Rochester Churches Cayuga County
St. Ann


Location: Cayuga County, Owasco
Address: Rts. 38A and 71 A Map
Parish formed: Sep. 8, 1911
Present church built: 1879 (former Presbyterian church of Owasco), purchased on Jan. 12, 1912
Present affiliation: Parish, part of the Sacred Heart/St. Alphonsus/St. Ann/Holy Family cluster
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  • Fr. Cornelius Silke, 1911-July 4, 1915 [Pastor of St. Patrick Moravia]
  • Fr. Walter B. McCarthy, 1915-Sep. 11, 1920
  • Fr. Arthur Smith, Sep. 11, 1920-1929
  • Fr. Francis Moffett, 1929-July 1, 1934
  • Fr. James W. Tischer, July 1, 1934-Aug. 27, 1940 [upon death]
  • Fr. Emmett T. Dougherty, 1940-1946
  • Fr. Francis C. Waterstraat, 1946-1950
  • Fr. Orin W. Feller, 1950-July 2, 1956
  • Fr. William O'Brien, July 2, 1956-1956
  • Fr. Raymond J. Wahl, 1956-June 30, 1982 [upon retirement]
  • Fr. Thomas J. O'Keefe, June 30, 1982-Dec. 30, 1986 [upon death]
  • Fr. P. Paul Brennan, June 30, 1987-June 2000 [May have been temporary administrator from January through June 1987]
  • Fr. William F. Laird, June 2000-2002
  • Sr. Chris Treichel OSF, 2002-June 28, 2016 [Administrator, upon retirement]
  • Fr. Michael R. Brown, June 28, 2016-June 25, 2019
  • Fr. John G. Gathenya, June 25, 2019-present


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