2021 Sandridge Rd. Alden, NY 14004

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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 during these unprecedented times. 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 Kate Wypij at [email protected] 

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

Memorial of Saint Irenaeus, Bishop and Martyr

Readings for the Memorial of Saint Irenaeus, bishop and martyr

Reading I Am 3:1-8; 4:11-12

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Monday of the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time

Reading I Am 2:6-10, 13-16

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Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Reading I 1 Kgs 19:16b, 19-21

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 "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

Catholic Social Teaching in Two Minutes

What is Catholic Social Teaching? Why does it matter for our lives today? In Busted Halo’s latest video, we explain the seven themes of this…

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2022 Summer Photo Challenge

Summer is the perfect time to photograph moments of beauty. From a day at the beach to a hike among the trees, pictures capture cherished…

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How My Family Is Spending Our Summer with God

As a teacher, I find my summer months are often ruled by constantly changing schedules and very little routine. Even when I was not working…

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NYS Catholic Conference

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A statement on the Dobbs decision by the Catholic Bishops of New York State

En español, aqui ‘We Give Thanks to God’ We give thanks to God for today’s decision of the United States Supreme Court in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. This just decision will save countless innocent children simply waiting to be born. On this historic day, our gratitude extends to the millions of heroic Americans […]

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Declaración de los Obispos Católicos del Estado de Nueva York sobre el fallo Dobbs

“Damos gracias a Dios” Damos gracias a Dios por la decisión tomada por la Corte Suprema de los Estados Unidos en el día de hoy en la causa Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. Esta justa decisión salvará a infinidad de niños inocentes que tan solo esperan nacer. En este día histórico, extendemos nuestra gratitud […]

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