Rochester Churches Monroe County
St. Ambrose


Location: Monroe County, Irondequoit
Address: 25 Empire Blvd. Map
Parish formed: Nov. 12, 1921
Present church built: Oct. 2, 1960 [dedicated]
Present affiliation: Part of the Peace of Christ parish
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  • Fr. Walter B. McCarthy, Nov. 12, 1921-Aug. 2, 1936 [upon death]
  • Fr. Burke, Aug. 2, 1936-June 1937
  • Msgr. Frank W. Mason, June 1937-March 4, 1964 [upon death]
  • Msgr. Arthur Ratigan, 1964-Oct. 6, 1971
  • Fr. James J. Marvin, Oct. 6, 1971-June 27, 1995 [upon retirement]
  • Melvin H. Walczak, June 27, 1995-Sep. 22, 1996 [Administrator; went on leave]
  • Nancy Giordano, Sep. 22, 1996-Dec. 1, 1996 [Temporary administrator]
  • Fr. Michael A. Schramel, Dec. 1, 1996-June 29, 2004
  • Fr. Robert Schraeder, June 29, 2004-present


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