601 W. Houston St.
Abbott, TX 76621
(254) 582-3092 Fax: (254) 582-0613
Cell: (254) 707-0624
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AUGUST 3, 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 3, 2014

SATURDAY AUG 2: 6:00 pm: +Jerry Gerik by Linda Gerik
SUNDAY AUG 3: 8:00 am: +Steve Kaska by The Family
MONDAY AUG 4: 6:00 pm: +Charlie Pavlas by Louise Ondrej
WEDNESDAY AUG 6: 6:00 pm: Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary
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

CEMETERY LIGHTS: Frank Pustejovsky by Timmons Family
CROSS LIGHTS: Kaska Family by Anna Louise Kaska
SANCTUARY LIGHTS: David Timmons by Timmons Family
ALTAR SERVERS: Matthew & Kolby Padgett
LECTOR: Joyce Lenart
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Mark & Cindy Psencik, Andy Pustejovsky
USHERS: Kevin Beene

ALTAR SERVERS: Katelyn Pustejovsky, Meredith Moore
LECTOR: Joycie Pustejovsky
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Frank & Jeanette Urbanovsky, Ron Kaska
USHERS: Doug Pustejovsky

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

PRIEST CARE FUND SPECIAL COLLECTION: This weekend, we will take up a special collection for the Diocesan Priest Care Fund. Each year contributions from this collection are distributed to cover the costs of priests who are either in special or convalescent care and who have exhausted medical coverage and personal resources. These are our shepherds who have dedicated their lives to serving God’s people. Your generosity is greatly appreciated.

SPAGHETTI DINNER/RAFFLE: Our Annual Spaghetti Dinner and Raffle will be held on Sunday, August 17th. The meal, consisting of spaghetti and meat sauce, salad bar, garlic bread, dessert and drink is from 11:00 a.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.

THANK YOU: Thank you to these individuals for their generous donations towards the raffle. Prizes include: 1) Heavy Duty Garden Cart donated by Ronnie & Karen Marak; 2) Necklace/earrings set donated anonymously; 3) $100 HEB Gift card donated by KJT; 4) $100 Walmart Gift card donated by Ron & Rose Ann Kaska; 5) $100 Walmart Gift card donated by Joe & Eugenia Sinkule; 6) Wreath donated by Ed & Patsy Makovy.

KJZT BAKE SALE: The KJZT will hold a bake sale in conjunction with the Aug. 17th spaghetti dinner. This sale is held to fullfill 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.

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, and Deacon John Peca.