IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY CATHOLIC CHURCH
601 W. Houston St.
Abbott, TX 76621
Parish Website: www.immaculateheartofmaryabbott.org
Parish Email: IHOM@airmail.net
Office Hours: M & Th-8am to 12pm; T & W-1pm to 5pm
NOVEMBER 20, 2016
OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST, KING OF THE UNIVERSE
PARISH STAFF & MINISTRIES
Parochial Administrator-Fr. Joseph Keating
Business Manager/Secretary-Agnes Timmons
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.
SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION
Saturday 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Sunday 7:00 – 7:45 a.m.
ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT
Saturday 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
NOVEMBER 20, 2016
OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST, KING OF THE UNIVERSE
SATURDAY NOV 19: 6:00 pm: +Nancy Kasberg by Mark & Cindy Psencik
SUNDAY NOV 20: 8:00 am: Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary
MONDAY NOV 21: 6:00 pm: +Charlie Pavlas by Ray & Betty Svrcek
WEDNESDAY NOV 23: 6:00 pm: +Tracie Smajstrla by Edward Smajstrla
THURSDAY NOV 24: 8:00 am: In Thanksgiving to God
SATURDAY NOV 26: 6:00 pm: +Charlie Pavlas by Henry & Elsie Beseda
SUNDAY NOV 27: 8:00 am: Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary
CEMETERY LIGHTS: Dennis Gerik by Linda Gerik
CROSS LIGHTS: Willie Mae Pustejovsky by KJZT #104
SANCTUARY LIGHTS: Henry, Christine, & Bill Beseda by Charles & DJ Beseda
SATURDAY- NOVEMBER 26
ALTAR SERVERS: Gerik Family
LECTORS: John Gerik
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Terry & Agnes Timmons, Nolan Pustejovsky
USHER: Ben Pustejovsky
SUNDAY – NOVEMBER 27
ALTAR SERVERS: Allison & Clayton Wolf
LECTOR: Annette Ballew
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Joycie Pustejovsky, Charles Beseda, Volunteer
USHER: Patrick Hejl
SATURDAY- DECEMBER 3
ALTAR SERVERS: Kolby Padgett, Liz Vallon
LECTORS: David Timmons
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Mark & Cindy Psencik, Patrick Timmons
USHER: Kevin Beene
SUNDAY –DECEMBER 4
ALTAR SERVERS: Meredith Moore, Katelyn Pustejovsky
LECTOR: Gary Pustejovsky
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Roger & Debbie Pustejovsky, Beverly Pustejovsky
USHER: Doug Pustejovsky
GIFT PRESENTATION: Before Mass, the Head Usher will ask individuals to carry the gifts to the altar.
SUNDAY: Our Fish/Chicken dinner and raffle starts at 11:00 a.m. Please make plans to come out and enjoy great food and fellowship. Parishioners whose last name begins with A – M are asked to please furnish a dessert for the meal. See you there.
SPECIAL COLLECTION: This weekend’s collection for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development provides funding that helps individuals help themselves. Please be generous.
ADVENT PENANCE SERVICE: There will be An Advent Penance Service on Mon., November 28th at 6:30 p.m.
THANKSGIVING MASS: The Thanksgiving Day Mass schedule is as follows:
Immaculate Heart of Mary at 8:00 a. m.
Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary at 10:00 a.m.
NO CLASS: There will be no classes on Wednesday, November 23rd for CCD or Adult Formation.
PRAYERS NEEDED: Please keep Father Reinhard Sterneman, O.S.A. in your prayers as he recovers from surgery because of cancer in his leg.
