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 25, 2016
TWENTY-SIXTH 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 25, 2016
TWENTY-SIXTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
SATURDAY SEPT 24: 6:00 pm: + Evelyn Gerik by Doris Nesrsta
SUNDAY SEPT 25: 8:00 am: Ella Pustejovsky by Godparents Doug & Missie Pustejovsky
MONDAY SEPT 26: 6:00 pm: +Charlie Pavlas by Joe & Eugenia Sinkule
WEDNESDAY SEPT 28: 6:00 pm: +Charlie Pavlas by Joe & Eugenia Sinkule
SATURDAY OCT 1: 6:00 pm: Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary
SUNDAY OCT 2: 8:00 am: +Charlie Pavlas by Martha Beseda
CEMETERY LIGHTS: Dennis Gerik by Linda Gerik
CROSS LIGHTS: Henry, Christine, & Bill Beseda by Charles & DJ Beseda
SANCTUARY LIGHTS: Rosalie Kolar by Janice Boyse
SATURDAY- OCTOBER 1
ALTAR SERVERS: Kolby Padgett, Liz Vallon
LECTORS: Terry Timmons
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Albert Srubar, John Gerik, Andy Pustejovsky
USHER: Brad Padgett
SUNDAY – OCTOBER 2
ALTAR SERVERS: Keaton & Paxton Pustejovsky
LECTOR: Doug Pustejovsky
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Roger & Debbie Pustejovsky, Beverly Pustejovsky
USHER: Patrick Hejl
SATURDAY- OCTOBER 8
ALTAR SERVERS: Mariann Pustejovsky, Kolby Padgett
LECTORS: Patrick Timmons
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Mark & Cindy Psencik, Volunteer
USHER: Matthew Padgett
SUNDAY –OCTOBER 9
ALTAR SERVERS: Mallory Ballew, Christopher Pustejovsky
LECTOR: Annette Ballew
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Frank & Jeanette Urbanovsky, Ron Kaska
USHER: Gary Pustejovsky
ANNUAL DIOCESAN APPEAL: Thank you to everyone who has responded generously to the Annual Diocesan appeal. Your gift is making a difference to the people whom we will accompany in our shared journey of faith, hope and charity as one Church united in Christ. For more information about the appeal, visit www.advancementfoundation.org/ada-about.
MISSION APPEAL: This weekend, there will be a second collection to help support Maryknoll Lay Missioners. This is a Catholic Organization inspired by the mission of Jesus to live and work with poor communities in Africa, Asia, and the Americas, by responding to basic needs and helping to create a more just and compassionate world. Maryknoll Lay Missioners sends and supports long-term missioners who work in Health care, Education, Pastoral Work, Justice and Peace and Economic Development. Speaking to us at our Masses will be Cecilia Espinoza who was born in Chile. Since 1985, she, her husband, and their three children, have joined Maryknoll Lay Missioners. They have worked on the pastoral team in the rural southern Diocese of Linares in Chile. Cecilia currently works in New York at the headquarters. Your kind welcome and generous support is most appreciated.
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.
CHOIR PRACTICE: There will be Choir practice after Mass on Monday, September 26th. Anyone is welcome to attend.
RCIA: RCIA Class will take place on Sunday evening, September 18th, in the first classroom on the right, in the parish hall, from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. The topics include: Why Did God Make Us?, The Holy Trinity: One God, Three Divine Persons, Faith as Our Response to God, Prayer. All people are invited to learn more about the Catholic faith.
ADULT FORMATION: Come join the Adult Formation class on Wednesday, September 21th from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall. The topics include: What is the Bible? God is the Author of Scripture, The Bible Tells One Story of Salvation, the Canon of Scripture and Its Development, Interpreting the Bible. All are invited to come to any or all of the sessions.
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.
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.
PLANNING AHEAD: Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers and Jesse Romero will be giving a presentation on Mary in Buda (near Austin) on December 2nd – 3rd. 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.
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.
MINISTER SCHEDULES: New minister schedules for Altar Servers, Lectors, Eucharistic Ministers, and Ushers are ready to be picked up. With the upcoming training and the possibility of adding new individuals, the schedule is for the month of October only. New schedules will be available in the future. In an effort to save postage, please get yours from the back table.