Contact Information:

SFX & SJB share a parish office located at:


1708 E. 10th Street

Merrill, WI 54452


Telephone:  (715) 536-2803


Fax:  (715) 536-7536

Office Hours:

Monday:  12:30PM - 4:00PM

Tuesday - Thursday:  8:00AM - 4:00PM

Friday:  8:00AM - 3:00PM

St. Francis Xavier

Weekend Liturgy

 Saturday 4:00 PM

 Sunday 7:45 AM

 Sunday 9:30 AM

Weekday Liturgy

 Monday 5:00 PM
(Good Samaritan Hospital -

last Monday of the month)

 Tuesday 5:00 PM

 Wednesday 9:00 AM

 Thursday (Pine Crest Nursing Home) 10:30 AM

 Friday 8:00 AM


Reconciliation Times

Tuesday 4:30 PM

Wednesday 8:15 AM

Saturday 9:00 AM & 3:00 PM

(and by appointment) 


The Little Flower Eucharistic

Adoration Chapel is available

Monday  5:00 AM to 11:00 PM

Tuesday and Thursday 5 AM - 12 AM

Wednesday 5 AM- 11 PM

Friday 5:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Saturday 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Sunday 5:00AM to 7:45AM and

6:00PM to 10:00PM

Thanksgiving Day Mass Times

Nov. 28, 2019 at 8:00 AM at

St. John The Baptist

Nov. 28, 2019  10:00 AM at

Pine Crest Nursing Home

St. John the Baptist

St. John the Baptist Parish is a rural Catholic community of caring, loving people trying to live the way Jesus taught us.

Mass Times

Our Missions

St. John the Baptist

Weekend Liturgy

  Sunday 11:30 AM

Weekday Liturgy

 Thursday 9:00 AM


Reconciliation Times

First Sunday of the Month 12:30 PM

 (and by appointment) 



St. Francis Xaiver

St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church has been a beacon of faith, hope and love, living the gospel of Jesus since 1885 in Merrill, WI. Through the empowerment of the Holy Spirit, the mission of our multi-generational parish is to grow and learn in the traditions of the Catholic Church through sacraments, liturgy, youth ministry, our Catholic school, and Eucharistic Adoration.


           Chris Stefanick

            November 12

     Update 10/15/19


A seven-week experience that invites guests to hear the Good News and personally encounter Jesus Christ. Begins November 4th at 6pm. Retreat day is December 7th at SFX from 8am to 2pm with Mass at 4pm.

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