Welcome to St. John the Baptist Parish & School in Edgar, Wisconsin.



Mass times for Thanksgiving:
Wednesday, November 27 @ 7:00 PM at Holy Family
Thanksgiving Day, November 28 @ 9:00 AM at St. John the Baptist


St. John the Baptist Parish Office will be closed for Thanksgiving from Wednesday, November 27,
through Friday, November 29, and will reopen on Monday, December 2, 2019.


Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception: December 9, 2019
Since December 8, 2019, is the Second Sunday of Advent, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary is transferred to Monday, December 9, 2019. The obligation to attend Mass, however, does not transfer. The Optional Memorial of Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin, December 9, is omitted this year. (USCCB)


All Saints and All Souls Catholic Customs 2019


The annual SCRIP challenge is about to begin!   Beginning November 4th, for every $25.00 of SCRIP purchased, you will receive a FREE entry into our weekly drawings.  Click on the following link to the flyer to learn more:  SCRIP challenge

SCRIP Challenge Winners:
Week 1: Michelle Murkowski

SCRIP Sales have resumed school-year scheduling and will be sold from 9 AM to 7 PM on Wednesdays at the parish office.  Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays will remain the same as before with SCRIP available at the parish office from 9 AM to 4 PM and at Berg Sales after 4 PM.

Thank you for your patronage!


Current Fundraisers

Seroogy’s – It’s Seroogy’s time! The Seroogy’s fundraiser is back with the following flavors available (as of October 25):

Almond Meltaway  🍫  Chocolate Crisp Meltaway  🍫  Chocolate Meltaway  🍫  Mint Meltaway
Mocha Meltaway  🍫  Pure Milk Chocolate  🍫  Shock Rock Meltaway

Bars at $1.50 each. Boxes at $72.00 each. Boxes are available by a single flavor, as a prepackaged assortment, or can be packaged to your needs. Contact the Parish Office to make special arrangements (715-352-3011).

Stop by the Parish Office, Monday – Friday from 9 am to 4 pm to purchase your Seroogy’s. Seroogy’s will also be sold at:
** Berg Sales (Edgar) during regular business hours
** after weekend Masses at St. John the Baptist (Edgar)
** after weekend Masses at Holy Family (Poniatowski)

Thank you for your support of this fundraiser!


23 of October, Bishop William Callahan’s letter to the faithful regarding Child Sexual Abuse Policy and Procedures of the Diocese of La Crosse

The Revised Green Book: Child Sexual Abuse Policy and Procedures of the Diocese of La Crosse.

Why Do Catholics Baptize Babies

Safe Haven 

TWL-October Newsletter-Having Necessary Conversations About Human Sexuality

TWL-Newsletter-Physical Maturity Boundaries

Relevant Radio and the Memorare Prayer for the safety of all unborn children


Upcoming events at the parish and school and nearby:

Scholastic Book Fair – Fall 2019:
We would like to invite you to our Scholastic Book Fair! See the listing of all available shopping times below:

Scholastic Book Fair Schedule

Saturday, 11/16 After 4:00 Mass
Sunday, 11/17 After 9:00 Mass
Friday, 11/22 Starting at 4:00 and open during Friday Fish Fry
Saturday, 11/23 During the Holiday Extravaganza & after 4:00 Mass
Sunday, 11/24  After 9:00 Mass
Anytime 11/13-11/26 Online: Scholastic Book Fair – St. John School


PCCW Christmas Bazaar: Friday, November 22:
Join us for this popular annual event from 4 pm to 7:30 pm in the church dining hall. The event features            St. John’s Fish & Shrimp Fry, PCCW Raffle, Bake Sale, and the Scholastic Book Fair. Hope to see you there!


St. John the Baptist Holiday Extravaganza
Craft & Vendor Show: Saturday, November 23:
9:00 am to 3:00 pm in the church dining hall. Many vendors and the Scholastic Book Fair!
Register for Door Prize. Enjoy cinnamon rolls, coffee, juice, and hot cocoa available 9 am to Noon.
All proceeds will benefit the 
St. John Home & School Association.


Advent Confession Sunday, December 1, 2019 at these area parishes:
St. Anthony, Athens – 1 PM;
Holy Family, Poniatowski – 4 PM;
St. Mary, Marathon – 7 PM





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