Rochester Churches Monroe County
Immaculate Conception


Location: Monroe County, Rochester SW
Address: 445 Frederick Douglass St. Map
Parish formed: April 1847 [mission?], 1849 [parish]
Present church built: July 11, 1864
Present affiliation: Parish
Web site:


  • Fr. John Fitzpatrick, Apr. 1849-Mar. 1852
  • Fr. Patrick Bradley, Mar. 1852-Sep. 1852
  • Fr. Thomas O'Brien, Sep. 1852-Sep. 1858
  • Fr. Francis McKeon, Sep. 1858-June 1859
  • Fr. W. C. Stevens, June 1859-Nov. 1860
  • Fr. Peter Bede, Nov. 1860-July 1866
  • Fr. Patricio Byrnes, 1866-1875 [upon death]
  • Fr. Michael M. Meagher, 1875-1886 [upon death]
  • Msgr. James F. O'Hare, 1886-1898 [upon death]
  • Fr. Augustine M. O'Neill, 1898-1921
  • Msgr. Joseph S. Cameron, 1922-1952 [upon death]
  • Msgr. John S. Randall, June 5, 1952-June 28, 1966
  • Fr. Robert G. Kreckel, June 28, 1966 [sole Pastor]
  • Frs. Robert G. Kreckel and P. Paul Brennan, 1966-1973 [Co-pastorate]
  • Fr. P. Paul Brennan, 1973-June 30, 1987 [sole Pastor]
  • Fr. Edward J. Dillon, June 30, 1987-June 30, 1992
  • Fr. Michael G. Upson, June 30, 1992 [Temporary administrator]-2005?
  • Fr. Paul Gitau, 2005-Summer 2011
  • Dea. Mark Bovenzi, Summer 2011-Dec. 17, 2016 [Administrator]
  • Fr. Anthony P. Mugavero, June 28, 2016-June 27, 2017 [Administrator]
  • Fr. Raymond H. Fleming, June 27, 2017-June 26, 2018 [Administrator], June 26, 2018-present [Pastor]


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