Youth Faith Formation

God's Creation!

Please join us for our summer program for all families from the Parishes of St. Joseph, St. James, and St. John the Baptist, Monday, July 12 through Thursday, July 15. Families with gather for a simple meal at 5:30 pm each day, followed by activities for all ages, concluding at 7:30 pm.


God's Creation workers needed! Workers need to be entering 6th grade in the fall or older. Call Ruth Ellen to sign up.





Classes are offered for all age groups from Kindergarten through High School. Children wishing to make the sacraments of Reconciliation, Eucharist and Confirmation must attend classes to prepare them for celebrating these sacraments. Students learn about their faith and do community service projects to help those less fortunate. Please contact the Faith Formation Office at

518-758-1828 to register your child.



Kindergarten through Grade 5-

Sundays  9:00 AM - 10:15 AM   Elementary Schedule (PDF)


Middle School and High School-

 Sundays   Immediately after 10:30 AM Mass - 1:15 PM 

Middle School Schedule (PDF)

9th Grade Schedule (PDF)

Confirmation Schedule (PDF)


Altar Servers Needed: If you wish to join this ministry, please see information on the bulletin board on the ramp.



NOTE  - In the event of inclement weather, please note the following:

Sunday Faith Formation Closed: We are part of the school closing network.  Closings will be noted on the regular media outlets, including local television and radio stations.

Community Service

If you need community service hours for classes, please notify the office at 518-758-1828 or email us at to leave your contact information.   We will put you on a list and let you know as projects become available. This will be done on a first come-first serve basis.  

St. John the Baptist