601 W. Houston St.

Abbott, TX  76621
(254) 582-3092

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Office Hours: M & Th-8am to 12pm; T & W-1pm to 5pm  

JANUARY 8, 2017



Parochial Administrator-Fr. Joseph Keating    

Business Manager/Secretary-Agnes & Terry Timmons

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 254-749-7718

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 – 6:00 p.m

Saturday 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Sunday 7:00 – 7:45 a.m.

Saturday 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

JANUARY 8, 2017


SATURDAY       JAN    7:   6:00 pm:   +Christine Beseda by Mary Klaus

SUNDAY             JAN    8:   8:00 am:     Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary

MONDAY           JAN    9:   6:00 pm:     NO MASS

WEDNESDAY   JAN   11:   6:00 pm:     NO MASS

SATURDAY       DEC  14:   6:00 pm:   +Nancy Kasberg by Mark & Cindy Psencik

SUNDAY             JAN  15:   8:00 am:     Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary

CEMETERY LIGHTS: Michael Kiely by Anna Kaska

CROSS LIGHTS: Dolores Divin by KJZT #104

SANCTUARY LIGHTS: Henry, Christine, & Bill Beseda by Charles & DJ Beseda


ALTAR SERVERS: Mariann Pustejovsky, Ryan Pustejovsky

LECTORS: Terry Timmons

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Agnes, David & Patrick Timmons

USHER: Matthew Padgett


ALTAR SERVERS: Keaton & Paxton Pustejovsky

LECTOR: Doug Pustejovsky

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Roger & Debbie Pustejovsky, Beverly Pustejovsky

 USHER: Charles Beseda

SATURDAY- JANUARY 21                                   


LECTORS: John Gerik

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Mark & Cindy Psencik, Nolan Pustejovsky

USHER: Kevin Beene


ALTAR SERVERS: Allison & Clayton Wolf

LECTOR: Beverly Pustejovsky

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Frank & Jeanette Urbanovsky, Ron Kaska

USHER:  Doug Pustejovsky   

NO MASS: Father Joe will be away for a priest’s retreat and will not have Mass on Monday or Wednesday.

CHURCH ENVELOPES: To ensure that proper credit is given, please write your name on your church envelope the first time you use it. Also, if you need a statement showing the total of your yearly contributions that were made through your church envelopes, please contact the church office.

MASS INTENTIONS: We have received multiple Mass intentions and cannot take any more at this time. Canon Law will not allow the priest to take more Mass intentions than he can satisfy in a calendar year’s time. An announcement will be placed in the bulletin when we will be able to take new intentions.

KJZT JUNIORS: The next meeting of the KJZT Juniors will be Sunday, January 15, at 2 pm in the Smid Center.  Juniors, please wear your royal blue t-shirts.

BAPTISM: Through Baptism, the Church welcomes into its family Graeme Krell, the son of Gabriel and Jana Harlow Krell.  Graeme was baptized on January 1, 2017.

POINSETTIAS: Christmas decorations will come down this week.  Feel free to take a poinsettia home.

CHOIR PRACTICE: There will be Choir practice after Mass on Monday, January 9th.  Everyone is welcome to attend.

PRAYERS FOR THE SICK: Please remember to keep these individuals in your prayers:  Terry  Kramolis, Evelyn Soukup, Susan Tomczak, Mark Helona, Mary Ann Pavlas,  Louise Pappas Woolsey, Eugene Pustejovsky, Johnnie Sinkule,  Joe Helona, Patsy Makovy, Lisa Cole,  Jeanette Urbanovsky, Rosilee Bartosh, Felix Picha, Louise Ondrej, Donna Nelson, Matthew Machac, Bonnie Poole, Lillian Sodek, Jane Vallejo, Max Vallejo, Domingo Balderas, Edward & Virginia Muehlstein, Rocky Steele,  Judy Steele,  Harry Gene Nors, Tommy Pustejovsky, Jimmy Tolbert, Jeff Bernsen, Margie Wolf, Alexis Enriquez, Baylee Owen, Beth Pezanosky, Diana Austin, Monsignor Frank Miller, Deacon John Lauhoff, Tony Keller, Bernice Beene, Bobby Tlustos, Cathy Sulak, Megan Janek, Jeanne Nicholson, Jamie Beauchamp, Wanda Pustejovsky, Janet Krueger, Harvey Janek, Opal Davidson, James Homel, Ann Vanek, Mark Kutscherousky, Jim Kornegay, Willie Joe Janek, Darren Boyse, Raymond Jaska, Sara Casey, Deacon Denver Crawley, Deanell Crawley, Ed Sykora, Doris Nesrsta, Martha Beseda, David Sinkule, Lucy Garza, Hannah Hildebrand, Larry Podsednik, Cooper and Brooklyn Downing, J. T. Vallon, Evelyn Petter, Charles Beseda, Helen Sustala, Mike Magid, Margaret Kennedy, Kim Thornhill, Father Reinhard Sternemann, O.S.A., and Jerry Kazda.

ADULT FORMATION: The Adult Formation Class will meet on Wednesday, January 11th from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall. The topics include: How Does the Church View Death?; The Particular Judgment; Heaven & Hell; Purgatory & Praying for the Souls in Purgatory; Indulgences.

RCIA: Class will meet on Sunday, January 8th from 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall. The topics include: What is a Sacrament and What are The Seven Sacraments?; What is Baptism?; The Effects of Baptism & the Rite of Baptism; Why Infant Baptism?; What is Confirmation?; The Effects of Confirmation & the Rite of Confirmation.

FULLNESS OF TRUTH: Upcoming Fullness of Truth conference to be held in Corpus Christi on March 3 – 5, 2017. The topic is Our Family Reunion: Healing the Domestic Church. Please go to their website: to order tickets by February 1st.