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

 Cell: (254) 707-0624

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SEPTEMBER 28, 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 28, 2014


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

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

MONDAY          SEPT 29:    6:00 pm:    +Charlie Pavlas by Dorothy Hajek

WEDNESDAY  OCT    1:    6:00 pm:     +Martha Hejl by Doris Nesrsta

SATURDAY      OCT    4:    6:00 pm:     +Parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary

SUNDAY            OCT    5:    8:00 am:     +Henry, Christine, & Bill Beseda by Charles & DJ Beseda


  CEMETERY LIGHTS:  Jim & Clara Nors by Robert & Marie Nors

  CROSS LIGHTS: John & Christine Polansky by Johnnie & Mary Pustejovsky

  SANCTUARY LIGHTS: Jo Ann Carpenter by Junior & Frances Pustejovsky



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: Annette Ballew

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Roger & Debbie Pustejovsky, Joycie Pustejovsky

USHERS: Gary Pustejovsky



ALTAR SERVERS: Natalie Kaska, Liz Vallon

LECTOR: Joyce Lenart

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Terry & Agnes Timmons, Joe Lenart

USHERS: Kevin Beene



ALTAR SERVERS: Allison & Madison Murphy

LECTOR: Pat Blaha

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:  Frank & Jeanette Urbanovsky, Ron Kaska

USHERS: Doug Pustejovsky

SHARING IN MINISTRY: Thank you to everyone who has responded generously to the Sharing in Ministry Bishop’s Annual Appeal.  If you have not yet made your pledge, please prayerfully consider doing so.  It is not too late.  Your gift can make a real difference in the lives of so many who are supported by our diocesan programs and ministries.  Pledge envelopes are available on the back table.  They can be placed in the offertory basket or mailed directly to Sharing in Ministry.

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.

FOR SALE: Immaculate Heart of Mary has a Lanier copier along with replacement black and color toner cartridges. It is being sold as is and was previously used in the Religious Education Program. Please contact Agnes Timmons to make an offer or to find out more information.

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

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.