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Rochester Churches Cayuga County
St. Bernard

Biography

Location: Cayuga County, Scipio Center
Address: 2806 Center Rd. Map
Parish formed: 1867 [mission], 1873 [parish]
Present church built: Oct. 13, 1867 [dedicated]
Present affiliation: Closed
Date closed: Dec. 3, 2006
Web site: n/a

Pastors/Rectors/Administrators

  • Served by Frs. Quigley, Burns, and Touhey, 1851-1863
  • Fr. Bernard McCool, 1863-Oct. 1870
  • Fr. Schmeltzer, 1870-1871
  • Fr. Archangelo "Eugene" Pagani, 1871-1873 [One source calls him the first resident pastor]
  • Fr. Hugh F. Rafferty, 1873-1908 [First resident pastor, upon retirement]
  • Fr. John B. Doran, 1908-1915
  • Fr. Edward Dwyer, 1915-1920
  • Msgr. Frederick G. Straub, Nov. 17, 1920-July 1, 1924
  • Fr. Edward Lyons, 1924-1935
  • Fr. Emmett Dougherty, 1935-1940
  • Fr. John Maxwell, 1940-1943
  • Fr. Francis H. Turner, 1943-June 27, 1950
  • Fr. William D. Tobin, June 27, 1950-1954
  • Fr. Leo E. Hastings, 1954-1958
  • Fr. Elmer Heindel, 1958-1960
  • Fr. Raymond M. Wuest, 1960-1964
  • Fr. John A. Morgan, 1964-June 1967
  • Fr. Daniel V. Hogan, June 1967-June 1972 [upon resignation]
  • Fr. Robert M. Egan, June 1972-June 1981
  • Paul Cloonan, June 1981-1986
  • Fr. Robert J. Downs, 1986-June 24, 1997 [upon retirement]
  • Fr. John Gagnier, June 24, 1997-June 30, 1998 [Administrator]
  • Fr. Brian Jeffers, June 30, 1998-June 25, 1999 [Administrator], June 25, 1999-Apr. 18, 2001 [Pastor; took leave and died in car accident soon after]
  • Dea. Thomas Cass, June 3, 2001-Jan. 1, 2002 [Temporary administrator]
  • Fr. Donald Curtiss, Jan. 1, 2002-Dec. 3, 2006

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