Meet the Ministry Team:

5785_Nation_Alice_01_LR (2) Alice Miller Nation
Associate Director
Newman Catholic Community @ RIT

Alice has been at Newman @ RIT since July 2014. After spending 29 years in parish ministry, Alice has found campus ministry energizing and fun.

Alice received her Master’s in Adult Christian Community Development from Regis University in Denver, Colorado.

She and her husband Paul are the parents of three young adults and Alice enjoys quilting in her spare time.


 hudzinski Deacon David and Amy Hudzinski
Campus Minster / DeaconDave has been assigned as the Deacon for the Newman Catholic Community at RIT since 2014.  Before receiving his Masters in Pastoral Care from St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry, Dave and his wife Amy worked for over forty years as Registered Nurses throughout the Rochester area.  Proud parents of four and grandparents of eight, they embrace the larger NCC @ RIT as an extension of their family and enjoy serving and working with the community in any way they can.


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Campus MinisterKevin is the new campus minister with the Newman Catholic Community at RIT. A graduate of St. Bonaventure University, he went on to volunteer for two years with the Franciscan Volunteer Ministry program, followed by four more years serving the marginalized populations of Philadelphia, PA and Rochester, NY. He is very excited to work with the enthusiastic and diverse community at RIT and continue to develop the ‘home away from home’ atmosphere. In his free time, he enjoys cooking, disc golf and playing with his dog, Maedoc, as well as reading about and experiencing a variety of spiritual traditions and wisdom.


Dougherty_Allison_Dr-1.Vern-2 Mike Vernarelli
Alpha/RCIAMike holds a Masters in Pastoral Studies from St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry. He has 20 years experience in youth catechesis at the parish level including 8 years as Youth Minister at Our Lady of Lourdes/St. Anne Cluster in the Diocese of Rochester. He is currently Professor of Economics at RIT with over 40 years experience.











Catholic Campus Ministry

Schmitt Interfaith Center
1 Lomb Memorial Dr, Rochester, NY 14623

Alice Miller Nation

Deacon David Hudzniski

Kevin Cilano

Mass Times:

10:00am (interpreted)
5:00pm (while classes in session)

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Catholic Campus Ministry, Schmitt Interfaith Center
1 Lomb Memorial Dr, Rochester, NY 14623
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