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Rochester Churches Livingston County
Abbey of the Genesee

Biography

Location: Livingston County, Piffard
Address: 3258 River Rd. Map
Date formed: April 1951 as "Christ the King Monastery", 1953 as "Our Lady of the Genesee" abbey
Present chapel built: May 30, 1953 [dedicated]
Web site: http://www.geneseeabbey.org/

Pastors/Rectors/Administrators


Abbots:
  • Abbot M. Gerard McGinley OCSO, Nov. 9, 1953-Sep. 19, 1955 [upon death]
  • Fr. Regis Tompkins, Sep. 19, 1955-Nov. 16, 1955 [temporary leader]
  • Abbot M. Walter Helmstetter OSCO, Nov. 16, 1955-1964
  • Abbot Jerome Burke OSCO, 1964-Oct. 1971 [upon retirement]
  • Fr. Regis Tompkins, 1968 [temporary leader]
  • Abbot John Eudes Bamberger OCSO, Dec. 1971-Aug. 24, 2001 [upon retirement]
  • Abbot John Denburger OCSO, Oct. 2, 2001-May 30, 2012 [upon retirement]
  • Abbot Gerard D'Souza OCSO, May 30, 2012-present

History

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