Episcopal Diocese of Rochester
Joy in Christ, as a way of life

Staff at the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester

The Rt. Rev. Prince G. Singh

VIII Episcopal Bishop in Rochester

(585) 473-0903 prince@episcopaldioceseofrochester.org

  • Collaboratively discern, articulate and administer the vision and mission of the Diocese
  • Empower all the baptized to proclaim Christ's resurrection
  • Share in the leadership of the Church throughout the world
  • Interim for transition ministry
  • Manage pastoral matters

The Rev. Canon Johnnie Ross

Canon to the Ordinary

585-473-2977 ex. 1 johnnie@episcopaldioceseofrochester.org

Kristy Estey

Diocesan Operations & Benefits Manager

(585) 473-2985

  • Planning & execution of key Diocesan programs, projects and events
  • Management of employee and retiree benefits
  • Diocesan property management

Carolyn McConnell

Executive Assistant to the Bishop

(585) 473-0903

  • General information, scheduling, planning and providing hospitality, outside meetings and events.
  • Administrative support of Bishop and staff, Diocesan committees and leadership
  • Monitors and maintains records; Safe Church, Anti-Racism, Clergy Records, Holy Orders and licenses.

Todd Rubiano

Chief Financial Officer

(585) 794-9229

  • Diocesan finance, budget, asset & risk management
  • Human Resource & Compensation policy
  • Committees:  Trustees (Audit, Investment & Property), Human Resources, Budget & Congregational Development Partnership (CDP)

Catherine Shoemaker

Parish Auditor & Finance Consultant

(585) 241-4586

  • Parish Audits & financial consulting for Treasurers
  • Diocesan loan & apportionment billing and administration
  • Parochial Reports

Stephen Richards

Communications Specialist


  • Directs all internal and external communications for the Diocese
  • Shares the special stories of the parish ministries throughout the Diocese

Kristin Woodward

Diocesan Accountant

(585) 672-3169

  • All general accounting (General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Reconciliations)
  • Annual Diocesan Audit
  • Financial reporting and analysis