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! : From the Abbott KJZT #104 (Adult and Junior Division). They were able to present Hillsboro Interfaith Ministries a donation of $1155.00 for their Food for Families Drive on Friday, November 18. Breakdown of this contribution: $605.00 parishioner donations, $100.00 from Abbott KJZT Society #104, and $400.00 from the State KJZT Office. May you all have a blessed Thanksgiving. Your generosity and concern are greatly appreciated. Please understand that Hillsboro Interfaith Ministries is open for anyone in this area in need of food throughout the year. Hillsboro Interfaith Ministries is located in downtown Hillsboro (214 E Elm Street) on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8 AM – 11 AM and on Fridays, 11 AM – 1:00 PM. Their phone number to call during these hours is 254-580-2717 if more information is needed. Again, THANK YOU for your support.
COLLECTION ENVELOPES: The 2017 collection envelopes are available to be picked up. They can be found on the table at the back of church. If you do not find your name on a box of envelopes and wish to use them, please take a blank box and write your name on the envelope the first time you use them after the new year. Also, if you need a statement showing the total of your yearly contributions that were made through your church envelopes, please contact Agnes Timmons after the first of the year.
THANK YOU: Thanks go out to Bob Pustejovsky who shredded the church property.
CHRISTMAS SOCIAL: The Annual KJT & KJZT Christmas Social and Meetings will be held on, Sunday, December 11th. Meetings will begin at 10:30 a.m., followed with a program presented by the KJZT Juniors, with lunch and a visit from Santa. Families who are planning to attend the lunch are asked to bring a generous dish consisting of a vegetable, salad, or dessert. The entree will be provided. So that enough food can be prepared, please sign up on the back bulletin board by December 4th.
FYI: There is a Catholic Radio station out of Waco, 98.3 FM., which can benefit its listeners with spiritual growth and to better understand the gift we have been given in being part of the one, holy, Catholic, and apostolic Church.
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, Michael Kiely, 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, Tony Keller, Bernice Beene, Bobby Tlustos, Cathy Sulak, Megan Janek, Jeanne Nicholson, Jamie Beauchamp, Wanda Pustejovsky, Janet Krueger, Harvey Janek, Opal Davidson, 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, David Sinkule, Lucy Garza, Hannah Hildebrand, Larry Podsednik, Cooper and Brooklyn Downing, J. T. Vallon, Evelyn Petter, Charles Beseda, Helen Sustala, Mike Magid, Margaret Kennedy, Kim Thornhill, Father Reinhard Sterneman, O.S.A., and for the family of Alex Lopez.
RCIA: Class will take place on Sunday evening, November 20th from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m in the Parish Hall. The topics include: How Does the Church View Death?; The Particular Judgment; Heaven& Hell; Purgatory & Praying for the souls in Purgatory; Indulgences. All people are invited to attend. PLEASE NOTE: There will not be RCIA Class on Sunday, November 27th.
EUCHARISTIC ADORATION: Adoration will take place every Saturday beginning at 4:30 p.m. and ending with Benediction at 5:30. Confessions will be heard during this time as well. The rosary will begin at 5:35 followed by Mass at 6:00 p.m. While the Blessed Sacrament is exposed in a monstrance, adorers must be present. If you can be available for one of the Saturdays, please sign the sheet near the prayer intention book at the entrance of the Church.
VOCATIONS: All women (15 and older) discerning their vocation to the religious life are invited to the Marian Dinner and Mass on Wednesday, December 7th from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Keller. Please see the flyer on the bulletin for more information.
BELL RINGERS NEEDED: The Salvation Army is in need of volunteers for the Bell Ringer Campaign which runs from November 25th – December 24th at the Hillsboro Wal-Mart. All donations will stay in Hill County. If interested in helping, please contact Brenda Rowe at 254-694-8645.
CHRISTMAS FLOWERS: This is the last weekend to order poinsettias. Envelopes are located at the entrances of the church and can be used to write your intentions and enclosing the payment for the number of plants that you intend to purchase. The cost of each plant is $10.25 and can be paid for with either cash or by check. Please make the check payable to Wolfe Wholesale Florist. Your completed envelope can be placed in the collection basket. Orders are being taken for plants that will be for church use only.