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St John the Baptist Catholic Church
1025 Kinderhook St.
Valatie , NY 12184
Celebrating 150 years
       1869 - 2019
Mass Schedule 


Saturday  4:00 PM
Sunday  7:30 AM & 10:30 AM

Weekday Mass

Mon & Wednesday 11:00 AM

(Barnwell - third Wednesday of the month at 10:30 AM)

Special Masses

Ash Wednesday schedule.

There will be three special Sunday 5 PM

masses. See the web page for more info


Office Hours

Monday 9 AM - 1 PM

Tuesday 9 AM - 1 PM

Wednesday 9 AM - 1 PM

Thursday 9 AM - 1 PM

Cluster Parishes

St John the Baptist shares a pastor with St. James Parish in Chatham and St. Joseph's Parish in Stuyvesant. Please see their websites for mass times.

Parish Staff


​Rev. George P. Fleming - Pastor


Peggy Inglis- Parish Assistant

Debbie Halpin - Pastoral Associate for Administration and Business Manager


Ruth Ellen Berninger - Coordinator for Faith Formation and Youth Ministry

Justine Rodriguez - Music Director

Connie Smith- Trustee
Rachel Stead- Trustee

Contact Us

Parish Office  518-758-9401

Faith Formation Office  518-758-1828

Music Director  518-986-9800



Our Mission


We, the Roman Catholic Parish of Saint John the Baptist, choose to respond to our baptismal call to live and share the message of the Gospel. 


We strive to accomplish this through building community, discovering our unique gifts as we serve others, gathering for worship and being sent out to witness.


Subscribe for Updates

We invite you to join our mailing list and receive emails we send out with news, or special Mass schedules.

Calendar of Events

We have a Tri-Parish calendar available which lists all the events in our church cluster.

Mass Ministry Schedule Available

You can see the schedule online.

Pastoral Council

The Council is still looking for additional representatives. Please contact us if you are interested.

Everyone is welcome to attend our Council meetings:


4th Thursday of each month

7:30 PM in Parish Hall downstairs.

Pastor's Blog

Read Father George's weekly letter to the parishioners.

St. John the Baptist