St. John's is a mid-size parish community that includes a grammar school and cemetery, along with a full complement of ministries, services, and activities. Take a few moments to look us over and see what we are all about.
Whether you are a parishioner, friend, or visitor, I think you will find something of interest. Know that we strive to be a parish of "ministerial excellence," with a firm commitment to quality Catholic education.
Please feel free to contact us for more information; again, on behalf of the entire staff here at the church and school, welcome! -
St. John the Baptist Church in Alden is seeking a Catechetical leader for its Religious Education Program. Responsibilities include Confirmation preparation and oversight of Faith Formation for Pre- through High School. Diocesan certification recommended; background check and references required. Send letter of inquiry and resume to Rev. James D. Ciupek, St. John the Baptist Church, 2021 Sandridge Rd., Alden, New York 14004, (or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org). Questions – please call the rectory at 716-937-6959.
|Eucharist/Mass, all are welcome...|
|Sat. Evening||4:00 p.m.|
|Sunday||8:00, 9:30 & 11:00 a.m.|
|Holy Days||Vigil Mass - 7:00 p.m.|
|Holy Day||8:30 a.m. & 12:10pm|
First Friday - Eucharistic Adoration (9 a.m. to 7 p.m.)
|We can arrange a special time and place if needed, Simply call the rectory to make arrangements.|
|1st & 3rd Sun||12:15pm|
New parents should be registered & attend a class prior to Baptism.
Adults who wish to be baptized should call the rectory to make arrangements for classes.
A Marriage Preparation class is required and recommended.
|Rectory office hours|
|Mon-Friday||9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.|
|Need a Letter of Recommendation|
|Letters of recommendation are given to those who are registered at least a month in the parish and are baptized and confirmed. Also married parishioners must be married in the Catholic Church.|
|Want to join the Parish?|
|Simply call the Rectory, and we will register you.|
Read the farewell from our Seminarian Venatius here
Do you feel crushed by life’s problems? Do you feel alone? Unsure where to turn? Do you know that there is help out there but do not know where to find it? We want to help. St. John’s parish is expanding our Outreach Ministry. Our mission is to provide support, understanding and linkage to community agencies that can help. Services are confidential and free. Call the Rectory at 716-937-6959.
Each Sat. 3:15-3:45 and by request
Usually 1st and 3rd Sundays at 12:15 p.m. New parents must be registered and attend a class prior to Baptism.
Arrangements should be made at least nine months ahead and only with a priest. A Marriage Preparation Program is required..