601 W. Houston St.

Abbott, TX  76621
(254) 582-3092

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Office Hours: M – Th – 9 am to 1 pm


Saturday Vigil Mass – 6:00 pm
Sunday – 8:00 am
Monday & Wednesday – 6:00 pm


Saturday 4:30 – 5:15 pm
Sunday 7:30 – 7:45 am

Saturday 4:30 – 5:30 pm

Monday – Friday 7:00 am & 5:45 pm
Saturday 5:15pm



Pastor – Reverend Joseph Keating 

Business Manager/Secretary – Terry & Agnes Timmons

Deacon – Reverend Mr. Denver Crawley      

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 – Callie Nowlin

Plant Manager – Charles Beseda 254-749-7718

Senior Activities – Agnes Timmons

Safe Environment – Patrick Timmons

MAY 13, 2018


SATURDAY      MAY 12:    6:00 pm:    +Michael Kiely by Vallon & Kiely Families

SUNDAY           MAY 13:    8:00 am:      Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary                  

MONDAY         MAY 14:     6:00 pm:   +Kenny Lenart by Bud & Janie Holy

WEDNESDAY  MAY 16:    6:00 pm:   +Dennis Gerik by Linda Gerik

SATURDAY      MAY 19:    6:00 pm:   +Dennis Pavlas by Mike & Linda Bole

SUNDAY           MAY  20:    8:00 am:     Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary                             

CEMETERY LIGHTS: Nancy Kasberg by Sam Polansky Family

CROSS LIGHTS: Dennis Gerik by Linda Gerik

SANCTUARY LIGHTS: Charlie, Dennis, & Larry Pavlas by Lil Pavlas & Family



LECTOR:  John Gerik

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:  Agnes Timmons, Patrick Timmons

USHER: Matthew Padgett

GREETER: Agnes Timmons


ALTAR SERVERS: Allison & Madison Murphy

LECTOR: Joycie Pustejovsky       

EUCHARISTIC MINISTER: Ron Kaska, Beverly Pustejovsky

USHER: Gary Pustejovsky

GREETER: Richard Kaska 


ALTAR SERVERS: Mariann Pustejovsky, Ryan Pustejovsky

LECTOR: Joanie Pustejovsky

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Albert Srubar, John Gerik

USHER: John Blaha

GREETER: Traci Pustejovsky


ALTAR SERVERS: Keaton & Paxton Pustejovsky

LECTOR: Doug Pustejovsky

EUCHARISTIC MINISTER: Joycie Pustejovsky, Charles Beseda

USHER: Patrick Hejl

GREETER: Lucas Wolf Family

SPECIAL COLLECTION for Catholic Communication Campaign will be taken up this weekend. Fifty percent of the funds will remain in our diocese to fund local communication efforts. Your support helps connect people around the world through the internet, television, radio, and print media.

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY and many thanks to all those who donated towards the beautiful flowers which decorate our sanctuary for Mother’s Day.  Please see the flyer for a complete listing of the living and deceased honorees.

CONGRATULATIONS to the CCD students who received the sacrament of Holy Communion for the first time this past Sunday! They include: Isabelle Haferkamp, Lane Hejl, Dinah Kaska, Allison Pustejovsky, Grayson Pustejovsky, Kullen Ramirez, and Ella Wolf.  To the First Communicants, may the Holy Spirit continue to work through you in growing and in sharing your Catholic faith, and may you continue to feel the “wholeness” that you feel today in receiving Jesus at every Mass.

THANK YOU to the men, women, and teens who volunteered their time and served our parish by helping with our CCD program.  Many thanks to each of them for sharing your faith with the children of our parish. Special thanks to Kathleen (Mrs. Eugene) Pustejovsky who will be retiring after teaching in our CCD program for many years.  Others include: Marcella Kiely, Liz Vallon, Karen Bartosh,  Meredith Moore, Christine Rejcek, Lydia Pustejovsky,  Joanie Pustejovsky, Leticia Pustejovsky, Missie Pustejovsky, Lauren Wolf, Nolan Pustejovsky, Molly Gerik, Anita Murphy, Carolyn Kirby, Dan Hill, John Gerik, Ernie Pustejovsky, Jan Bezdek, and Traci Pustejovsky.

RCIA will meet on Monday, May 14th at 6:30 p.m.

