St. Alexander's Church
Mon. - Thur.: 9:00 a.m.
Rosary immediately following if you would like to stay.
Sat.: Confessions - 3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Mass - 4:00 p.m.
Sun.: 7:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.
St. James Church
Sun: 9:00 a.m.
St. Joseph - Dannemora
Saturday: 5:30 p.m.
Assumption of Mary - Redford
Sunday: 10:30 a.m.
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - Noon
Online donations & collections
The Church has set up online collections and donations. To make it easier for everyone to make weekly donations even when you can't be here or purchase tickets for events. By clicking the link provided it will take you to a site that will provide you with options and step by step instructions.
Words of Welcome...
The Roman Catholic Community of St. Alexander, St. Joseph & St. James parish in the Diocese of Ogdensburg. Presently, there are 1,416 families registered at the parish of St. Alexander, St. Joseph & St. James. Registering with the parish is easy, just call the office at 518-561-5039.
Here at St. Alexander's, St. Joseph's & St. James's we welcome in the spirit of Jesus as we claim and celebrate our catholic faith by reaching out with love to all God's children. Our family of faith cherishes the gift of all life and welcomes the faith filled and those who struggle with faith. Everyone is welcome to worship with us. This includes people of every age, color, ethnicity, origin, ability, marital status, sexual orientation, and life situation. As a family of faith we journey as one, together we learn to forgive, to heal, to witness, to welcome and to love one another as Jesus has loved us.
We gather daily as a faith community to celebrate the Eucharist together. Between 15 to 20 people attend daily Mass and approximately 550 to 650 parishioners attend Sunday Masses. Assisting at Masses are Altar Servers, Lectors, Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, Ushers, Greeters, Music Ministry consisting of one choir, cantors/leaders of songs, organist and one choir director.
On Monday mornings following Mass, we pray as a community of faith the Novena to our Lady of the Miraculous Medal. There is Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament the third Tuesday of the month following the 9 a.m. Mass at St. Alexander's concluding with benediction at 4 p.m.. In addition the recitation of the Rosary is offered after every week day Mass.
We invite and encourage you to consider joining one of our many committees, ministry groups and organizations that enhance the spiritual growth of our parish community.
Posted in Blog on 03/28/18
REMINDER: OFFICE CLOSED ON APRIL 2ND. HAPPY EASTER
Posted in Blog on 01/11/18
The Parish Office will be Closed this Monday January 15th. Enjoy the Holiday
Posted in Blog on 12/07/17
A special Thank You to the Brown Funeral Home for the gift of calendars. ... Read More »
- Angel Aquila, Office Associate
- Father Gilbert Menard, Priest in Parish
- Deacon Michael J. Howley, Deacon
- Pastor Scott Seymour, Reverend
- Father L. William Gordon, In-Residence
- Jackie Black, Office/Finance
- Sister Deepali Bankar, Director of Religious Education
- Rene' Dewyea, Youth Minister
- Ben Reavis, Organist/Pianist/Children's Choir Director
- Wanda Haby, Adult Choir Director
- Steve Delorme, Custodian
Saint of the Day
05/22/19 6:00 am
On May 22, the Church celebrates the feast day of St. Rita of Cascia, who the late John Paul II called â€œa disciple of the Crucified Oneâ€� and an â€œexpert in suffering.â€�Known in Spain as â€œLa Santa de los impossibilesâ€� (the saint of the impossible), St. Rita has become immensely popular throughout the centuries. She is invoked by people in all situations and stations of life, since she had embraced suffering with charity and wrongs with forgiveness in the many trials she experienced in her life: as a wife, widow, a mother surviving the death of her children, and a nun.Born in 1386 in Roccaparena, Umbria, St. Rita was married at the age of 12 to a violent and ill-tempered husband. He was murdered 18 years later and she forgave his murderers, praying that her twin sons, who had sworn to avenge their fatherâ€™s death may also forgive. She was granted this grace, and her sons, who died young, died reconciled to God.The saint heard the call to become a nun in the Augustinian convent at Cascia, but was refused entry at first. She asked the intercession of Sts. Augustine, Mary Magadalene and John the Baptist and was finally allowed to enter the convent where she lived the last 40 years of her life in prayer, mortification and service to the people of Cascia.For the last 15 years of her life she received a stigmata-like thorn wound in answer to her prayers to be more profoundly conformed to the passion of the Lord Jesus. Rita was bedridden for the last four years of her life, consuming almost nothing except for the Eucharist. She died of tuberculosis at the age of 70 on May 22, 1456.On the 100th anniversary of her canonization in 2000, Pope John Paul II noted her remarkable qualities as a Christian woman: â€œRitaÂ interpreted wellÂ the 'feminine genius' by living it intensely in both physical and spiritual motherhood.â€�St. Rita was canonized in 1900 byÂ Pope Leo XIII. She is the patron saint of impossible causes, sterility, abuse victims, loneliness, marriage difficulties, parenthood, widows, the sick, bodily ills and wounds.Read More