601 W. Houston St.

Abbott, TX  76621
(254) 582-3092

 Cell: (254) 707-0624

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AUGUST 23, 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.

AUGUST 23, 2015


 SATURDAY       AUGUST  22:    6:00 pm:  +Nancy Kasberg by Mark & Cindy Psencik  

SUNDAY             AUGUST 23:    8:00 am:    Mass of Thanksgiving for John & Molly Gerik Wedding Anniversary
MONDAY          AUGUST  24:    6:00 pm:  +Richard Snapka by Eugene, Kathy, & Tommy 

WEDNESDAY   AUGUST 26:    6:00 pm:   +William & Amalie Gerik by Doris Nesrsta

SATURDAY      AUGUST  29:    6:00 pm:   +Dennis Gerik by Linda Gerik

SUNDAY            AUGUST 30:    8:00 am:     Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary  

CEMETERY LIGHTS: George Kaska, Jr. by Edward Kubala Family

CROSS LIGHTS: James Nors by Ed & Patsy Makovy

SANCTUARY LIGHTS: Dennis Gerik by Linda Gerik


ALTAR SERVERS: Liz Vallon, Mariann Pustejovsky

LECTOR: Susan Kallus

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Terry & Agnes Timmons, Andy Pustejovsky

USHERS: Volunteer


ALTAR SERVERS: Payton & Preston Pustejovsky

LECTOR:  Kathy Pustejovsky

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Joycie Pustejovsky, John Blaha, Charles Beseda

USHERS: Phil Pustejovsky


ALTAR SERVERS: Lauren & Kyle Gerik

LECTORS: David Timmons

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Mark & Cindy Psencik, Andy Pustejovsky

USHERS: John Gerik


ALTAR SERVERS: Allison & Madison Murphy

LECTOR:  Pat Blaha

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:  Roger & Debbie Pustejovsky, Beverly Pustejovsky

USHERS: Charles Beseda


SPAGHETTI DINNER: Our Annual Spaghetti Dinner and Raffle is today. Serving starts at 11:00 a.m. Parishioners whose last names begin with A – M are asked to please bring a dessert to be served with the meal. Raffle tickets are available at the entrances of the church. Bring your family and friends to enjoy a great meal and great company. Hope to see everyone there.

CHOIR PRACTICE: There will be Choir practice after Mass on Monday,  August 24th.

MINISTER SCHEDULES: New schedules for Lectors, Altar Servers, Ushers, and Eucharistic Ministers will be coming out in September.  Lectors need to have received the sacrament of Confirmation. Altar Servers need to have received the sacrament of First Holy Communion. Head Ushers need to be an adult. Training is available for all these roles. If you are new and wish to be added or need to make any changes, including a new contact number, please include it on the information sheet located on the back table. Please put these in the collection basket by September 6th.  Hope to see some new faces.

SAFE ENVIRONMENT TRAINING:  The IHM Parish will host another Safe Environment Training session on Wednesday, August 26th in the Parish Hall immediately after Mass. Parishioners who need to complete or renew the training should make plans to stay for this event. Training normally lasts about 2 hours. Training is valid for 3 years before renewal is needed. All adult parishioners who volunteer in any capacity are required by the Diocese of Fort Worth to participate in this training including lectors, Eucharistic ministers, members of the choir, ushers, CCD teachers, and anyone involved in youth ministries as sponsors or chaperones.  Contact Terry Timmons (254-580-2228) for any questions.

KJZT JUNIORS: The next meeting of the KJZT Juniors will be Sunday morning, August 23 at 10:15 in the church hall.  Juniors, please wear your turquoise society 104 t-shirts, jeans and comfortable shoes.  We will work at the spaghetti dinner immediately after the meeting.

WOMEN’S ACTS RETREAT:  Ladies, Are you looking for a “girl’s weekend”? Mark September 17-20th on your calendar!!! Not only will you meet some new friends, but you will also have an opportunity to reconnect with Our Heavenly Father. Please consider attending the Women’s Fall ACTS Retreat. You can get a registration form on the back table.  Come join us!        

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, Francy Stacha, Jimmy Tolbert, Jeff Bernsen, Margie Wolf, Alexis Enriquez, Baylee Owen, Rocky Steele, Beth Pezanosky, Diana Austin, Monsignor Frank Miller, Deacon John Lauhoff, Tony Keller, Cindy Bruce Zatopek, 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 and Martha Beseda.