601 W. Houston St.

Abbott, TX  76621
(254) 582-3092

 Cell: (254) 707-0624

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NOVEMBER 8, 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.

NOVEMBER 8, 2015


SATURDAY      NOVEMBER   7:    6:00 pm:     Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary

SUNDAY            NOVEMBER   8:    8:00 am:   +Frances Malaer by Mike & Linda Bole

SATURDAY      NOVEMBER 14:     6:00 pm:    Victor & Mary Ann Pavlas on the observance of their 62nd Wedding Anniversary by Mark & Cindy Psencik

SUNDAY            NOVEMBER 15:    8:00 am:     Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary  

CEMETERY LIGHTS: John & Annie Pustejovsky by Johnnie & Mary Pustejovsky


SANCTUARY LIGHTS: Mary Howrey by Sam Polansky Family


ALTAR SERVERS: Matthew & Kolby Padgett

LECTORS: Joyce Lenart

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Mark & Cindy Psencik, Albert Srubar

USHERS: Brad Padgett


ALTAR SERVERS: Meredith Moore, Katelyn Pustejovsky

LECTOR: Beverly Pustejovsky

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:  Joycie Pustejovsky, John Blaha, Charles Beseda

USHERS: Gary Pustejovsky


ALTAR SERVERS: Liz Vallon, Natalie Kaska

LECTOR: Terry Timmons

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Terry & Agnes Timmons, Andy Pustejovsky

USHERS: Ben Pustejovsky


ALTAR SERVERS: Payton & Preston Pustejovsky

LECTOR: Kathy Pustejovsky

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Frank & Jeanette Urbanovsky, Ron Kaska

USHERS: Phil Pustejovsky


THANK YOU: Our sincere thanks and appreciation to the Knights of Columbus, the Confirmation Class, and those individuals who provided the ingredients for the pancake breakfast for Bishop Olson last Sunday. Bishop Olson was very grateful to have had time to visit with our parishioners.

COUNCIL MEETINGS: The Finance Council will meet on Monday, November 9th, 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.

FISH/CHICKEN DINNER: The Fish/Chicken dinner will be held on Sunday, November 15th.  The rest of the meal includes homemade potato salad, 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 $9.00 and children plates  under 12 are $6.00.  Plan to come out and enjoy some good food and fellowship.

KJZT BAKE SALE: The KJZT will hold a bake sale in conjunction with the November 15th Fish Dinner.  This sale is held to fulfill the “People Helping People” requirement by the State Office.  The proceeds will be given to the Abbott Community Improvement Organization (ACIO).  The State Office will match 50% of the funds raised.  Members are asked to please support this project.  If you are willing to work a 30 minute shift at the dinner, please call Jeanette Urbanovsky at 694-3932.

PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: The KJZT Juniors will participate in their People Helping People Parish Fund Raiser project as they help host the parish fried fish dinner on November 15.  Juniors need to wear their royal blue t-shirts, jeans and comfortable shoes.  Juniors working the first shift need to report for assignment of duties at 10:45.

CHRISTMAS FLOWERS: Parishioners will have an opportunity to pre-order poinsettias which will be used to decorate our church for the Christmas season. Orders can be made over the next three weekends, ending November 22nd. Envelopes, located at the entrances of the church, 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 $10.20 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. No extra plants will be ordered. If you have any questions, please call Agnes Timmons, 580-8125.

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, Edward Rejcek, Rudolph Rejcek, Lillian Sodek, Jane Vallejo, Max Vallejo, Linda Pustejovsky, Domingo Balderas, Edward Muehlstein, Judy Steele,  Harry Gene Nors, Tommy Pustejovsky, Jimmy Tolbert, Jeff Bernsen, Margie Wolf, Alexis Enriquez, Baylee Owen, Rocky Steele, 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, Charlie Flaherty, Willie Joe Janek, Darren Boyse, Raymond Jaska, Sara Casey, Deacon Denver Crawley, Deanell Crawley, Ed Sykora, Doris Nesrsta, Martha Beseda, Angela Kleb, David Sinkule, and Joyce Lenart.

SAVE THE DATE: KJT/KJZT/KC Christmas Meetings and Social will be held on December 13th. More details to follow.

INTENTIONS NEEDED: We are in need of Cross 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.

CHOIR PRACTICE: There will be Choir practice on Monday, November 9th at 6:30 p.m.

FOOD FOR FAMILIES: The KJZT and KJZT Jr’s are participating in the Fraternal Cause called Feeding Families Across Texas.  In addition to the donation being made by our local KJZT and KJZT Jr.s, we are extending the invitation to participate in this cause to our parish families and would appreciate monetary donations.  As part of the People Helping People project, the State KJZT Office is offering matching funds up to $200 to each the KJZT and KJZT Jr’s.  What a great way to make your donation go farther.  If you would like to contribute to this worthy cause, please place your donation in an envelope marked “Food For Families” into the collection basket on the week-ends of November 7th & 8th and 14th & 15th.  Please make any checks payable to the Abbott KJZT #104.  The total donation will then be sent to the Hillsboro Interfaith Ministries on November 20th.  Thanks for your support!