601 W. Houston St.

Abbott, TX 76621
(254) 582-3092
Cell: (254) 707-0624
Parish Website:
Parish Email:

FEBRUARY 1, 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.
FEBRUARY 1, 2015

SATURDAY JAN 31: 6:00 pm: +Leona Taylor by CDA #2143
SUNDAY FEB 1: 8:00 am: Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary
MONDAY FEB 2: 6:00 pm: +Charlie Pavlas by Cecilia Gallia
WEDNESDAY FEB 4: 6:00 pm: 55th Wedding Anniversary of Sam & Willie Mae Polansky
SATURDAY FEB 7: 6:00 pm: +Nancy Kasberg by Mark & Cindy Psencik
SUNDAY FEB 8: 8:00 am: Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary

CEMETERY LIGHTS: Frank & Glenora Pustejovsky by Johnnie & Mary Pustejovsky
CROSS LIGHTS: Rejcek Family by Anna Louise Kaska
SANCTUARY LIGHTS: Clara Kaska by Eugene Pustejovsky Family
ALTAR SERVERS: Lauren & Kyle Gerik
LECTOR: Doug Pustejovsky
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: John Gerik, John Jimenez, Linda Gerik
USHERS: Kevin Beene

ALTAR SERVERS: Allison & Madison Murphy
LECTOR: Pat Blaha
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Frank & Jeanette Urbanovsky, Ron Kaska
USHERS: Phil Pustejovsky

ALTAR SERVERS: Natalie Kaska, Liz Vallon
LECTOR: Katie Alexander
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Mark & Cindy Psencik, Albert Srubar
USHERS: John Gerik

ALTAR SERVERS: Christopher Pustejovsky, Keaton Pustejovsky
LECTOR: Gary Pustejovsky
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Beverly Pustejovsky, John Blaha, Charles Beseda
USHERS: Doug Pustejovsky

THANK YOU: Thank you for your generous donations to the Collection for the Church in Latin America. Your support helps ensure the availability of adequate catechesis, marriage and family life programs, and religious and seminarian formation. Thank you for taking this opportunity to share your faith.

HAMBURGER SUPPER FUNDRAISER: CCD will hold a Hamburger Supper on Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 at the parish hall from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. They are selling a hamburger plate that includes a hamburger with all of the trimmings, beans, French fries, tater tots, and ice tea for the price of $6.00. Plates ‘to go’ will also be sold that evening. Proceeds from the sale will benefit our CCD by updating equipment and the library. The public is invited to come and purchase the delicious hamburger meal. Your generosity is welcomed and appreciated.

BLESSING OF THE THROATS: In recognition of the Feast Day of St. Blaise, there will be Blessing of the Throats during both Masses this weekend.

KJZT SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS: The Catholic Family Fraternal of Texas – KJZT is now accepting 2015 scholarship applications. Written requests for applications must be made by the student in one of the following ways: Mail: P. O. Box 18896 Austin, TX 78760-8896 Fax: (512) 444-6887 E-mail: To be eligible for a scholarship, an applicant must be a member in good standing for at least one year. Scholarships are available to high school graduates who are planning to attend college or current college students. The Fraternal also offers scholarships to members who are planning to attend or are currently attending a technical or vocational school full time. Applications must be postmarked no later than February 13, 2015.
SYMPATHY: The family of Leo Rejcek wishes to inform the parish of his passing. Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. May his soul and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen

FAT TUESDAY LUNCHEON: The Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court #829 will host the annual Fat Tuesday Taco Soup and Salad Luncheon on Tuesday, February 17, 2015, at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 2547 Jerry Mashek Drive, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The donation for Adults will be $7.00 and Children $3.00. “Take-outs” will be available. There will be a Silent Auction during the luncheon. Raffle tickets are available for $2.00 each or 3 for $5.00. For tickets, contact any CDA member, or call Dianne Friend, at 254-826-4320.

STATIONS OF THE CROSS: Our parish will have Stations of the Cross at 6:30 p.m., on Fridays during Lent. In the past, they have been led by parish organizations or CCD classes. Available dates include: February 20, March 6, 13, 20, and April 3. If any group wishes to lead the stations on one of these evenings, please contact Agnes Timmons so that it can be scheduled.

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, Joe Helona, Patsy Makovy, 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, 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, and Willie Joe Janek.