Mary, Mother of the Church is an active, prayerful, celebrating, Catholic community in La Crosse, Wisconsin. We invite you to visit our parish family. You are welcome here! Our Masses are at 4:00 Saturday, 8:00 and 10:00 Sunday. Come share in our parish prayer.
Lent at MMOC
As we move through the season of Lent, we undertake to pray, fast, give alms, and repent our sins.
Stations of the Cross
Devotions will be held at 4:00 PM every Friday during Lent through March 22. Eucharistic Exposition and individual confessions will take place from 3:00 - 3:50 PM prior to Stations of the Cross.
2024 Spiritual Renewal Days
On March 4 - 6 at 6:00 - 8:00p, MMOC will host “Encountering Jesus in the Love Story of Salvation”. Presenters include Chris Ruff and Ann Lankford with the the Diocese of La Crosse.
Keep in Touch with the myParish App
There's a very convenient way to keep in touch with your faith and your parish family. Please take a moment to install MMOC's app on your phone or tablet. (Visit mmoc.mobi and touch iPhone or Android. The app is free.) You'll enjoy quick access to all these resources:
Eucharistic Pilgrimage and Rally set for June 7, 2024
“The Answer” Eucharistic Rally will be held on June 7, 2024 at the La Crosse Center. This event kicks off the first day that the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage will be in the Diocese of La Crosse. We begin with a procession across the Cameron Street bridge, arriving at the La Crosse Center where the rest of the rally will take place (schedule). The day will include Mass, adoration, confession, powerful speakers such as Chris Stefanick, Immaculee Ilibagize, and Josh Rosa, with music from Luke Spehar. The cost for this event is $15 per person. This rally is for middle and high school youth, young adults, adults, families, etc. Tickets will go on sale December 15.
Chicken Que set for Thursday, May 9
Tickets are available for "the mother of all chicken ques." $12 gets a dinner home-made fresh and tasty by MMOC volunteers, nothing canned or catered:
●half chicken charcoal-grilled to perfection and swathed in a savory sauce
Take Control of Your Giving
MMOC offers Online Giving for your regular parish support and other giving. Donating is simple, safe, and secure and takes less than five minutes.
You will be able to give to any of our collections and view complete financial records at any time. Set up a one-time or recurring donation by following these three easy steps:
Please Let Us Know When Someone is in Hospital
When you or someone you love is in hospital, we would visit you, pray with you, and bring you the sacraments. However, due to regulations, hospitals will not inform us when one of our parish family is in care. Please ask someone to call us at 788-5483, ext. 2. Thank you.
Using the Parish Hall
Would you like to host an event at MMOC? Please check our rental policy (PDF) for details about using our hall and education center for parish and other events. If you would like to hold an event at MMOC, please complete our request form and insurance form (PDF) and send them to the parish office.
Give "Formed" a Try
Formed is an online Catholic library that allows you to watch, listen, and read. Anywhere, anytime.
Diocese of La Crosse Guidelines for Reporting Instances of Child Abuse
The Diocese of La Crosse, through its policies and procedures, seeks to provide a prompt, appropriate and compassionate response to reporters of sexual abuse of a child by any diocesan agent (bishop, priest, deacon, employee, religious, vendor or volunteer). Anyone wishing to make a report of an allegation of sexual abuse should send that report to Ms. Teresa Brown, Complaint Intake Agent, at the Diocese of La Crosse, P.O. Box 4004, La Crosse, WI 54602-4004. Alternatively, you can contact Ms. Brown at 608.791.0179 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The reporting form is available through the Diocese of La Crosse Office of Safe Environment or on the diocesan website at: diolc.org/safeenvironment/reporting. Individuals are also encouraged to take their reports directly to civil authorities. Copies of the diocesan policy are available through your local parish and on the diocesan website. If you have any questions about the Diocese of La Crosse and the implementation of the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People, please contact Teresa Brown, Diocese of La Crosse, at 608.791.2679; or email@example.com.
Fri Feb 23: Eucharistic adoration and individual Confessions 3:00p followed by Stations of the Cross 4:00p.
Mary, Mother of the Church is a Catholic parish family located in La Crosse, Wisconsin.