This is one of the Forane parishes of Alappuzha Diocese
There are about 2000 families in the parish. The parish is divided into BCC (Basic Christian Community) units where parishioners gather weekly or monthly for prayers and Christian fellowship.
Fr. Christopher M. Arthasseril is the Rector, Vicar forane and parish priest of Basilica and his assistants are Fr. Jose Araykal, Fr. Gasper Koiyiparambil and Fr. Dixi Faber.