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Southwest Wisconsin Catholic Parishes: St. Mary's, Bloomington; St. Charles, Cassville; St. Mary's Help of Christians, Glen Haven & St. John's, Patch Grove 

Welcome to our joint parish website!

Our website is easy to use and is compatible with new devices like smart phones and tablets.

Our "Home" page provides a quick overview of what's happening in our Parish without requiring you to "dig" for our most current information.

Our Mass Schedule for the upcoming seven days is now available on every page of our website.

Parish events have been organized into our new Events Calendar.

You will also find information about our Faith in our new Ministries, Education, and Sacraments sections.

Lent: A time to Encounter God in our Lives

            During this Lenten season I want to focus on God’s MERCY.  This year our Sunday Lenten readings (Cycle C) tell us about God’s mercy through the parable of the prodigal son and forgiveness of the woman being stoned because of the sin of adultery. We need God’s mercy because we are dependent on him for all good gifts and his forgiveness when we sin. We receive mercy in the Sacrament of Reconciliation, in the Eucharist, and in many ways in our everyday lives. We are given this penitential time of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving to invite Jesus to change us.      

Lenten Activities:

Individual Reconciliation Times:

Saturday: March 9, 23, April 6- 3:45-4:15 p.m.- St. Mary Church, Bloomington

Saturday: March 16, 30, April 13- 3:45-4:15 p.m.- St. Charles Church, Cassville

Thursday: March 7,14,21,28 April 4, 11- 7:30-7:50 a.m.-St. Mary Church, Bloomington

Monday: March 11,18,25, April 1,8,15- 5:00-6:00 p.m. St. Mary Church, Bloomington

Wednesday, March 27- 5:00-6:00 p.m. - St. Charles Church, Cassville

Monday, April 15- after 8:15 a.m. Mass- St. Charles Church, Cassville

Communal Reconciliation Times:

(with individual confession)

Tuesday, March 19, at 7:30 p.m. -St. Charles Church, Cassville​​

Wednesday, April 3, 7:30 p.m.- St. Mary Church, Bloomington                    

Stations of the Cross and Benediction:

Monday, March 18, at 7:00 p.m. – St. Mary Church, Glen Haven  

Monday, March 25, at 7:00 p.m. – St. Charles Church, Cassville

Monday, April 1, at 7:30 p.m. – St. Mary Church, Bloomington