IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY CATHOLIC CHURCH
601 W. Houston St.
Abbott, TX 76621
Parish Website: www.immaculateheartofmaryabbott.org
Parish Email: IHOM@airmail.net
Office Hours: M & Th-8am to 12pm; T & W-1pm to 5pm
SEPTEMBER 11, 2016
TWENTY-FOURTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
PARISH STAFF & MINISTRIES
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.
SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION
Saturday 5:00 – 5:45 p.m.
Sunday 7:00 – 7:45 a.m.
SEPTEMBER 11, 2016
TWENTY-FOURTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
SATURDAY SEPT 10: 6:00 pm: +Nancy Kasberg by Mark & Cindy Psencik
SUNDAY SEPT 11: 8:00 am: Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary
MONDAY SEPT 12: 6:00 pm: +Charlie Pavlas by Lil Pavlas & Family
WEDNESDAY SEPT 14: 6:00 pm: +Clara Kaska by Martha Beseda
SATURDAY SEPT 17: 6:00 pm: +James Nors by John & Molly Gerik
SUNDAY SEPT 18: 8:00 am: Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary
CEMETERY LIGHTS: Charlie & Larry Pavlas by Lil Pavlas & Family
CROSS LIGHTS: Henry, Christine, & Bill Beseda by Charles & DJ Beseda
SANCTUARY LIGHTS: Charlie Machac by Wyatt & Lincoln Holecek
SATURDAY- SEPTEMBER 17
ALTAR SERVERS: Mariann Pustejovsky, Kolby Padgett
LECTORS: Susan Kallus
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Terry & Agnes Timmons, Volunteer
USHER: Matthew Padgett
SUNDAY – SEPTEMBER 18
ALTAR SERVERS: Allison & Madison Murphy
LECTOR: Pat Blaha
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Joycie Pustejovsky, John Blaha, Charles Beseda
USHER: Gary Pustejovsky
SATURDAY- SEPTEMBER 24
ALTAR SERVERS: Lauren & Kyle Gerik
LECTORS: Joanie Pustejovsky
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Mark & Cindy Psencik, Volunteer
USHER: Kevin Beene
SUNDAY –SEPTEMBER 25
ALTAR SERVERS: Payton & Preston Pustejovsky
LECTOR: Beverly Pustejovsky
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Frank & Jeanette Urbanovsky, Ron Kaska
USHER: Phil Pustejovsky
SPECIAL COLLECTION: This weekend, there will be a special collection to help those victims of the recent historic flooding in Louisiana. Please be generous.
ANNUAL DIOCESAN APPEAL: As the Body of Christ we are one with the parishes throughout our diocese. Once a year, through the Annual Diocesan Appeal, we have an opportunity to promote solidarity for the common good among people beyond the scope of any individual parish. Visit www.advancementfoundation.org/ada-about for more information about how your gift will be used.
ELECTION: Pastoral Council elections will be held this weekend. Prayerfully consider the following names to fill 4 places on the council: Kevin Beene, John Blaha, Brad Padgett, Ben Pustejovsky, Kathy (Mrs. Phil) Pustejovsky, Louise Sullins, Patrick Timmons, and Jeanette Urbanovsky.
THANK YOU: Our thanks and appreciation go to our board members who have served our parish over the last three years: Mike Bezdek, Johnny Krenek, and Joyce Lenart.
THANK YOU: Many thanks to the KJZT Juniors who provided cookies and drinks for the CCD registration and parent meeting.
CCD: The first class for CCD will be on Wed., Sept. 14th. Class will be from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Parents are reminded to not bring students before 6:20 p.m. as there will not be anyone available to watch them.
SENIOR SOCIAL: The next Senior Social will be held on Thursday, September 22ndat 6:00 p.m. in the parish hall. Chicken and drinks will be provided. Please bring a side dish to share. All seniors (those who have reached the age of 60) are invited to come join us.
MISSION APPEAL: On the weekend of September 24th and 25th, our parish will have a mission appeal conducted by Cecilia Espinoza, of the Maryknoll Lay Missioners. We will need to provide lodging for her. If anyone can host Ms. Espinoza in your home Saturday evening, please contact Father Joe.
RCIA: Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults Class (RCIA) will begin next Sunday, September 18th, in the parish hall, from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. We will begin this session with introductions and journeys of faith, the importance of prayer, and the RCIA process. If you or someone you know is interested in attending with the purpose of joining the Catholic Church, please contact Father Joe during office hours. The schedule is located on the back table. All people are invited to learn more about the Catholic faith. Please join us.
ADULT FORMATION: Come join us this Wednesday, September 14th as we begin our adult faith formation series, “Symbolon”. This week’s session is titled, “The Journey of Faith”. This session covers Holy Trinity, why God made us, faith as our response to God, and tips for prayer. Our session starts at 6:30 and will end promptly at 7:30. The schedule is located on the back table. There is no cost to attend, We would love to see you there.
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 & 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, Angela Kleb, David Sinkule, Lucy Garza, Hannah Hildebrand, Larry Podsednik, Cooper and Brooklyn Downing, J. T. Vallon, Evelyn Petter, Charles Beseda, Helen Sustala, Dolores Divin, and Alex Lopez.
PLANNING AHEAD: Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers and Jesse Romero will set your hearts on Fire! Mary always leads us to her Son. Experience rock-solid Catholic teaching that will engage your heart, mind, and soul – drawing you closer to Christ through the heart of His Blessed Mother. What better way to anticipate the coming of the Lord into the world this Advent than to unite ourselves with the Woman through whom the “word became flesh?” This fullness of Truth conference will help us discover profound insights into the richness and beauty of Marian doctrine and devotion. Shop for books and religious goods in the magnificent Fullness of Truth gift and book store. Register through the Fullness of Truth website at fullnessoftruth.org. For additional information you can call the office at 877-21TRUTH. More info on the back table.
PENELOPE BAZAAR: The Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary will hold its Annual Bazaar on Sunday, September 18th. BBQ beef tips, sausage and all the trimmings will be served from 11:30 – 5:30. Adults and Plates to Go are $9.50 and children under 12 are $6.00. An Auction starts at 1:00. Other events include Bingo, Surprise Package, Horseshoe Tournament, Country Store, Raffle, and more.
VOCATIONS: The Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth will be hosting a Discernment Weekend for women 18+ and a Come & See day for young women 14-18 the weekend of September 23-25. Please see the flyer on the back bulletin board.
MINISTER SCHEDULES: This is the last weekend to make changes to your contact information for the new minister schedules coming out in October. If you haven’t already done so, please complete the form on the back table and place in the collection basket.
MASS INTENTIONS: We currently have a back log of Mass intentions that need to be said. Any new Mass intentions, with the exception of a newly deceased individual, will be sent to the Chancery Office at the Diocese. An announcement will be placed in the bulletin when we will be able to take new intentions.
CHOIR PRACTICE: There will be Choir practice after Mass on Monday, September 12th. Anyone is welcome to attend. We are always looking for new singers.