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
JULY 24, 2016
SEVENTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
PARISH STAFF & MINISTRIES
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
SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION
Monday & Wednesday – 6:30 p.m.
JULY 24, 2016
SEVENTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
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
MONDAY JULY 25: 6:00 pm: +James Nors by John & Molly Gerik
WEDNESDAY JULY 27: 6:00 pm: +Felix Rejcek by Edward Rejcek Family
SATURDAY JULY 30: 6:00 pm: SCAP – Sunday Celebration in the Absence of a Priest
SUNDAY JULY 31: 8:00 am: SCAP – Sunday Celebration in the Absence of a Priest
CEMETERY LIGHTS: Dennis Gerik by Linda Gerik
CROSS LIGHTS: Bruce & Frances Malaer by the Family
SANCTUARY LIGHTS: Eugene Snapka by His Family
SATURDAY- JULY 30
ALTAR SERVERS: Lauren & Kyle Gerik
LECTORS: David Timmons
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Albert Srubar, John Gerik, Andy Pustejovsky
USHER: Ben Pustejovsky
SUNDAY – JULY 31
ALTAR SERVERS: Meredith Moore, Katelyn Pustejovsky
LECTOR: Pat Blaha
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Roger & Debbie Pustejovsky, Beverly Pustejovsky
USHER: Phil Pustejovsky
SATURDAY- AUGUST 6
ALTAR SERVERS: Payton & Preston Pustejovsky
LECTORS: Susan Kallus
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Mark & Cindy Psencik, Volunteer
USHER: Brad Padgett
SUNDAY – AUGUST 7
ALTAR SERVERS: Allison & Madison Murphy
LECTOR: Beverly Pustejovsky
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Joycie Pustejovsky, John Blaha, Charles Beseda
USHER: Doug Pustejovsky
WELCOME / THANK YOU: We are very grateful to Msgr. Francis Boakye Tawiah, who will be celebrating Masses for us this weekend. Please note that next weekend, July 30th & 31st, we will not be having Mass. Deacon Denver will conduct the Sunday Celebration in the Absence of a Priest service both days. Thank you for your flexibility during the month of July. Fr. Joe Keating will begin his assignment here on August 1st. His first Mass will be Wednesday, August 3rd.
WELCOME TO ABBOTT: Our parish will celebrate the new assignment of Father Joe Keating by welcoming him with a pot luck supper on Sunday, August 7th at 6:00 p.m. The parish will provide fried chicken, rolls, and tea. Parishioners who can attend are asked to provide a vegetable or salad and dessert. Please sign the list on the back bulletin board. Let’s come out and welcome our new priest.
CHOIR PRACTICE: There will be Choir practice after Mass on Monday, July 25th. Anyone is welcome to attend. We are always looking for new singers.
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!
THIS WEEK: 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 at 8:00 a.m. 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.