601 W. Houston St.
Abbott, TX 76621
(254) 582-3092 Fax: (254) 582-0613
Cell: (254) 707-0624
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AUGUST 10, 2014


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.

AUGUST 10, 2014

SATURDAY AUG 9: 6:00 pm: +Larry Pavlas by Lil Pavlas & Family
SUNDAY AUG 10: 8:00 am: +Henry, Christine, Bill Beseda by Charles & DJ Beseda
MONDAY AUG 11: 6:00 pm: +Mary Lenart by KJZT #104
WEDNESDAY AUG 13: 6:00 pm: +Henry, Christine, & Bill Beseda by Charles & DJ Beseda
THURSDAY AUG 14: 5:00 pm: +Hattie Kaska by Ron & Rose Ann Kaska
FRIDAY AUG 15: 6:00 pm: +Henry Pustejovsky by Moon & Martinez Families
SATURDAY AUG 16: 6:00 pm: +Nancy Kasberg by Mark & Cindy Psencik
SUNDAY AUG 17: 8:00 am: Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary

CEMETERY LIGHTS: Glenora Pustejovsky by Timmons Family
CROSS LIGHTS: Edwin Gerik by Anna Louise Kaska
SANCTUARY LIGHTS: Edwin Nesrsta by Doris Nesrsta
ALTAR SERVERS: Natalie Kaska, Liz Vallon, Mariann Pustejovsky
LECTOR: Susan Kallus
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Terry & Agnes Timmons, Linda Gerik
USHERS: Kevin Beene

ALTAR SERVERS: Mallory Ballew, Katelyn Pustejovsky
LECTOR: Annette Ballew
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Beverly Pustejovsky, John Blaha, Charles Beseda
USHERS: Phil Pustejovsky

ALTAR SERVERS: Lauren & Kyle Gerik
LECTOR: John Gerik
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Albert Srubar, John Jimenez, Joe Lenart
USHERS: John Blaha

ALTAR SERVERS: Allison & Madison Murphy
LECTOR: Beverly Pustejovsky
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Roger & Debbie Pustejovsky, Joycie Pustejovsky
USHERS: Phil Pustejovsky

SPAGHETTI DINNER/RAFFLE: Our Annual Spaghetti Dinner and Raffle will be held next Sunday, August 17th. The meal, consisting of spaghetti and meat sauce, salad bar, garlic bread, dessert and drink is from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Adult plates and plates to go are $8.00, and $6.00 for children under 12. Please invite your family and friends to come out and enjoy a delicious meal and fellowship. Parishioners whose last names begin with N – Z are asked to please bring a dessert to be served with the meal. Raffle tickets are available at the entrances of the church. Please take and sell to family and friends. Also, if anyone wishes to make a cash donation towards the meat or other ingredients, please put it in a specially marked envelope and place it in the collection basket.

PARISH FAMILY FUN DAY: Make plans to come out to the Parish Family Fun Day which will be held on Sunday, August 24th. The event starts at 2:00 p.m. There will be water slides, a box maze, and games for the kids and homemade ice cream, visiting, and games in the cool air-conditioned hall for the adults. There will be a hot dog supper served at 6:00 p.m. Anyone wishing to bring a freezer of ice cream, a dessert, or any games are welcomed to do so. See you there.

CHOIR PRACTICE: There will be Choir practice after Mass on Monday, August 11th.

KJZT BAKE SALE: The KJZT will hold a bake sale in conjunction with the Aug. 17th spaghetti 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 582-2043.

KJZT JUNIORS: The next meeting of the KJZT juniors will be Sunday, August 17 at 10 am in the church hall. Juniors will be working at the spaghetti dinner following the meeting. Please wear your new Society 104 T-shirts and jeans.

Feast of The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
(Holy Day of Obligation – Mass Attendance is mandatory.)
Mass Times:
Thursday August 14, 2014 – Vigil
5:00 pm Immaculate Heart of Mary, Abbott
6:15 pm OLM, Hillsboro (bilingual)
7:30 pm Nativity of the BVM, Penelope
Friday August 15, 2015
8:30 am OLM, Hillsboro
6:00 pm Immaculate Heart of Mary, Abbott
7:15 pm Nativity of the BVM, Penelope

THANK YOU: Thank you for your generous support of the Diocesan Priest Care Fund.

MINISTRY CONFERENCE: The University of Dallas Ministry Conference, “Walking Together in Faith”, will be held on October 23 – 25, 2014.This is an opportunity to receive exceptional faith formation from nationally and locally recognized speakers who will address relevant topics in faith, catechesis, education, theology, prayer and ministry. This three-day event cost only $57.00 (if registered before 9/25/14). More information is available in the pamphlets that are available on the back table.

PRAYERS FOR THE SICK: Please remember to keep these individuals in your prayers: Bruce Malaer, 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, Leo Rejcek, Joe Helona, Patsy Makovy, Clara Kaska, Lisa Cole, Jeanette Urbanovsky, Rosilee Bartosh, Felix Picha, Louise Ondrej, Marcella & Michael Kiely, Pat Jimenez, Raymond Zapletal, Donna Nelson, Jane Boley, Matthew Machac, Bonnie Poole, Edward Rejcek, Rudolph Rejcek, Lillian Sodek, Jane Vallejo, Max Vallejo, Linda Pustejovsky, Domingo Balderas, Edward Muehlstein, Fr. Jerry Ryan, O.S.A., 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, Liam Willie, Bernice Beene, Bobby Tlustos, Cathy Sulak, Della Allen, Megan Janek, Jeanne Nicholson, Jamie Beauchamp, Wanda Pustejovsky, Turner Hennig, Janet Krueger, Harvey Janek, Opal Davidson, Armand Jimenez, James Homel Ginger Kutscherousky, Ann Vanek, Mark Kutscherousky, Deacon John Peca, and Leona Taylor.