Welcome to St. Mary’s Parish

The Oldest Parish in the Diocese

St. Mary’s Church is located in Lyndon Station, WI. It is known as the Upper Cathedral of the dells. It was built by hundreds of Irish immigrants in 1899, and dedicated on May 8th 1900. St. Mary’s parish began in 1853 as St. Bridget’s Catholic Church. St. Bridget’s was formed in 1853 and was located at the present day St. Mary’s Cemetery; west of Lyndon Station on Highway J. St. Mary’s is the oldest parish in the Diocese of LaCrosse.

We are located just north of the Wisconsin Dells on Interstate 90/94, exit 79.
In the Lyndon Station area, 153 families currently call St. Mary’s their home parish.
On March 1, 2017 our parish welcomed Father Clayton Elmhorst to St. Mary’s.


Whether you’re visiting Lyndon Station, passing through or planning to move here, we welcome you!

Come Visit us This Weekend


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✝ Benny Ryczek
By: Mark Rudig
† Joseph Cauley
By: Marjorie Senzig
✝ John & Angela Dziewior
By: Andrea Bires
✝ Beverly Walsh
By: Dean Walsh
✝ Shirlee Meister
By: Leo & Jeanette Crowley

Karen Patton

Megan Jones
Owen Jones

Dan McGowan
Jim McGowan
Matt McGowan

Jim & Vicki McGowan

Karen Patton
Raymonda Blank
Mary Crowley

Tracy Tolzmann

✝ Parishioners’ Mass

Christine Kobylski

Chelsea Thompson
Erin Cauley

Jim Cauley
Pat Cauley
Peter Cauley

Jim & Judy Hall

Carol Cauley
Shannon Franek
Deacon Tom

Jade Pusel

✝  Rita Wright
By: Bill & Jackie Zenk

Upcoming Events

Ladies Flower-n-Wine Night
February 20th
6:30 p.m.

Ash Wednesday
February 26th
8:30 a.m. & 7:00 p.m.

Parish Finance Council
March 10th
6:30 p.m.

Annual Ham Dinner
March 15th
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Ladies Sodality Meeting
April 9th
6:30 p.m.

Parish Pastoral Council
April 21st
6:30 p.m.



Advertising Space Available

There are many advertising spaces available with VERY affordable rates. There are forms and information available on the back table. Take it and distribute to a business you think would be interested. Please contact the parish office with any inquiries or questions.

Please keep these families in your prayers

Mildred Blank, Jim & Adela Hagen, Elizabeth Hall, Gloria Kramer, Helen & Andy Kwit, Mary Claire Marshall, Courtney Miller, Lucille Ryczek, Leo Schneider, George Smith, Rosalee Verette

Get your Ham Dinner Raffle tickets!

Please grab your tickets in the back of church. Ladies from the Sodality will be out in the back to collect and/or hand out your tickets. Reminder to use these as a perfect invitation to bring someone to St. Mary’s; reach out to those who have left, or those who are in need. Don’t be tempted to just buy all your tickets and be done with it. Take courage and do a little outreach. When you’ve exhausted all those options, then buy the rest—but at least give it a go and try. Also, Father Clayton is HOSTING a FAMILY BBQ, for whoever sells the most raffle tickets!

Vote in the Judicial Primary Tuesday, February 18

Three candidates are running in the February 18 primary for Wisconsin Supreme Court. You can learn their judicial philosophy at a number of sites, including www.ballotpedia.org.wifamilycouncil.org. For general information on voting, visit.wisconsinvote.org. The courts have a vitally important role in our government. Be sure to exercise your right and responsibility to vote.

Ladies Wine & Flower Night

Please join us Thursday, Feb. 20th @ 6:30 pm to put together flower arrangements for the church for the Lenten season. Wine will be provided! Feel free to bring a snack/appetizer to share.


There are many serving dishes and containers in the church hall from funeral dinners and other events which have not been picked up by their owners. Please go grab them and take them home. If they’re still there by the ham dinner, they will become church property. Thank you!

Holy Hour for Penance and Healing

Bishop Callahan asks that each parish hold a Holy Hour for Penance and Healing on Saturday, February 22nd. It is in response to the clergy sexual abuse and the public release of names, of past clergy with a substantiated allegation of child sexual abuse. Adoration and confessions are from 5:30-6:30pm. Please sign up in the back of church for adoration. “True, Our Lord hears our prayers anywhere, for He has made the promise, ‘Ask, and you shall receive’, but He has revealed to His servants that those who visit Him in the Blessed Sacrament will obtain a more abundant measure of grace.” – St. Alphonsus Ligouri

Celebration in honor of Irish Rose and Irish Man for 2020

Kathleen Crowley Marien – Irish Rose and Dennis Boland – Irish Man for 2020 will be honored at the South Central Shamrock St. Patrick’s Dinner on March 7th. Where: Reedsburg Country Club at 5:30 followed by dinner at 6:30. Cost is $27 for adults and $15 for children under 12. Send reservations by Feb. 20th to: Jolene Crowley, E10870 Terrytown Rd, Baraboo, WI 53913. Checks should be made out to: South Central Shamrock Club of WI.

Floor Project

Thank you for your continued support and donations. Your generosity and gift is greatly appreciated. View New Floor Photos

Diocese of La Crosse Guidelines for reporting instances of child abuse.

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Last Chance Mass

Sundays at 1:00 P.M.

Join Father Clayton for Last Chance Mass on Sundays. Add flexibility to your weekend planning.


Want to Learn how to Pray the Rosary?

Join St. Mary’s Masses on Sunday to pray with Fr. Clayton the most beautiful of devotions – The Rosary of the Blessed Mother. Our lady of the Rosary is the title given to Our Lady whom appeared at Fatima. When she appeared to the three shepherd children they asked who she was. After 6 months of apparitions she revealed herself as ‘Our Lady of the Rosary’ right before the Miracle of the Sun. Come and pray the rosary at St. Mary’s, we have hundreds of instructional flyers and free rosaries for those in need. All are welcome!


Tuesday 5 P.M.
Saturday 6 P.M.


Before Saturday Mass