Parish Groups & Ministries

Become more involved in our parish by participating in one or several of our groups or ministries. Call the parish office, at 862-3216, or email us for more contact information.


Are appointed for a 2 year term and work with the Pastor and Business Administrator on budget and other financial matters, as well as advise and oversee a variety of church functions.

Parish Council

Oversees and coordinates all parish organizations and activities, communicates with other parishes. Advises pastor.

Benevolent Committee

Distributes tithe to needy individuals and organizations.

Religious Education

Faith Formation Program plus many other educational and informative programs for children and adults of the parish. To include youth ministry.

Human Development Committee

Works with Catholic Charities for Thanksgiving and Christmas food baskets and also for the Christmas Giving Tree.


Committee meets with the Pastor to plan the liturgy and many celebrations.


Prepares music ministry for liturgical services and seasonal events. Trains choir.


Organizes the annual “Time and Talent” survey and arranges the summer parish picnic.  This position is currently open; please see Father Cerwonka if you are interested. 


The primary fundraiser for Most Holy Rosary. Organizes the many hands that are necessary for this highly-successful, annual event.

Knights of Columbus Council #11621

The Knights of Columbus is a Catholic, family, fraternal, service organization. The Order is still true to its founding principles of charity, unity, fraternity, and patriotism. Our council is open to all Catholic men of the parish. We provide physical, spiritual, and financial support for many church and community activities and events.

Building and Grounds / Maintenance

Maintenance of the church buildings and grounds — general repairs, as well as supervise professional repairs.

Cleans the church on a weekly basis, mows the lawns during the summer months, and takes care of walks and steps during the winter. Plowing is done by an outside concern.


Maintains records of daily finances and operations. Works with accounting firm, Barrett & Mahonski, to audit finances. Prepares annual report to parishioners of parish finances.

Regional Diocesan Pastoral Council

Our parish representative to the quarterly meetings of the regional group of the Diocese of Syracuse.

Parish Life (Hearts and Hands of Mary)

Open to all women of the parish. They are a blessing to so many with their prayer shawl ministry, dress workshop for children in third-world countries, annual rummage sale, bereavement luncheons, Oktoberfest General Store, harvest dinner, and so much more.

Sanctity of Life

Contacts: Jeff & Ann Felice – 607-341-1336 / e-mail:
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Direction for Our Times

The Lay Apostolate of Jesus Christ the Returning King: A Rescue Mission for Souls

Contact: Matt Karp – 607-760-2748