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:
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 for your patronage!
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.
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 email@example.com. 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/