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2021 Sandridge Rd. Alden, NY 14004

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Welcome

Welcome! St. John the Baptist family of parishioners is a faith-filled Catholic Christian community which believes in the Lord Jesus Christ, in His Church and its teachings, under the direction of our spiritual leaders. We watch and pray as we follow His call to love, life, fellowship and holiness.

St. John the Baptist

We Share - Direct and Online Donations

Your continued generosity is important to help our parish maintain financial stability and services. Please consider signing up for online donations at https://stjohnalden.weshareonline.org    If you are having difficulty with this link, or you would prefer to set up your donation directly, please email Tom Liebler business.manager@stjohnsalden.org. 

Donations (checks only, please do not send cash through regular mail) may also be mailed or dropped off to the office at 2021 Sandridge Rd, Alden, NY 14004. 

Thank you!

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Daily Readings

Tuesday of the Twelfth Week in Ordinary Time

Reading 1  2 KGS 19:9B-11, 14-21, 31-35A, 36

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Solemnity of the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist

Reading I Is 49:1-6

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Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Reading I Jb 38:1, 8-11

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Publications

 "Let us ask God to help us set out on a path of true conversion. Let us leave behind our selfishness and self-absorption, and turn to Jesus’ Pasch. Let us stand beside our brothers and sisters in need, sharing our spiritual and material goods with them. In this way, by concretely welcoming Christ’s victory over sin and death into our lives, we will also radiate its transforming power to all of creation."                                                                 Pope Francis, October 4, 2018

Busted Halo

Busted Halo Honored With Catholic Media Association Awards

Busted Halo received two awards and four honorable mentions at the Catholic Media Association’s annual Catholic Media Conference, recognizing our expertise in digital content development,…

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How I Found Friends Through Faith: Trusting God to Bring Meaningful Connections

After college, there was a period in my life when I dreaded the weekends.   I anxiously awaited the long hours of unstructured time I would…

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Summer Spirituality: Building a Habit of Prayer In Ordinary Time

I find Lent and Advent easy to commit to, in many ways. The practices throughout these seasons have been ingrained in my mind since I…

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NYS Catholic Conference

Statement on Abortion Slush Fund in NYS Budget

Following is a statement by Kristen Curran, director of government relations for the New York State Catholic Conference on the inclusion of a $25 million so-called “Reproductive Freedom & Equity” grant program for abortion providers in the enacted 2024-25 New York State Budget: “In a difficult budget year amid continued economic uncertainty, New York lawmakers […]

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Catholic Schools Fare Well in State Budget

New York State’s Catholic schools will benefit from increased support under the recently enacted state budget. Governor Hochul and legislative leaders provided significant increases in several programs that serve religious and independent schools. The most notable funding increases include: $25 million increase for Health, Safety, & Security initiatives (totaling $70 million); $45 million increase in […]

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Dignity for All Students Act

Memorandum of Opposition Re: S3180 Hoylman-Sigal / A1829 Jean-Pierre  Includes private, independent and religious schools under the provisions of the “Dignity for All Students Act” The above referenced legislation would force the state’s religious and independent schools to comply with the provisions of Chapter 482 of the Laws of 2009, despite the clear and explicit […]

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