Rochester Churches Monroe County
Our Lady of Victory


Location: Monroe County, Rochester Downtown
Address: 210 Pleasant St. Map
Parish formed: 1848 as "St. Mary French church", 1868 as "Our Lady of Victory"
Present church built: July 19, 1868
Present affiliation: Personal Parish. Parish was renamed Our Lady of Victory/St. Joseph in 1975 following the fire at St. Joseph church.
Web site: n/a


  • Fr. Mason, C.SS.R., 1848- [Administrator]
  • Fr. Van Campen, C.SS.R., -1852 [Administrator]
  • Fr. A. Saunter, 1852-1854 [First resident Pastor]
  • Fr. P. Bricolo/a?, 1854-
  • Fr. B. F. LeFevere
  • Fr. A. Perard
  • Fr. C. J. Magne
  • Fr. P. Matricorl
  • Fr. A. Analore
  • Fr. A. LeBreton, -1863
  • Msgr. Hippolyte De Regge, 1863-1869
  • Fr. J. Dole, 1869-1871
  • Msgr. Hippolyte De Regge, 1871-July 10, 1879 [2nd term]
  • Msgr. Alphonse A. Notebaert, July 10, 1879-Mar. 29, 1928 [upon death; may have retired in 1927]
  • Fr. Camille A. Van der Meulen C.SS.CC, 1927-Sep. 13, 1948 [upon retirement]
  • Fr. Stephen Couturiaux, SS.CC, Sep. 13, 1948-Mar. 1952
  • Fr. Edward P. Callens, SS.CC, Mar. 1952-July 1, 1968
  • Fr. William H. Hart and Fr. Joseph W. Dailey, July 1, 1968-Nov. 1969 [Co-pastorate]
  • Fr. Paul J. Gibbons, Nov. 1969-Mar. 1975 [resigned, poor health]
  • Msgr. Bernard J. Power C.SS.R., 1975-July 1981
  • Fr. Patrick Healy C.SS.R., 1981-1984> ..
  • Msgr. James J. King C.SS.R, <1987-Aug. 7, 1990
  • Fr. Thomas Loftus C.SS.R, Aug. 7, 1990-June 25, 1996 [Final Redemptorist Pastor]
  • Fr. Winfried M. Kellner, June 25, 1996-June 26, 2001 [Administrator]
  • Fr. Ronald Antinarelli, June 26, 2001-2014 [Administrator], 2014-present [Pastor]


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