Rochester Churches Monroe County
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel


Location: Monroe County, Rochester NE
Address: 65 Woodward St. Map
Parish formed: Fall 1904
Present church built: Oct. 20, 1929
Present affiliation: Closed
Date closed: Oct. 4, 2008
Web site: n/a


  • Fr. Emil J. Cefell, Fall 1904-1909 [Pastor of St. Anthony of Padua]
  • Fr. Oreste Canali, 1909-1911 [First resident Pastor; upon resignation for poor health]
  • Fr. Giovanni Robotti, 1911-1914 [upon transfer to Syracuse]
  • Fr. Victor Rossi, 1914-Feb. 1922 [upon entering Pious Society of St. Charles]
  • Bp. Walter A. Foery, 1922-June 17, 1932
  • Fr. Gerald T. Brennan, June 1932-June 28, 1937
  • Msgr. Charles J. Azzi, June 28, 1937-Aug. 4, 1961 [upon death]
  • Fr. Gennaro Ventura, 1961-June 25, 1970
  • Fr. Raymond Booth and Fr. Laurence Tracy, June 25, 1970-June 1975 [co-pastorate]
  • Fr. Laurence Tracy, June 1975-1981
  • Fr. Timothy J. McCluskey, 1981-June 30, 1982
  • Fr. James E. Hewes, June 30, 1982-June 30, 1987 [administrator]
  • Dennis J. Shaw, June 30, 1987-June 28, 2005
  • Vincent Panepinto, June 28, 2005-Oct. 4, 2008


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