Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Mass Schedule for the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

  • Tuesday, December 7th, 6:00 PM at San Juan (English)
  • Wednesday, December 8th, 7:00 AM at San Juan (English)
  • Wednesday, December 8th, 6:00 PM at San Juan (English)

Parish News - Updated 12/1/2021

  1. The Parish Office will be CLOSED on Wednesday, December 8th for the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
  2. The Archdiocese Bankruptcy Auction, Phase 2, list will go live for Rio Arriba and Santa Fe counties on January 3, 2022 and bidding will open January 31, 2022.  Here is the link to view list and bid
  3. Adorers are needed to fill several times slots for Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration. Please go the the Adoration tab for more information.
  4. The ACA Report as of 12/1/2021 has been posted, scroll down to view.
  5. September 2021 Monthly Financial Report has been posted.  Please select the “Finance Reports” tab.

SVDP Christmas Announcement

Help the Society of St. Vincent de paul (SVDP) bring Christmas joy to a family this year by providing a holiday meal.

Food items requested include:

  • Turkey/Ham
  • Stuffing
  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Gravy
  • Bread
  • Drinks
  • Dessert

To sponsor a family please contact SVDP at (505 692-3417 by Friday, December 10, 2021.  

Thank you and God Bless!

-Society of St. Vincent de Paul

Reflection for 5 December

Reflection for 5 December 2021

Second Sunday of Advent

Fr. Jose Geronimo Herrera


     While the world around us has begun its transformation, and it is “beginning to look a lot like Christmas” this is not the case with our “church world”.  While in the Church we too are looking forward to Christmas, we do it in a way that doesn’t anticipate Christmas but prepares for it. So, you won’t see any Christmas decorations in San Juan Bautista Church for a few more weeks yet. But you will see all the signs and symbols that tell us what the Advent season is for.  Advent is a time for waiting and preparing. The voice of John the Baptist rings out loudly today informing us of the purpose of this season. He is the “voice crying out in the desert: Prepare the way of the Lord.” And how should we prepare so that we are, as St. Paul says in the second reading, “pure and blameless for the day of Christ”? We prepare by repenting of our sin. That is why for four Sundays we wear purple vestments. Purple is traditionally the color of penance and fasting in the Church.  Let’s use this penitential season to prepare our hearts that we might be ready when Jesus comes.  I expect that the lines for confession in the next few weeks will be long and full of eager Christians who want to be ready for Christmas.


Reflexión para el 5 de diciembre de 2021

 Segundo Domingo de Adviento

José Gerónimo Herrera


     Si bien el mundo que nos rodea ha comenzado su transformación y está "comenzando a parecerse mucho a la Navidad", este no es el caso con nuestro "mundo de iglesia". Mientras que en la Iglesia nosotros también esperamos con ansias la Navidad, lo hacemos de una manera que no anticipa la Navidad, sino que se prepara para ella. Por lo tanto, no verá ninguna decoración navideña en la Iglesia de San Juan Bautista hasta dentro de unas semanas más. Pero verás todos los signos y símbolos que nos dicen para qué es el tiempo de Adviento. El Adviento es un tiempo para esperar y prepararse. La voz de Juan el Bautista resuena hoy en voz alta informándonos del propósito de esta temporada. él es la "voz que clama en el desierto: Preparen el camino del Señor". ¿Y cómo debemos prepararnos para que seamos, como dice San Pablo en la segunda lectura, "puros e intachables para el día de Cristo"? Nos preparamos arrepintiéndonos de nuestro pecado. Es por eso que durante cuatro domingos usamos vestimentas moradas. Este color es tradicionalmente el color de la penitencia y el ayuno en la Iglesia. Usemos esta temporada penitencial para preparar nuestros corazones para que podamos estar listos cuando Jesús venga. Espero que las filas para la confesión en las próximas semanas sean largas y llenas de cristianos ansiosos de estar listos para la Navidad.

Christmas Schedule

Annual Catholic Appeal (ACA) Information

San Juan Bautista and Tewa Missions Goal for 2021 is $29,600.

The Annual Catholic Appeal (ACA) for 2021 campaign has begun.  If you did not receive an ACA envelope in the mail, there are some located at the back of the church.  You can place the completed form and envelope in the collection basket.  It is best to use a check when using the envelopes.  

DONATE NOW - Make a one-time donation, or set up a payment plan with a frequency that is convenient for you.

PLEDGE HERE - Not yet ready to donate:  Make your pledge herre, and we will send you regular pledge balance reminders.

If you prefer to make your pledge or donation over the phone, please call 505.831.8138, or click here to contact ACA directly.  Please provide your name and phone #, and if you would like to talk with a Spanish-speaking representative.

ACA Report as of 9/22/2021

Schedule for Accepting Mass Intentions

Mass Intention Helpful Guidelines

  • Mass intentions must be requested two weeks in advance to ensure it gets into the bulletin.
  • The suggested mass stipend offering is $10 per mass.
  • Three (3) intentions can be offered per mass stipend.
  • Mass intention requests must be done in the parish office.  no mass intention or money shall be accepted outside the office.  
  • Parishioners can request mass intentions by using the "Mass Intention Envelopes" located at the back of the church and placed in the collection basket.  If envelopes are used, please be sure to include a phone number.  Mass time requested on the envelope is not guaranteed.
  • Click here to print a mass intention form that can be used to take to the office to expedite the scheduling process.

Online Givers

A big thank you to all of you who are using our online giving option.  During this time of church occupancy limits as well as for those not ready to attend in-person Sunday Mass, this option may be one you might consider.  I recommend using the Memorare and the Prayer to St. Michael.  If you need anything, please call the office during office hours or the priests on their phones at all other times. 

Fr. Jose Herrera

Secure Online Giving

You can set up your donation for San Juan Bautista, Tewa Missions or St. Vincent de Paul. 

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How do new parishioners register for an account?


Registering for FORMED is easier than ever:

  1. Go to
  2. Select your parish (using zip code is easiest):  San Juan Bautista and Tewa Missions or 87566
  3. Register with your name and email address
  4. Check that email account for a link to begin using FORMED

 How do parishioners log into FORMED that previously had access?

  1. Go to
  2. In the upper right corner, select "Sign In"
  3. A new "Sign In" screen appears and user enters their email address and selects "Next"
  4. A message appears for user to "Check your email!"
  5. Check that email account for a link to begin using FORMED





ASF Abuse Awareness Course

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