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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St. John the Baptist Parish is seeking a full-time custodian for the parish. For complete details and contact information, click this link: Custodian Position

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)


Christmas Mass Times:
(Holy Day of Obligation)
Tuesday, December 24:
4:00 pm and 6:00 pm at St. John the Baptist Parish
8:00 pm at Holy Family Parish

Wednesday, December 25:
9:00 am at St. John the Baptist Parish
10:30 am at Holy Family Parish

Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God:
(Holy Day of Obligation)

Tuesday, December 31:
4:00 pm at St. John the  Baptist Parish
7:00 pm at Holy Family Parish

Wednesday, January 1: 

9:00 am at St. John the Baptist Parish

Parish Office Hours:
The Parish will be closed December 24-26 for Christmas and January 1st for New Year’s.
Parish office hours are from 9 am – 4pm Monday-Friday.   December 31 from 9 am – 12:00 noon.

Berg Sales Office Hours:
Berg Sales will be closed December 24-26 for Christmas and January 1st for New Year’s.
Scrip:  Scrip will be sold out of the parish office when open from 9 am – 4 pm ( December 31 from 9 am – 12:00 noon)
           Scrip will be sold out of Berg Sales from 4 pm – 6 pm, except for December 24-26, December 31, and January 1.

All Saints and All Souls Catholic Customs 2019



Congratulations, SCRIP Challenge Winners!:
Week 1: Michelle Murkowski
Week 2: Dawn Syring
Week 3: Jeanette Hall
Week 4: Frank Wirkus
Grand Prize Winner: Amy Jacobs

Welcome to our newest vendor, Edgar Family Restaurant, located just off of HWY 29 at the Edgar exit.  We will carry $10 and $25 gift certificates.  Special orders available upon request.

Thank you to all SCRIP customers! Your patronage makes this program a success! 


Current Fundraisers

Seroogy’s – The following flavors are still available (as of November 22):

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

Starting the 1st Sunday of Advent (November 30 / December 1) through Christmas, we will have our Seroogy’s Advent Special – 4 bars for $5.00.

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!


Coffee Fundraiser – The School has once again partnered with Redwood Street Roasters (based in Edgar, WI) for another coffee fundraiser. Eight (8) different flavors are available as either a whole bean or ground coffee.

  • Orders are due by Friday, December 6 and MUST be prepaid.
  • Coffee will be roasted on Monday, December 9.
  • Volunteers will help sort the orders.
  • Orders will be distributed to students on Friday, December 13.

St. John the Baptist School Families – use this order form ==> School Order Form

Non-School Families – use this order form ==> Parish Order Form


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:

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/



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