IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY CATHOLIC CHURCH
601 W. Houston St.
Abbott, TX 76621
Cell: (254) 707-0624
Parish Website: www.immaculateheartofmaryabbott.org
Parish Email: IHOM@airmail.net
DECEMBER 14, 2014
THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT
PARISH STAFF & MINISTRIES
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.
SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION
Monday & Wednesday – 6:30 p.m.
Saturday – 7:00 p.m.
DECEMBER 14, 2014
THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT
SATURDAY DEC 13: 6:00 pm: +Larry Pavlas by Lil Pavlas Family
SUNDAY DEC 14: 8:00 am: Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary
MONDAY DEC 15: 6:00 pm: Living & + Deceased Members of the Pavlas & Polansky
Families by Sam Polansky Family
WEDNESDAY DEC 17: 6:00 pm: +Deceased Members of KJT #107
SATURDAY DEC 20: 6:00 pm: +Charlie Pavlas by Lil Pavlas & Family
SUNDAY DEC 21: 8:00 am: +Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary
SATURDAY- DECEMBER 20
ALTAR SERVERS: Matthew & Kolby Padgett
LECTOR: Terry Timmons
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Mark & Cindy Psencik, Joe Lenart
USHERS: John Gerik
SUNDAY – DECEMBER 21
ALTAR SERVERS: Allison & Madison Murphy
LECTOR: Beverly Pustejovsky
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Beverly Pustejovsky, John Blaha, Charles Beseda
USHERS: Charles Beseda
CHRISTMAS EVE – DECEMBER 24
ALTAR SERVERS: Lauren & Kyle Gerik
LECTOR: John Gerik
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Andy Pustejovsky, John Jimenez, John Gerik
USHERS: John Blaha
CHRISTMAS DAY – DECEMBER 25
ALTAR SERVERS: Christopher Pustejovsky, Keaton Pustejovsky
LECTOR: Annette Ballew
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Roger & Debbie Pustejovsky, Joycie Pustejovsky
USHERS: Doug Pustejovsky
SATURDAY- DECEMBER 27
ALTAR SERVERS: Liz Vallon, Mariann Pustejovsky
LECTOR: Susan Kallus
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Albert Srubar, John Jimenez, Lind Gerik
USHERS: Kevin Beene
SUNDAY – DECEMBER 28
ALTAR SERVERS: Payton & Preston Pustejovsky
LECTOR: Pat Blaha
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Frank & Jeanette Urbanovsky, Ron Kaska
USHERS: Phil Pustejovsky
CEMETERY LIGHTS: Dan Pustejovsky by John & Molly Gerik
CROSS LIGHTS: John, Albina, & Linda Pibil by Ed & Patsy Makovy
SANCTUARY LIGHTS: Tommy Pustejovsky by Eugene & Kathy Pustejovsky
SPECIAL COLLECTION NEXT WEEKEND: This weekend, there will be a second collection benefiting the Retirement Fund for Religious. Senior Catholic sisters, brothers, and religious order priests have spent their lives ministering to others, often for little, if any, pay. Please give to those who have given a lifetime.
CHRISTMAS SOCIAL: KJT, KJZT, and KC Christmas Meetings/Social is today. Meetings begin at 10:30 a.m.
KJT MEETING: The KJT meeting will be December 21, following the 8:00 a.m. Mass in the Mother’s room.
KJZT JUNIORS: The Juniors will meet this Sunday at 10:30 am in the hall.
CHRISTMAS PAGEANT: Our CCD students will present a Christmas Pageant for all parishioners in the church, this Wednesday, December 17th beginning at 6:30 p.m. Afterwards, there will be refreshments for all students and parishioners. All are invited to attend.
MINISTER SCHEDULES / ENVELOPES: New minister schedules for Altar Servers, Lectors, and Eucharistic Ministers are ready to be picked up. In an effort to save postage, please get yours from the back table. Also, there are a few boxes of collection envelopes remaining.
CHRISTMAS DECORATING: To prepare for our Christmas celebrations, our church will need to be decorated. This will take place on Sunday, December 21st. Anyone able to stay after Mass and lend a helping hand will make the process go quickly. Thank you in advance.
CHRISTMAS / NEW YEAR’S SCHEDULE
Immaculate Heart of Mary Abbott 5:30 p.m. Singing at 5:00 p.m.
Our Lady of Mercy Hillsboro 7:00 p.m.
Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Penelope 9:00 p.m.
Our Lady of Mercy Hillsboro 12:00 a.m.
Immaculate Heart of Mary Abbott 8:00 a.m.
Our Lady of Mercy Hillsboro 9:30 a.m.
Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Penelope 11:00 a.m.
Our Lady of Mercy Hillsboro 12:30 p.m. (Spanish)
January 1, 2015, the Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God is a Holy Day of Obligation.
Numerous Masses are available to fulfill this obligation. Please see the schedule below.
NEW YEAR’S MASS SCHEDULE
DECEMBER 31, 2014
Immaculate Heart of Mary, Abbott 5:30 p.m.
Our Lady of Mercy, Hillsboro 7:00 p.m.
Nativity of the BVM, Penelope 9:00 p.m.
JANUARY 1, 2015
Immaculate Heart of Mary, Abbott 8:00 a.m.
Our Lady of Mercy, Hillsboro 9:30 a.m.
Nativity of the BVM, Penelope 11:00 a.m.
Our Lady of Mercy, Hillsboro 12:30 p.m. (Spanish)
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, 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, Bernice Beene, Bobby Tlustos, Cathy Sulak, Della Allen, Megan Janek, Jeanne Nicholson, Jamie Beauchamp, Wanda Pustejovsky, Janet Krueger, Harvey Janek, Opal Davidson, Armand Jimenez, James Homel, Ginger Kutscherousky, Ann Vanek, Mark Kutscherousky, Jim Kornegay, Charlie Flaherty, Willie Joe Janek, and Tommy Carpenter.