601 W. Houston St.
Abbott, TX  76621
(254) 582-3092   

 Cell: (254) 707-0624

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SEPTEMBER 21, 2014




Parochial Administrator-Fr.Ouseph I Thekkumthala (Cell) 707-0624

Business Manager/Secretary-Agnes Timmons 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 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 – 6:30 p.m.

Saturday – 7:00 p.m.


SEPTEMBER 21, 2014



SATURDAY      SEPT 20:    6:00 pm:    +Irene Gerik by Linda Gerik

SUNDAY            SEPT 21:    8:00 am:      Ella Pustejovsky by Godparents, Doug & Missie


MONDAY          SEPT 22:    6:00 pm:    +Henry Pustejovsky by Moon & Martinez Families

WEDNESDAY  SEPT 24:    6:00 pm:    +Jim & Clara Nors by Robert & Marie Nors

SATURDAY      SEPT 27:    6:00 pm:    +Tim Gerik by Martha Gerik

SUNDAY           SEPT  28:    8:00 am:      Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary


  CEMETERY LIGHTS:  John & Annie Pustejovksy by Johnnie & Mary Pustejovsky

  CROSS LIGHTS: Frank & Mary Polansky by Johnnie & Mary Pustejovsky

  SANCTUARY LIGHTS: Sister Margaret by Junior & Frances Pustejovsky 



ALTAR SERVERS: Lauren & Kyle Gerik

LECTOR: John Gerik

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Andy Pustejovsky, John Jimenez, John Gerik

USHERS: Kevin Beene



ALTAR SERVERS: Allison & Madison Murphy

LECTOR: Beverly Pustejovsky

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:  Beverly Pustejovksy, John Blaha, Charles Beseda

USHERS: Charles Beseda



ALTAR SERVERS: Matthew & Kolby Padgett

LECTOR:  Terry Timmons

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Mark & Cindy Psencik, Albert Srubar

USHERS: John Gerik



ALTAR SERVERS: Mallory Ballew, Payton Pustejovsky

LECTOR: Pat Blaha

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Roger & Debbie Pustejovsky, Joycie Pustejovsky

USHERS: Gary Pustejovsky


SHARING IN MINISTRY: By making a gift to the Sharing in Ministry Bishop’s Annual Appeal, we all share in the work of our diocese and the mission of the church.  Please consider making your pledge on this Commitment Weekend for the appeal.  Thank you to all who have already pledged, moving us closer to our goal as a parish community.

SPECIAL COLLECTION:  Thank you for your generous support of our second collection last weekend which was for the Middle East. Your generosity is greatly appreciated.

MINISTER SCHEDULES: New minister schedules for Altar Servers, Lectors, and Eucharistic Ministers are ready to be picked up.  In an effort to save postage, please get yours from the back table.

CHOIR PRACTICE: There will be Choir practice after Mass on Monday, September 22nd.

KJZT JUNIORS: The next meeting of the KJZT juniors will be Sunday, September 21 at 10 am in the Parish Hall.  Please wear a camp T shirt if you have one.  Don’t forget your supplies for our September project.

WORLD YOUTH DAY—The annual World Youth Day at Six Flags will be held on Sunday, October 19, 2014.  IHM parishioners in grades 9-12 are invited to attend.  As in years past, we will spend the day at the park, attend 5PM Mass (at the park), and then return home after Mass.   If you are interested, please add your name to the sign-up sheet on the table by the mother’s room by September 28.  For more information, you may call or text Annette Ballew at 254-749-4151.

STIPENDS: Stipends for Cross, Sanctuary, or Cemetery Lights are free will donations that typically range from $2.50 – $3.00.  Enclose your intentions along with your donation in a specially marked envelope and drop it in the collection basket. You can request specific dates for your intention. Free will votive candle donations can be dropped into the coin slot on the candle stand.

PARISH BAZAAR: The Church of the Nativity of the BVM in Penelope will hold its Annual Bazaar today, Sunday, September 21st. See the flyer on the back bulletin board for more information.

PARISH BAZAAR: St. Martin’s Church in Tours is having their fall festival next Sunday, September 28th.  See the flyer on the back bulletin board for more information.

RACHEL MINISTRIES: Rachel Ministries is offering two confidential weekend retreats for healing after abortion; one in English on October 10-12, and one in Spanish on October 31-November 2.  The retreat will help if you are struggling with grief, guilt and pain after abortion and want to find healing and hope.  Come and experience the mercy, forgiveness and healing love of God in the company of others who understand what you’re going through.  For more information in English, please call our confidential English helpline at 817-923-4757 or email  For more information in Spanish, please call our confidential Spanish helpline at 817-886-4760 or email  Confidentiality is strictly observed.

 PRAYERS FOR THE SICK: Please remember to keep these individuals in your prayers:   Bruce Malaer, Terry Kramolis, Evelyn Soukup, Susan Tomczak, Mark Helona, Mary Ann Pavlas, Stephanie Jarvis, Louise Pappas Woolsey, Eugene Pustejovsky, Doris Nesrsta, Willie Mae Pustejovsky, Johnnie Sinkule,  Leo Rejcek, Joe Helona, Patsy Makovy, Clara Kaska, Lisa Cole,  Jeanette Urbanovsky, Rosilee Bartosh, Felix Picha, Louise Ondrej, Marcella & Michael Kiely, Pat Jimenez, Raymond Zapletal, Donna Nelson, Jane Boley, Matthew Machac, Bonnie Poole, Edward Rejcek, Rudolph Rejcek, Lillian Sodek, Jane Vallejo, Max Vallejo, Linda Pustejovsky, Domingo Balderas, Edward Muehlstein, Fr. Jerry Ryan, O.S.A., Judy Steele,  Harry Gene Nors, Tommy Pustejovsky, Francy Stacha, Jimmy Tolbert, Jeff Bernsen, Margie Wolf, Alexis Enriquez, Baylee Owen, Rocky Steele, Beth Pezanosky, Diana Austin, Monsignor Frank Miller, Deacon John Lauhoff, George Kaska, Jr., Tony Keller, Cindy Bruce Zatopek, Bernice Beene, Bobby Tlustos, Cathy Sulak,  Della Allen, Megan Janek, Jeanne Nicholson, Jamie Beauchamp, Wanda Pustejovsky, Janet Krueger, Harvey Janek, Opal Davidson, Armand Jimenez, James Homel, Ginger Kutscherousky, Ann Vanek, Mark Kutscherousky, Deacon John Peca, and Jim Kornegay..