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



Mass Times

Week Days: 8:15 am
Saturday: 4:00 pm
Sunday: 9:00 am

Confession Times
Saturday: 3-3:30pm
Sunday: 8:30am-8:50am
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CCD Classes for tonight, Wednesday, January 22, 2020 will be optional due to the weather.
The Holy Hour for Life will take place as scheduled from 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm.

Protect and Heal Diocese of La Crosse

Protect and Heal Diocese of La Crosse



Area Masses for Ash Wednesday, February 26, 2020
St. John the Baptist, Edgar – 8:15 AM and 7:00 PM
St. Mary, Marathon – 8:00 AM and 6:30 PM
St. Anthony, Athens – 8:15 AM
St. Thomas, Milan – 6:30 PM
St. Patrick, Halder – 6:00 PM
Sacred Heart (Cassel)- 7:30 PM

Please note: Holy Family Parish, Poniatowski, will have distribution of ashes only, at 7:00 PM; there will be no Mass and no Holy Eucharist.

St. John the Baptist Parish Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2018-2019

All Saints and All Souls Catholic Customs 2019



Current Fundraisers

St. John Parish & School Benefit – Sunday, February 23, 2020, 10 AM to 1 PM
Raffle Tickets are now available for $5.00 each. Top prize is $1,000!
Join us for food, games, and prizes; something for everyone!
View poster here: 2020 Benefit Poster


Seroogy’s – AS OF JANUARY 13, 2020 the following flavors are still available in the following amounts:

🍫   Almond Meltaway – 3 boxes
🍫  Chocolate Crisp Meltaway – 2 boxes
🍫  Mocha Meltaway – 2 boxes
🍫  Chocolate Meltaway – 4 boxes  

BARS ARE NOW $1.00 EACH!! –> get them before they’re gone!

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.

January Newsletter TWL-Set a Firm Foundation in 2020

Why Do Catholics Baptize Babies

Safe Haven 

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


Upcoming events at the parish and school and nearby:

Pre-Kindergarten Open House

St. John the Baptist School invites you to our Pre-Kindergarten Open House the evening of Monday, January 20, 2020 at 6 pm in our Pre-Kindergarten / Kindergarten classroom.  Staff will be on hand to answer questions. Information folders will be available for parents.

If your child(ren) will be four years old by September 1, 2020 you can register for the 2020-2021 school year during your visit.

If you have questions, please call the School Office at 715-352-3000.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Link to event on our Facebook page     Pre-K Open House Flyer


Wednesday, January 22, 2020
A Holy Hour for Life will be held at St. John the Baptist beginning at 6:30 PM.  Please join us for Eucharistic Adoration & Benediction to pray for the protection of human life in all stages.


March For Life in Washington, D.C. – January 22-26, 2020

Please pray for the chaperones and youth who will be attending this uplifting and inspirational event this year:

Mark Hackel
Mary Haigh
Marshall Jacobs
Melissa Lemmer
Sara Lemmer

Abigail Allmann
Catherine Bergs
Devanne Berry
Teresa Hackel
Jaylee Skrzypchak
Kaitlyn Streveler
Alyssa Hall
Danielle Schreiner
Ethan Lemmer
Brady Lemmer
Taylor Lemmer
Carson Lemmer
Stetson Lemmer
Austin Jacobs
William Hackel


GIVEN: Unveiling the Mystery of Marriage Retreat (view poster):
Marriage enrichment retreat for all couples. Practical. Christ-centered. Sacramental.
This half-day retreat will be offered at Mary, Mother of the Church, La Crosse, on January 18, 2020, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM, and at St. Therese Church, Rothschild, on February 8, 2020, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM.
Cost: $25 for engaged couples; $40 for dating & married couples.
For more information, contact Dan Kitzhaber at the Diocesan Office for Marriage & Family Life at dkitzhaber@diolc.org. Click here to register.

Men’s Renewal Retreat
What does it mean to “be a man of the cross”? Find out by joining us for a one-day retreat focusing on practical ways to daily live out the Gospel call to be a disciple of Jesus Christ. We’ll receive great insights from Deacon Ralph Poyo, who was a favorite speaker from the fall Men of the Cross Conference, to embrace our crosses and learn of ways to become the man, father, husband, son that God intended.


When: February 15, 9am– 3pm

Where: St. John the Baptist Parish, 201 W Blodgett St, Marshfield, WI

Cost: $25/person (Includes morning snack and lunch) – $30 at the door

For more information and to register, go to: http://menofthecross.org/



Experience POLAND or visit the SHRINES OF FRANCE in 2020. For more information on these upcoming Pilgrimage tours please contact Erika Piotrowski at (231)720-8378 or email at erikap.euro@hotmail.com.
View flyer here: Double Ad for Poland & France 2020

Brochure for Poland Pilgrimage: 2020 Poland Pilgrimage

Brochure for Shrines of France: Shrines of France Tour




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