Welcome!
Welcome to the website of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception (Portage) and St. Mary Help of Christians (Briggsville).  As we continue to grow, we welcome new members to explore our many ministries and learn more about each parish. If you are a current member we hope you will find ways to strengthen your faith through worship, Faith Formation opportunities, and parish events.  We encourage you to use this site as an extension of the parish office, providing another way for us to stay connected with one another.

St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception and St. Mary Help of Christians are Catholic parishes within the Diocese of Madison. St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception is located in Portage Wisconsin and St. Mary Help of Christians is located in Briggsville, Wisconsin. Father Gary Krahenbuhl is the pastor of both of these parishes.

 

Staff

Office Hours

St. Mary, Briggsville Parish Office
Phone- 608-981-2282

St. Mary, Portage Parish Center
Phone- 608-742-6998
Monday, 8:00 am-4:00 pm
Tuesday, 8:00 am- 4:00 pm
Wednesday, 8:00 am-4:00 pm
Thursday, 8:00 am-4:00 pm
Friday, 8:00 am-4:00 pm

Mass Times

St. Mary, Briggsville
Weekend Mass Schedule

Sunday, 8:00 am
Weekday Mass Schedule
Wednesday, 8:15 am

St. Mary, Portage
Weekend Mass Schedule
Saturday, 4:00 pm
Sunday, 9:30 & 11:00 am
Weekday Mass Schedule
Tuesday, 5:00 pm
Thursday, 8:15 am
Friday, 7:00 am
(on the first Friday of each Month Mass is held at Divine Savior Hospital in Portage.)

Sign Up for VBS!!

PORTAGE AREA CHURCHES PRESENT PASSPORT TO PERU!
July 31-August 4
8:30-11:30 am
VBS will be held at the United Methodist Church
4 yrs old through 6th grade are welcome!
$15 per child/$40 per family
CLICK IMAGE BELOW TO PRINT OFF REGISTRATION FORM!


St. Mary School Golf Outing

DON'T MISS THE ANNUAL GOLF OUTING AT THE PORTAGE COUNTRY CLUB! 
1:00 pm-Shotgun Start
$75/ Golf, Cart, Dinner & Prizes
$25/Dinner Only
Opportunities for Hole Sponsorship!

St. Mary, Portage & St. Mary, Briggsville Calendar of Events

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St. Mary Portage Online Donations

If you would like to set up a one time or recurring donation with your credit card please click on the image below.

Homilies

Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time

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The Body and Blood of Christ

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Pentecost Sunday

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Fall Alpha Course

We had such a positive response to the Alpha Course currently taking place at St. Mary, Portage we will offer it again in the fall. If you are interested in participating in the fall course please submit your name below. When more details are available and the dates are set we will contact you to see if you are still interested before we post the online sign-up

 
 

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Catholic Herald

Deepen your faith with the Catholic Herald.  Each week the catholic Herald gives its readers a Catholic perspective on national and international news with articles from Catholic News Service.  The Catholic Herald also keeps readers up to date locally with coverage of events happening around the Diocese of Madison. 

Catholic Herald Subscriptions
The Diocese of Madison Catholic Herald is pleased to announce their e-Edition.  No waiting, no recycling and no going to the mailbox.  The e-Edition can be read on your computer, tablet or smart phone.  The cost of the e-edition is $22.00.

You can also get both the e-Edition and the paper copy for $22.00.  Please download the order form by clicking on the link below. Once it is filled out please return it along with your payment to the Parish Center (Portage) or the Parish Office (Briggsville).

Catholic Herald Order Form

Publications


  • Sun, Jun 25th
Older Publications »

The Parish Newsletter

 

SCRIP Quick Links

Below you find some of the easy links to shopping with SCRIP.  If you need more information please visit the SCRIP page!

SCRIP AGREEMENT FORM
FAMILY USER GUIDE
OFFICE INVENTORY ORDER FORM
SHOPWITHSCRIP.COM
BROWSE THE FULL SCRIP RETAILER LIST

View Our St. Mary, Portage "Foundations for Our Future" Video

Foundations for Our Future- Capital Campaign Information

 Please click on the image below for information about our Capital Campaign.

Locate Us- St. Mary, Portage

Address

St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception
307 W. Cook St.
309 W. Cook St. (mailing address)
Portage, WI 53901

St. Mary Help of Christians
N565 County Rd. A
PO Box 127 (mailing address)
Briggsville, WI 53920

Locate Us- St. Mary, Briggsville