Year of Mercy Pilgrimage Update: There are still five seats available for this pilgrimage to La Crosse on Wed. July 20th with Fr. Martin. Call the parish office at 715-384-9565 if interested in going.
Organ Concert ~ Celebrating 100 years of organ music at St. John the Baptist with Samuel Backman! On June 12th at 4:00pm St. John’s will host an organ concert featuring Samuel Backman. Mr. Backman holds a Bachelor of Music degree from St. Olaf College, a Master of Music degree from Yale University, and is currently a candidate for a Doctorate of Musical Arts at the American Organ Institute. He is active as an organist at the Cathedral of St. Paul, where he is involved in the formation of choristers in the Cathedral Choir School. Samuel also teaches and composes.
We hope many can come and enjoy this afternoon of listening to beautiful music. After the concert, you are invited to a reception held in the church and have a chance to meet this fine musician.
Save the dates: Our 4th Annual Parish Pull is scheduled for Friday, July 8th. Our 5th annual church picnic is scheduled for Sunday, August 14th. It’s not too early to mark your calendar and imagine all the fun we’ll have together this summer
Attention Engaged Couples: Registration is now open for the Married Love: Two Becoming One classes in Marshfield starting this fall. The dates for 2016-2017 are: August 20th, November 5th, February 18th, and April 8th. Couples should first contact their priest and then plan to attend a class at least six months before their wedding. Register early because classes fill quickly. To register, contact Alanna Hart at firstname.lastname@example.org or 715-650-7310.
Please consider signing up for one hour a week to adore our Lord. Openings are Fri. from 8-9am, Sat. 7-8pm and Sun. 1-2pm at Pope St. John Paul II Chapel. Why Adore: "It is a privilege that I cannot pass up that I could spend personal time with the God of the Universe face to face. Jesus is with us in spirit anytime, anyplace. Here He is with us in full comprehension." Call Jean at 715-387-0571 or Dale at 715-383-2262 for your holy hour or more information.