Welcome to St. Mary’s Parish

The Oldest Existing 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.


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


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✝ Savannah Mayer
By: Dziewior Family

† Helen Wiora
By: Ken & Mary Jo Engevold

✝ Mary Claire Marshall
By: Linda Nate
✝ Isaac Crowley
By: Jim & Rochelle Crowley

✝ Don Rogge
By: Pat Rogge

✝ Parishioner Mass

✝ Jeri Smith

Upcoming Events

Ladies Sodality Banquet
June 18th
5:30 p.m.

Sacred Worship Committee Meeting
June 27th
6:30 p.m.

Ladies Sodality Meeting
July 11th
1:00 p.m.

Red Cross Blood Drive
Lyndon Station Fire Station
July 16th 2-4 p.m.

General Cleaning of St. Mary’s Church
June 29th
9 a.m.

Parish Festival
September 1st

Pro-life Prayer Witness
June 9th, 2:00-4:30 pm
Health First in Mauston



Ladies Sodality Banquet

Tuesday, June, 18th beginning with Mass at 5:30 pm and dinner to follow in St. Bridget’s Hall. Menu consists of grilled chicken, tossed salad, potato salad, roll, dessert with coffee, water and wine. If you have a favorite wine, feel free to bring and share! Our Guest Speaker will be Jane Powers – The early life and writings of the poet, Jessica Powers.sign up sheet will be in the back of church or call Linda Lochner at 847-867-4941. Free will donations are always accepted.

Ordination Anniversary Celebration

Father John Potaczek, our former pastor, will be celebrating the 25th Anniversary of his priestly ordination this year.Parish of St. Peter in Stevens Point, invites you to attend the Mass of Celebration, followed by a reception and luncheon.This will be held on July 21, 2024 at 3:00pm at St. Peter Church, 800 Fourth Avenue, Stevens Point. Please RSVP so that we know how many to prepare for.
RSVP by calling 715-344-6115 or email:@ pacellicatholicschools.com

St. Mary’s Prayer List

Vinnie Bellock, Braun Family, Joan Burch, Rick Bornemeier, Chris DeLange, Fran Dethloff, Fr. Clayton Elmhorst, Jim & Adela Hagen, Chuck Huber, Roseanne Kenneth, Noah, Lizzie Mitchell, Pat Mitchell, Tony Oldigs, Karen Patton, Charlotte Rybicki, Marie Senzig, Preston Shields, MV, those who are sick, unemployed, in need, and all families who are suffering in any way; from illness, cancer, uncertainty, & anxieties; Families and Friends, please… PRAY THE ROSARY!

Volunteers Needed!

We are looking for an additional person to assist with weekly duties and decorating of the church. The duties will include: Replacing and cleaning candles, refilling Holy Water, changing altar and tabernacle cloths, assisting with changing banners and floral arrangements. If interested or for more details please contact Sheri Guyse 608-547-2255

Donations for the Basket Raffle

at the Parish Festival Needed – We will again be doing the basket raffle at the Parish Festival on September 1st, so we are looking for donations (please only new items).could have a theme- be creative!All donations are welcome!

Dare to Follow

Dare to Follow is for young men grades 6-10 that are interested in hearing where God is calling them. Join us for activities, discernment, and time with Bishop Battersby and priests from our area. Cost: $30 (includes meals and rooms)–this will be covered by St. Mary Parish. July 9-11 at Mater Redemptoris house in La Crosse, WI. Contact Renee with questions: ROrth@diolc.org. Go to www.brand.page/daretofollow to register by June 20th.

Red Cross Blood

Mark your calendars- the next Red Cross blood drives will be held on Tuesdays – July 16th, October 15th of 2024 and January 14, 2025 all from 12-4pm at the Lyndon Station Firehouse.

Summer Office Hours

For the months of June and July, the secretary office hours will be Mondays from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm and Wednesdays from 9:00 am – 3:30 pm. Fr. Cryton’s office hours will remain the same: Tuesday – Friday 9:30 am – 4:00 pm.


Tuesday 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 6:00 p.m.


Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.


12:35 p.m.
Saturday 6:35 p.m.
Sunday 8:35 a.m.

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