601 W. Houston St.

Abbott, TX  76621
(254) 582-3092

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Office Hours: M & Th-8am to 12pm; T & W-1pm to 5pm  

OCTOBER 9, 2016



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.

Saturday 5:00 – 5:45 p.m.
Sunday 7:00 – 7:45 a.m.

OCTOBER 9, 2016


SATURDAY      OCT   8:   6:00 pm:   +Charlie Pavlas by Lawrence & Louise Girard

SUNDAY            OCT   9:   8:00 am:      Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary

MONDAY          OCT 10:   6:00 pm:      NO MASS

WEDNESDAY  OCT 12:   6:00 pm:   +Charlie Pavlas by Ray & Betty Svrcek

SATURDAY      OCT 15:   6:00 pm:   +Charlie Pavlas by Martha Beseda

SUNDAY            OCT 16:   8:00 am:      Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary

CEMETERY LIGHTS: Henry, Christine, & Bill Beseda by Charles & DJ Beseda

CROSS LIGHTS: Henry, Christine, & Bill Beseda by Charles & DJ Beseda

SANCTUARY LIGHTS: Henry, Christine, & Bill Beseda by Charles & DJ Beseda



LECTORS: John Gerik         

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Terry & Agnes Timmons, Patrick Timmons

USHER: Kevin Beene


ALTAR SERVERS: Allison & Clayton Wolf

LECTOR: Gary Pustejovsky

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Joycie Pustejovsky, John Blaha, Charles Beseda

USHER: Charles Beseda


ALTAR SERVERS: Mariann Pustejovsky, Liz Vallon

LECTORS: David Timmons

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Albert Srubar, John Gerik, Andy Pustejovsky

USHER: Ben Pustejovsky


ALTAR SERVERS: Meredith Moore, Katelyn Pustejovsky

LECTOR: Pat Blaha

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Roger & Debbie Pustejovsky, Beverly Pustejovsky

USHER: Doug Pustejovsky

 NO MASS: Father Joe will be out of the office from Sunday afternoon until Wednesday afternoon. There will be no evening Mass on Monday, October 10th. Wednesday Mass will be at the regular time of  6:00 p.m.

CHOIR PRACTICE: There will be Choir practice after Mass on Monday, October 10th. Anyone is welcome to attend.

CEMETERY BOARD ELECTIONS: The Fatima Cemetery Board will be holding elections this weekend to fill two positions for a three year term.

GRIEF SUPPORT: A grief support group meeting will be held 7:00 p.m. Thursday evening, October 20th 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. This month the meeting will be led by Deacon Ronnie Sykora, Deacon of St. Mary’s Catholic Church of the Assumption in West.

RCIA: Class will take place on Sunday evening, October 9th, in the first classroom on the right, in the parish hall, from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.  The topics include: The topics include: What is the Bible? God is the Author of Scripture, The Bible Tells One Story of Salvation, the Canon of Scripture and Its Development, Interpreting the Bible. All people are invited to learn more about the Catholic faith.

ADULT FORMATION: Come join the Adult Formation class on Wednesday from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall. The topics include: Jesus is Fully Divine and Fully Reveals God, The Miracles of Jesus, Jesus is Fully Human, Jesus Heals and Restores Our Human Nature. All are invited to come to any or all of the sessions.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST: There will be a Pancake Breakfast Sunday, October 9th after Mass in the Parish Hall.   Free will donations will go to Care Net Pregnancy Center.  All are invited to enjoy breakfast and support a worthy cause.

 PRAYERS FOR THE SICK: Please remember to keep these individuals in your prayers:  v 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, Dolores Divin, Alex Lopez, and Mike Magid.

ALTAR SERVER TRAINING: Father Joe will be conducting a training session for all current Altar Servers, as well as anyone who wishes to become an altar server on Sunday, October 9th from 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

GARAGE SALE: there are a few items for sale in the rectory:
Riding Lawnmower — $500.00; Gas range— $50; Set of speakers:  two wooden cases each containing a 16” and a 12” speaker —$50/set OBO. If you are interested in any of these items, please contact the rectory.

ESSAY CONTEST: The 2016 MARYKNOLL Magazine Student Essay Contest is open to students in grades 6-8 and 9-12. This year’s topic is “Caring for Our Common Home.” The winning essayists share scholarship money as well as national recognition in MARYKNOLL magazine and on its website. Flyers with more information are located on the back table.

ROSARY: Please join us in saying the rosary before Saturday Mass at 5:35 p.m. and Sunday Mass beginning at 7:35 a.m.

CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS: Court Sacred Heart #829 of West is having a membership drive. All Catholic women 18 years and older are invited to join the Catholic Daughters of the Americas. For more information, please pick up a flyer from the back table.