ADULT CHOIR will meet after Mass on Monday, May 14th.

KJZT JUNIORS will meet on May 20th following Sunday morning Mass. Juniors will meet in the Smid Center.

NEXT SUNDAY is our annual BBQ Dinner.  The meal consists of brisquet, sausage, parsley potatoes, cole slaw, pinto beans, dessert, and tea.  Parishioners whose last name begins with A– O are asked to please furnish a dessert for the meal.  Adult plates and Plates to go are $10.00 and children plates  under 12 are $6.00. Invite your family and friends to come out and enjoy a delicious meal and fellowship.

KJZT BAKE SALE will be held on Sunday, May 20th in conjunction with the BBQ Dinner.  Bake Sale proceeds will be used for future projects.  All KJZT members are asked to please donate items for the sale.  Thank you.

PASTORAL COUNCIL NOMINATIONS: The following is a list of individuals whose names will be on the ballot for the Pastoral Council election which will be held during the Masses next weekend. Parishioners will be asked to vote for no more than three (3) of these nominees: Ronda Ballew, Linda Bole, Tammie Holecek, Missie Pustejovsky, Frank Urbanovsky, Lauren Wolf, Katie Kaska, Jason Murphy, Brad Padgett, Erwin Pustejovsky, Jr., Kathleen (Mrs. Matt) Pustejovsky.

PRAYERS FOR THE SICK: Please remember to keep these individuals in your prayers:  Terry Kramolis, Deacon John Lauhoff,  Deanell Crawley,  Father Reinhard Sternemann, O.S.A., Ashley Grmela, Avery Stone, Evelyn Barton, Dane Eckols, Darren Boyse, Tommy Pustejovsky, Lillian Sodek, Tyna Nichols, Dennis Rejcek, Clare Grubbs, Helen Sustala, Morris & Mary  Russell, Mike Magid, Jeanette Urbanovsky, Charles Beseda, Joyce Petross, Josephine Kallus, Donna Nelson, Rocky & Judy Steele, Alexis Enriquez, Beth Pezanosky, Cathy Sulak, Opal Davidson, Sara Casey, David Sinkule, J. T. Vallon, Kim Thornhill,. Richard Mahoney, Jan Coffman, Larry Sullivan, Harvey Janek, Tommy Janek, Rose Mary Trujillo, John Rizo, Ed & Dorothy Sykora, Alvin Sykora, Rosilee Bartosh, Crystal Buxkemper, Connie Baxter, Ben Beseda.

PRAYERS FOR OUR SERVICE MEN AND WOMEN: Donovan Hill, Jeremy & Kayla Pustejovsky, Emily Pustejovsky, & Liz Vallon.

It is not necessary to be a member of the parish to be added to the list. To have anyone added or removed, please contact Agnes Timmons @254-582-3092.  Only the person requesting or the person being prayed for can request removal from the list.

SPIRITUAL READING GROUP will begin reading a new book, “A Biblical Walk Through the Mass”  by Dr. Edward Sri. The first meeting will be on June 3rd at 7:00 p.m. in the Smid Center. Please read pages 1-14 and bring a bible. If you need help obtaining a book, please contact Terry Timmons. All are welcome to join in the discussion group.

GRIEF SUPPORT: A grief support group meeting will be held 7:00 p.m. Thursday evening, May 17th 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.

CATHOLIC RADIO: You’re invited to listen to the Good News 7 days a week.  RED-C  Catholic Radio is on the air in Central Texas at 98.3 FM with a variety of programs for your faith to grow.  Thanks for listening.

EASTER LILIES and kolanchoes are available in the back of church for anyone who wishes to take them. 

FREE BABY GRAND PIANO available to anyone who wants it. Please contact Jeff or Yvonne Reddell at 749-6222 or 749-6081.

 IS IT I LORD?  IS GOD CALLING ME?  Join other Catholics who want to know, Friday through Sunday,

  June 8- 10, at the 2018 Vocation Awareness Weekend.  It’s a weekend event for single Catholic men and

women, ages 18 to 40, to learn about life as a Priest, Brother, Sister, or Consecrated Lay Woman.  This event

will be held at the University of Dallas, Irving, (a Catholic University).  There is no charge to participants.  For

further information, visit or contact Fr. Matthew Tatyrek at the Diocese of Fort Worth,

817-945-9321,  Application deadline is May 29.