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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✝ Isaac Glavin
By: Gabrielle Glavin

† Souls in Purgatory
By: Angela Dziewior

✝ Mary McNamee Lyons

✝ Roseann Pecore
By: Dennis Pecore

✝ Rylee Crowley
By: Jim & Rochelle Crowley

✝ Joseph Szwab
By: Stella Szwab

✝ Parishinor Mass

Upcoming Events

Pastoral Council Meeting
February 22nd
6:30 pm

K of C Pancake Breakfast
& Naming of the Basement

March 10th

Finance Council Meeting
March 12th
6:30 pm

Ladies Sodality Meeting
March 14th
1:00 p.m.

Sacred Worship Committee Meeting
March 18th
6:30 p.m.



St. Mary’s Prayer List

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

Additional Confession times at St. Mary’s during Lent

Wednesday-Fridays 8:00 am – 8:20 am during exposition of the blessed Sacrament before morning Mass Tuesdays @ 5:00 pm & Saturdays @ 6:00 pm will remain the same during Lent @ St. Mary’s. For the sick and homebound: If you would like to receive communion and/or wish for confession, please call the parish office @ 608-666-2421.

Learn and Make Your Voice Heard:

Policy Positions of the U.S. and WI Catholic Conferences. Visit votervoice.net/USCCB/home and wisconsincatholic.org/advocacy/ to read about, and to make your voice heard on key issues like human trafficking, palliative care, protecting children from online exploitation, and caring for families facing food insecurity.

Stations of the Cross

Join us every Friday of Lent after the 8:30 am Mass for Stations of the Cross led by Fr. Cryton.

Healing Mass & Service at Sacred Heart Church, Cashton, WI

Are you suffering from physical, spiritual, or psychological distress? God’s will is for you to be whole! A Healing Service will be held on March 4th at Sacred Heart Church in Cashton, WI. The evening begins at 4:30pm with Adoration, devotions and confessions. Holy Mass at 5:30pm, followed by prayers for healing using exorcised and blessed salt, oil, water, with intercessory prayers by our clergy and lay prayer teams.

Parents: Lenten Series in your own home

Jesus and the Eucharist Series! One night a week, after you put your children to bed, you are invited to watch the Jesus and the Eucharist Series. The seven sessions are outstanding in beauty and presentation with inspiring testimonies that draw participants to a deeper faith in the Real Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist. Each video and handout for the series is available at: diolc.org/eucharist/lead

The Jubilee Book Committee needs your help!

We are still in need of photos and documents for our book.
Photos and Documents from the past to the present needed for the following chapters of the book: Historical Documents of St. Mary’s, The Priests of St, Mary’s Parish, St Mary’s Altar Society, St, Mary’s Dnners & Festivals, St. Mary’s Catholic School, the Cemetery of St. Mary’s Parish, Weddings of St. Mary’s Parish, Baptisms  of St. Mary’s Parish, 1dt Communions of St. Mary’s Parish,Our Beautiful St. Mary’s Parish. (Old – Present Photos of St. Mary’s, Improvement Projects Photos), S7. Mary’s Survives Covid. We ask that all photos were taken within the church or outside the church, at the school, at the cemetery…Scans of your photos and documents can be sent directly to tmarysjubilee2024@gmail.com Or arrangements can be made to scan your photos, by dropping them off at the parish office during business, Or by calling Vicki McGowan 608/547-2426. All Photos Must Be Submitted BEFORE MARCH 30th We thank you for your help! We certainly do not want you and your family left out of our book. Sincerely, St. Mary’s Jubilee Book Committee

St Paul’s Catholic Church Fish Fry

408 W. River St., New Lisbon 53950. Fridays: March 8, 15 & 22. Tickets: Adults $13.00 6-12 years $6.00. Serving 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Menu: Rolls & Butter, Your Choice of Homemade Dessert. Your Choice of Beverage, Baked or Fried Cod Fish, Baked or Fried Potato, Fresh Coleslaw.

Electronic Bulletin

Do you sometimes forget to grab a bulletin after Mass or don’t want the paper copy sitting around after reading it? Email the parish office at office@stmlys.diolcparish.org to receive the weekly bulletin in your inbox! The bulletin is sent out every Sunday morning. It can also be found on our website: stmaryparishlyndon.com/weekly-bulletin.


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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