IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY CATHOLIC CHURCH
601 W. Houston St.
Abbott, TX 76621
Parish Website: www.ihomabbott.org
Parish Email: IHOM@airmail.net
Fr. Joe Email: email@example.com
Office Hours: M – Th – 9 am to 1 pm
Saturday Vigil Mass – 6:00 pm
Sunday – 8:00 am
Monday & Wednesday – 6:00 pm
SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION
Saturday 4:30 – 5:15 pm
Sunday 7:30 – 7:45 am
ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT
Saturday 4:30 – 5:30 pm
LITURGY OF THE HOURS
Monday – Friday 7:00 am & 5:45 pm
PARISH STAFF & MINISTRIES
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
THE ASCENSION OF THE LORD
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
SATURDAY – MAY 19
ALTAR SERVERS: Gerik Family
LECTOR: John Gerik
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Agnes Timmons, Patrick Timmons
USHER: Matthew Padgett
GREETER: Agnes Timmons
SUNDAY – MAY 20
ALTAR SERVERS: Allison & Madison Murphy
LECTOR: Joycie Pustejovsky
EUCHARISTIC MINISTER: Ron Kaska, Beverly Pustejovsky
USHER: Gary Pustejovsky
GREETER: Richard Kaska
SATURDAY – MAY 26
ALTAR SERVERS: Mariann Pustejovsky, Ryan Pustejovsky
LECTOR: Joanie Pustejovsky
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Albert Srubar, John Gerik
USHER: John Blaha
GREETER: Traci Pustejovsky
SUNDAY – MAY 27
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 http://www.vapinfo.org or contact Fr. Matthew Tatyrek at the Diocese of Fort Worth,
817-945-9321, firstname.lastname@example.org. Application deadline is May 29.