601 W. Houston St.

Abbott, TX  76621
(254) 582-3092

 Cell: (254) 707-0624

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JULY 17, 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 17, 2016


SATURDAY      JULY   16:   6:00 pm:      SCAP – Sunday Celebration in the Absence of a Priest

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

MONDAY          JULY   18:   6:00 pm:   +Dorothy Gerik by Doris Nesrsta

WEDNESDAY  JULY   20:   6:00 pm:   +Clara Kaska by Anna Louise Kaska

SATURDAY      JULY   23:   6:00 pm:      Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary

SUNDAY            JULY   24:   8:00 am:     Claire Pustejovsky by Godparents Doug & Missie Pustejovsky

CEMETERY LIGHTS: Charlie & Larry Pavlas by Lil Pavlas & Family

CROSS LIGHTS: Henry & Willie Mae Pustejovsky by Mike BezdekFamily

SANCTUARY LIGHTS: Eugene Snapka by His Family


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


ALTAR SERVERS: Lauren & Kyle Gerik

LECTORS: David Timmons

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Albert Srubar, John Gerik, Andy Pustejovsky

USHER: Ben Pustejovsky


ALTAR SERVERS: Meredith Moore, Katelyn Pustejovsky

LECTOR: Pat Blaha

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Roger & Debbie Pustejovsky, Beverly Pustejovsky

USHER: Phil Pustejovsky

WELCOME / THANK YOU: We are very grateful to Deacon Denver  who will be conducting the Sunday Celebration in the Absence of a Priest on Saturday and to Fr. Nghia Nguyen who will be celebrating our Sunday morning Mass.  Next weekend, July 23 & 24, we will have Mass on both Saturday and Sunday.

APPRECIATION: Please make plans to be at the hamburger supper on Saturday, July 23rd as we show our appreciation to Fr. Ouseph for his time spent here. The free meal will be held on Saturday, July 23rd after Mass. 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.

THANK YOU: Your generosity towards The Catholic Home Missions Appeal this past weekend is appreciated. Your contributions will help to fund seminarian formation in poor dioceses of the United States.

FESTIVAL: The Church of the Assumption in West will have their Parish Festival on Sunday, August 14th at the Knights of Columbus Grounds. A home-cooked Fried Chicken (baked chicken also available) and Sausage Dinner will be served beginning at 11:00 a.m. Adults & Plates – to – go will be available. Auction, Bingo, & Water Games (bring your swim suit) will begin at 12:15 p.m.  A raffle will be held at 4:00 p.m. Everyone is cordially invited to attend!

GRIEF SUPPORT: A grief support group meeting will be held 7:00 p.m. Thursday evening, July 21st at St. Joseph’s Hall next to St. Mary’s Catholic Church.  This is a support group for those in the community who want to gain a better understanding of all the changes experienced in the grief process.

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