Browsing From Our Pastor

October 25, 2020

Posted by Jen Switlick

Sunday, October 18, 2020

Posted by Jen Switlick

“Even though we will hear challenges and insults from critics we should still ask ourselves this question:  Is there social justice issue that approximates proportionately the evil of the direct destruction of innocent human life?  The direct destruction of human life through abortion, euthanasia or embryonic stem cell ... Read More »

Sunday, October 11, 2020

Posted by Jen Switlick

Respect Life

Posted by Jen Switlick

A suggestion for RESPECT LIFE month would be to watch a 45 minute program on YouTube that pertains to abortion.  If interested in viewing this, go to the Focus on the Family website and type in the search window "See Life 2020."

October 4, 2020 Bulletin Cover

Posted by Jen Switlick

“During this Respect Life month we will hear critics who because of their misguided concept of the separation of church and state will say that we should not be making political statements.  The respect for all human life is fundamentally a moral principle and should be uppermost in the ... Read More »

October 1, 2020 From Fr. Joe

Posted by Jen Switlick

Earlier today some pastors and other church leaders met with the Lieutenant Governor to discuss the increasing number of COVID-19 cases that are occurring in Wisconsin.  A dramatic increase of cases have been occurring in the past several days here in North Central Wisconsin.  Where there had been ... Read More »

September 19, 2020 - From the Pastor

Posted by Jen Switlick

In some of the Wisconsin Catholic diocese the Bishop has reinstated the obligation to assist at the Sunday Mass.  In the Diocese of La Crosse this is not the case.

Bishop Callahan has decided that it is NOT the right time to reinstate the obligation to participate in the ... Read More »

July 31, 2020 Message from Fr. Joe

Posted by Jen Switlick

Governor Evers has issued an executive order (Emergency Order #1) beginning August 1st requiring a face covering for every individual in Wisconsin, age five and older, if both of the following apply:  The individual is indoors or in an enclosed space, other than a private residence; and Another ... Read More »

June 15, 2020 Message from Fr. Joe

Posted by Jen Switlick

Congratulations to our Marathon High School graduates from Saint Mary’s Parish.  It was announced that among the Valedictorians of Marathon High School the following parish members are included: Kyli Blume, Bailey Karlen, Breanne Karlen and Clark Mouw.   I had mentioned a couple weeks back that Gordy Ruplinger will be ... Read More »

June 5, 2020 Message from Fr. Joe

Posted by Jen Switlick

Congratulations to the seventeen students who have completed their course of studies at St. Mary’s School and who have now graduated.  Congratulations also to their parents and other family members. Alvina Lensmire and Ken Ahrens, two of our fine parish members, have died.  May the promise of eternal life ... Read More »