601 W. Houston St.

Abbott, TX  76621
(254) 582-3092

 Cell: (254) 707-0624

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JULY 10, 2016



 Parochial Administrator-Fr.Ouseph I Thekkumthala (Cell) 254-707-0624

Business Manager/Secretary-Agnes Timmons 254-580-8125

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 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

Monday & Wednesday – 6:30 p.m.

JULY 10, 2016


SATURDAY      JULY     9:   6:00 pm:   +Nancy Kasberg by Mark & Cindy Psencik

SUNDAY            JULY   10:   8:00 am:     Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary

MONDAY          JULY   11:   6:00 pm:   +Charlie Pavlas by Ray & Betty Svrcek

WEDNESDAY  JULY   13:   6:00 pm:   +Richard Hlavenka by Victor & Mary Ann Pavlas

SATURDAY      JULY   16:   6:00 pm:      SCAP

SUNDAY            JULY   17:   8:00 am:      Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary 

CEMETERY LIGHTS: Dennis Gerik by Linda Gerik

CROSS LIGHTS: Martha Beseda (Birthday) by Mike & Linda Bole

SANCTUARY LIGHTS: Willie Mae Pustejovsky by Terry & Agnes Timmons Family


ALTAR SERVERS: Mariann Pustejovsky, Kolby Padgett

LECTORS: Patrick Timmons


USHER: Brad Padgett


ALTAR SERVERS: Mallory Ballew, Christopher Pustejovsky

LECTOR: Annette Ballew

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Joycie Pustejovsky, John Blaha, Charles Beseda

USHER: Gary Pustejovsky


ALTAR SERVERS: Mariann Pustejovsky, Kolby Padgett

LECTORS:Terry Timmons

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Mark & Cindy Psencik, Volunteer

USHER: Matthew Padgett


ALTAR SERVERS: Allison & Clayton Wolf

LECTOR: Gary Pustejovsky

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Frank & Jeanette Urbanovsky, Ron Kaska

USHER: Doug Pustejovsky

WELCOME / THANK YOU: We are very grateful to Father James Wilcox  who will be celebrating Masses for  us this weekend. Please note that next Saturday, July 16th, we will not be having Mass. Deacon Denver will conduct  the Sunday Celebration in the Absence of a Priest service that evening. We will have a priest here on Sunday morning, July 17th for Mass.

APPRECIATION: In appreciation for these last few years that Fr. Ouseph has served our parish, we will honor him with a Hamburger Supper.  The free meal will be held on Saturday, July 23rd after Mass. Burgers, fries, beans, and tea will be provided by the parish. If you wish to bring a dessert to be shared, it would be welcomed. Please sign the list on the back bulletin board if you plan to attend.

SPECIAL COLLECTION: The Catholic Home Missions Appeal will take place this weekend which helps to fund seminarian formation in poor dioceses of the United States.  Please be generous.

THANK YOU: Our appreciation goes out to Bob Pustejovsky who recently shredded the church property. Also, to Andy Pustejovsky who has completed some electrical work for the parish.

CHOIR PRACTICE: There will be Choir practice after Mass on Monday, July 11th. Anyone is welcome to attend. We are always looking for new singers.

ALTAR SERVERS: Our Saturday Altar Server list is down to only four servers. If any Sunday morning servers can help out on September 23rd, it would be appreciated. Please contact Agnes Timmons at 254-580-8125 for scheduling.

INTENTIONS NEEDED: We are in need of Sanctuary Light intentions. Anyone wishing to send in requests may do so by enclosing the intention and donation in a specially marked envelope and placing it in the collection basket.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR: Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Penelope will be having Vacation  Bible School. They have invited the youth of our parish to join them for Cave Quest – Following Jesus the Light of the World. It will begin on Sunday, July 24th and end on Thursday, July 28th. Hours are from 6:00pm – 8:00pm. Contact: Sherry Hueske -254.709.7750; Tiffany Nors- 254.582.6034

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, Marcella & Michael Kiely, Donna Nelson, Matthew Machac, Bonnie Poole, Lillian Sodek, Jane Vallejo, Max Vallejo, Linda Pustejovsky, Domingo Balderas, Edward 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, Armand Jimenez, 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, Angela Kleb, David Sinkule, Lucy Garza, Hannah Hildebrand, Larry Podsednik, Cooper and Brooklyn Downing, J. T. Vallon, Evelyn Petter, Charles Beseda, Helen Sustala, and Dolores Divin.

HOLY DOOR: CDA is sponsoring a pilgrimage to Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Corn Hill to visit the Holy Doors in this Jubilee Year of Mercy. This will be held on July 30, 2016.  Father Stephen Nesrsta will have mass at 10:00 a.m. with a lunch being served afterwards at their Parish Center.  We have chartered a bus for anyone who would like to make this pilgrimage.  This is taking the place of the Day of Reflection normally held by CDA each year.  This opportunity is open to all CDA members on a first-come, first serve basis.  Cost is $15.00 to ride the bus and for the meal.  If you choose not to ride the bus, the cost is $8.00 for the meal.  If non-CDA members would like to attend they may ride the bus depending on space availability.  The bus will leave from the back of Assumption Church parking lot.  We are asked to park at the back of the church parking lot.  Please contact Evelyn Petter at 826-5675 or 716-1710 if you will ride the bus and/or attend the mass and meal.  Money is due to Evelyn by July 27.

Diocesan 11 Day Trip to Italy – October 19 – 29, 2016 $4,877 doubles. Everything paid except daily lunches. Join us! There are still a few places left. Venice, Padua, Florence, Rome, Pompeii! Fully Escorted. First Class hotels.    817-945-9442