601 W. Houston St.

Abbott, TX  76621
(254) 582-3092

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Office Hours: M & Th-8am to 12pm; T & W-1pm to 5pm  

OCTOBER 2, 2016



Parochial Administrator-Fr. Joseph Keating    

Business Manager/Secretary-Agnes Timmons

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.

Saturday 5:00 – 5:45 p.m.
Sunday 7:00 – 7:45 a.m.

OCTOBER 2, 2016


SATURDAY      OCT   1:   6:00 pm:     Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary

SUNDAY            OCT  2:   8:00 am:   +Charlie Pavlas by Martha Beseda

MONDAY          OCT   3:   6:00 pm:  +Charlie Pavlas by Martha Beseda

WEDNESDAY  OCT   5:   6:00 pm:   +Charlie Pavlas by Anna Louise Kaska

SATURDAY      OCT   8:   6:00 pm:   +Charlie Pavlas by Lawrence & Louise Girard

SUNDAY            OCT   9:   8:00 am:      Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary

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

CROSS LIGHTS: Henry & Willie Mae Pustejovsky by Mike Bezdek Family

SANCTUARY LIGHTS: Jim Landrum by Ronnie Marak Family


ALTAR SERVERS: Mariann Pustejovsky, Kolby Padgett

LECTORS: Patrick Timmons

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Mark & Cindy Psencik, Volunteer

USHER: Matthew Padgett


ALTAR SERVERS: Mallory Ballew, Christopher Pustejovsky

LECTOR: Annette Ballew

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Frank & Jeanette Urbanovsky, Ron Kaska

USHER: Gary Pustejovsky



LECTORS: John Gerik         

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Terry & Agnes Timmons, Patrick Timmons

USHER: Kevin Beene


ALTAR SERVERS: Allison & Clayton Wolf

LECTOR: Gary Pustejovsky

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Joycie Pustejovsky, John Blaha, Charles Beseda

USHER: Charles Beseda

MISSION APPEAL: Thank you for your generous support of the Maryknoll Lay Missioners. Your financial contributions will help the volunteers make a difference in the lives of our brothers and sisters throughout the world.

COUNCIL MEETINGS: The Finance Council will meet on Monday, October 3rd, at 6:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall.  The Pastoral Council will meet immediately after, at 7:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall.

RCIA: Class will take place on Sunday evening, October 2nd, in the first classroom on the right, in the parish hall, from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.  The topics include: Divine Revelation: How does God Reveal Himself?, Jesus is the Fullness of God’s Revelation, The Transmission of Divine Revelation, Sacred Scripture & Sacred Tradition, Apostolic Succession and the Teaching Authority of the Church. All people are invited to learn more about the Catholic faith.

ADULT FORMATION: Come join the Adult Formation class on Wednesday from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall. The topics include: The Story of the Father’s Loving Plan of Salvation, Creation, The Fall: Original Sin, God’s Gradual Plan of Salvation in the Old Testament, Redemption in Christ, The Church as the Reunited and Redeemed Family of God. All are invited to come to any or all of the sessions.

BAPTISM: Through Baptism, the parish welcomes into its family Christopher Harley Johnson, the son of William and Kim Johnson. Christopher was baptized on Saturday, September 24th.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST: There will be a Pancake Breakfast next Sunday, October 9th after Mass in the Parish Hall.   Free will donations will go to Care Net Pregnancy Center.  All are invited to enjoy breakfast and support a worthy cause.

ROSARY: Please join us in saying the rosary before Saturday Mass at 5:35 p.m. and Sunday Mass beginning at 7:35 a.m.

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

MEMORIAL MASS: The Bishop’s Annual Memorial Mass for Children Who Died Before Baptism will be celebrated by Bishop Olson at St. Patrick Cathedral on Saturday, October 8th at 10:00 a.m. Mass will be followed by a reception and light lunch in the Parish Hall. The intention of this Mass is to help the healing process for parents who have lost children before Baptism, through miscarriage, still birth, or abortion.  This Mass is a beautiful Liturgy and we encourage everyone to attend, to pray for the babies and support their grieving parents. Reservations are requested but not required. Please see the flyer on the bulletin board for more information.

LECTOR & EXTRAORDINARY MINISTER TRAINING: Father Joe will be conducting a training session for all current Lectors and Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist, as well as anyone who wishes to become a lector or minister, on Saturday, October 1st from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

ALTAR SERVER TRAINING: Father Joe will be conducting a training session for all current Altar Servers, as well as anyone who wishes to become an altar server on Sunday, October 9th from 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

GARAGE SALE: there are a few items for sale in the rectory:
Riding Lawnmower — $500.00
Gas range— $50
Kitchen tables and 2 chairs — free

Set of speakers:  two wooden cases each containing a 16” and a 12” speaker —$50/set OBO.

If you are interested in any of these items, please contact the rectory during office hours.