Jesus of Nazareth,
Head of the Church


The Rev. Canon Michael J. Horvath
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Michael is passionate about pastoral care, community engagement and building a diverse and inclusive community. Prior to a call to ordained ministry, Michael was a corporate lawyer in Boston and New York City. He graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from Virginia Commonwealth University, a Juris Doctor from the University of Richmond Law School, and a Master of Divinity from The General Theological Seminary.  Michael is a board member of the Center for Reconciliation, as well as the dean of the Aquidneck Deanery. He and his husband, Charles, are thrilled to call Bristol, RI home.


Nicholas Rocha

Music Director
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Nick is a choral conductor, keyboardist, and tenor specializing in sacred and early music. Nick has worked in choral arts in the greater Providence area for the past ten years in numerous capacities. For eight years, Nick served as director of music ministry and organist at Holy Angels Church in Barrington. Currently, he is the artistic director for both the Oure Pleasure Singers of Attleboro – an small auditioned ensemble with an emphasis on the performance of a cappella works – and the Bristol County Chorus. He has also worked with the Rhode Island Civic Chorale & Orchestra (RICCO) for several years as an accompanist, and has had the pleasure of appearing occasionally as a guest conductor, piano soloist, and lecturer as well. Nick has additionally worked with other community ensembles, such as The Summer Chorus and the Southeastern Massachusetts Festival Choir (SMFC).

Nick holds a B.A. in music from Vassar College, and earned a master’s of music in choral conducting from The Boston Conservatory in 2017. He has studied conducting with Dr. George Case; piano with Pauline Dufour; and voice with Drew Minter, James Ruff, and Dr. Thomas Gregg.

Loretta Francis
Parish Administrator
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Betty Vargas
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