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
APRIL 2, 2017
FIFTH SUNDAY OF LENT
PARISH STAFF & MINISTRIES
Parochial Administrator-Fr. Joseph Keating
Business Manager/Secretary-Agnes & Terry Timmons
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.
APRIL 2, 2017
FIFTH SUNDAY OF LENT
SATURDAY APR 1: 6:00 pm: +Charlie Pavlas by Ray & Betty Svrcek
SUNDAY APR 2: 8:00 am: Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary
MONDAY APR 3: 6:00 pm: + Charlie Pavlas by Ray & Betty Svrcek
WEDNESDAY APR 5: 6:00 pm: + Charlie Pavlas by Ray & Betty Svrcek
SATURDAY APR 8: 6:00 pm: + Charlie Pavlas by Lil Pavlas Family
SUNDAY APR 9: 8:00 am: Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary
CEMETERY LIGHTS: Charlie & Larry Pavlas by Lil Pavlas Family
CROSS LIGHTS: Charlie & Larry Pavlas by Lil Pavlas Family
SANCTUARY LIGHTS: Charlie & Larry Pavlas by Lil Pavlas Family
SATURDAY- APRIL 8
ALTAR SERVERS: Kolby Padgett, Ryan Pustejovsky
LECTORS: Terry Timmons
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Agnes, David, & Patrick Timmons
USHER: Ben Pustejovsky
SUNDAY – APRIL 9
ALTAR SERVERS: Allison & Clayton Wolf
LECTOR: Beverly Pustejovsky
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Frank & Jeanette Urbanovsky, Ron Kaska
USHER: Doug Pustejovsky
HOLY THURSDAY – APRIL 13
ALTAR SERVERS: Mary Ann Pustejovsky, Liz Vallon
LECTORS: Traci Pustejovsky
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: John Gerik, Andy Pustejovsky, Nolan Pustejovsky
USHER: John Blaha
SATURDAY- APRIL 15
ALTAR SERVERS: Gerik Family
LECTORS: John Gerik
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Mark & CindyPsencik, Nolan Pustejovsky
USHER: Matthew Padgett
SUNDAY – APRIL 16
ALTAR SERVERS: Meredith Moore, Katelyn Pustejovsky
LECTOR: Gary Pustejovsky
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Joycie Pustejovsky, Charles Beseda, Debbie Pustejovsky
USHER: Patrick Hejl
THANK YOU: Many thanks for your generosity towards the collection for Catholic Relief Services.
RED-C RADIO: I would like to thank everyone who supported RED-C Catholic Radio this past weekend of March 25 and 26. Thirty-five families pledged a total of $2,310. The profits were very fruitful. Thank you to everyone! Stephanie Lee, Station Director, RED-C Catholic Radio Central Texas KYAR-FM, 98.3.
RICE BOWL: We encounter Dita in Ethiopia, and see how her newfound entrepreneurial skills are providing three meals a day for her children – even during a devastating drought. What skills have you discovered this Lent that can be put to good use in building God’s kingdom?
STATIONS OF THE CROSS: Our parish will have Stations of the Cross at 6:30 p.m., on Fridays during Lent. If any group wishes to lead the stations, April 7th is still available, please contact the office.
RCIA: Class will meet on Sun., April 2nd from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall.
ADULT FORMATION: The Adult Formation Class will meet on Wednesday, April 5th in the parish hall. The topics include: A Love That Lasts: Discovering Authentic Love; What Is Authentic Human Love?; The World’s Understanding of Love and Why it Leaves Us Unsatisfied; The Relationship Between Eros and Agape Love; The Call to Self-Giving Love.
CHOIR PRACTICE: There will be Choir practice on Monday, April 3rd at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend.
COUNCIL MEETINGS: The Pastoral Council will meet on Monday, April 3rd, at 6:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall. The Finance Council will meet immediately after, at 7:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall. Please note that this is a change to the meeting schedule.
BAR-B-Q DINNER/RAFFLE: Our annual Bar-B-Q dinner is quickly approaching. The dinner and raffle will be held on Sunday, May 7th. At this time, we would like to start collecting raffle items or cash to go towards the purchase of an item. To donate, please contact Agnes Timmons at 254-580-8125. So that tickets can be printed, please contact by April 16th. All donations will be greatly appreciated.
KJT/KJZT MEETINGS: The KJT and KJZT will meet immediately after Mass on Sunday, April 9th. Please plan to attend. Also, on Sunday, April 23rd the KJZT will be having an Easter Egg Hunt and Donut Breakfast immediately after Mass. Everyone is invited.
HOLY WEEK / EASTER SCHEDULE
Thur., April 13, 6:00 pm – Thursday of the Lord’s Supper at the Evening Mass, Abbott
(Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament until midnight.)
Fri. April 14, 3:00 pm – Stations of the Cross, Abbott
Fri. April 14, 7:00 pm – Friday of the Passion of the Lord, Penelope
Sat. April 15, 8:30 pm – The Easter Vigil in the Holy Night, Abbott
Sun. April 16, 8:00 am – The Resurrection of the Lord, Abbott;
10:00 am – The Resurrection of the Lord, Penelope
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, 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, 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 Sternemann, O.S.A., Jerry Kazda, Dee Carmichael, Bryson Hejl, Rosalie Gentile, and Charlie Reither.
CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS: Hillsboro CDA Court #2143 will meet the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. in the parish hall at Our Lady of Mercy Church. All ladies of the parish are invited.
BENEFIT DINNER: We are pleased to announce the 1st Annual RED-C Catholic Radio KYAR 98.3 FM Benefit Dinner! Come join us for a delicious meal and beverages on Friday, April 21st from 6:30-9 pm in the Parish Activity Center at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Waco. The keynote speakers will be show hosts, Trey and Stephanie Cashion who will be presenting on The Holy Spirit in the Domestic Church. Space is filling up fast. Table sponsorships and individual tickets are available on our website, www.redcradio.org/benefit http://www.redcradio.org/benefit.
FUNDRAISER: The History of West Museum will hold its 5th Annual Spring Fundraiser at the West KC Hall on Sunday, April 2nd. Please see the flyer on the back bulletin board for more info.
SCHOLARSHIP: The Catholic Daughters is offering a scholarship to Hillsboro and Abbott graduates this year. To get an application please contact Helen Mach at 254-582-3932 or go online to the Hillsboro Church site. Computer applications will be accepted until April 20th.
DIOCESAN TRAVEL PROGRAM: Our own, Father Joe will be the chaplain for the upcoming pilgrimage to France. It will take place October 18-30, 2017. So, plan ahead.
13 Days through France’s Wine Region to Lourdes including: Paris, Lourdes, Normandy Beaches, Giverny, Abbey at Mont St. Michel, Caen, Bordeaux, Toulouse, Biarritz, Medieval Walled-in City of Carcessonne. Fully escorted. Almost All-Inclusive. Limited spaces. Call Paula Parrish at the Catholic Center 817-945-9440 or email@example.com Flyer on the back bulletin board with more info.