

*** We are in need of Cemetery & Sanctuary Light intentions.


ALTAR SERVERS: Matthew & Colby Padgett

LECTORS: Terry Timmons

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Terry & Agnes Timmons, Linda Gerik

USHERS: Brad Padgett


ALTAR SERVERS: Meredith Moore, Katelyn Pustejovsky

LECTOR:  Beverly Pustejovsky

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:  Joycie Pustejovsky, John Blaha, Charles Beseda

USHERS: Charles Beseda


ALTAR SERVERS: Liz Vallon, Mariann Pustejovsky

LECTOR: Joyce Lenart

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Mark & Cindy Psencik, Albert Srubar

USHERS: Kevin Beene


ALTAR SERVERS: Allison & Madison Murphy

LECTOR:  Pat Blaha

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:  Roger & Debbie Pustejovsky, Beverly Pustejovsky

USHERS: Doug Pustejovsky 

THANK YOU: Thank you for your generosity towards the second collection which benefits the Catholic Communication Campaign.

TODAY: Our BBQ Brisket & Sausage Dinner with raffle is today. Please come out and enjoy a delicious meal which 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. Horseshoe tournament starts at 1:30 p.m.

FATHER’S DAY FLOWERS: Donations are now being accepted for Father’s Day flowers.  To honor or remember a special man in your life, put your intentions, along with your donation in an envelope marked “Father’s Day Flowers” and drop in the collection basket. Donations need to be in by June 7th.

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.

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

SPECIAL COLLECTION FOR NEPAL:  On the weekend of June 6-7, our parish will take up a special collection for the relief efforts taking place in Nepal. Nepal has been struck with two earthquakes recently and our Church mourns the terrible suffering of the many thousands affected by this extraordinary natural disaster.  These funds will be used to support the efforts of Catholic Relief Services (CRS) as it responds to the immediate emergency needs for such necessities as water, food, shelter and medical care as well as the long-term needs to rebuild the communities in the regions affected after widespread destruction. CRS is the official humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States. For additional information on the work of CRS, go to As you always are, please be generous.

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.