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Rochester Churches Livingston County
St. Columba

Biography

Location: Livingston County, Caledonia
Address: 198 North St. Map
Parish formed: 1854 [mission] as "St. Columbkill", renamed to "St. Columba" in 1913
Present church built: November 26, 1885 [dedicated]
Present affiliation: Part of the St. Martin de Porres parish
Web site: http://stmartinrochester.org/

Pastors/Rectors/Administrators

  • Fr. James McGlew, 1854-1856
  • Fr. Richard Story, 1856-1858
  • Fr. Joseph O'Donohue, 1858-1868
  • Fr. M. J. Loughlin, 1868-1869
  • Fr. T. A. Maher, 1869-1870
  • Fr. E. J. McDonald, 1870-1871
  • Fr. Louis J. Miller, 1871-1872
  • Fr. J. J. Buckley, 1872-1873
  • Fr. Martin M. Meagher, 1873-1874
  • unknown 1874-1877
  • Fr. Thomas L. Rossiter, 1877-1881
  • Fr. George Eisler, 1881-1901 [First resident pastor]
  • Fr. William B. Gommenginger, 1901-June 1903
  • Fr. George Eisler, June 1903-1923 [Second term; upon retirement]
  • Fr. James E. Kennedy, 1923-Oct. 1931 [upon retirement, poor health]
  • Fr. Cornelius J. Hogan, Oct. 1931-1939>
  • Fr. Charles Reynolds,
  • Fr. John Sellinger, -1944
  • Fr. William J. Devereaux, 1944-June 25, 1970 [upon retirement]
  • Fr. Emmett J. Halloran, June 25, 1970-June 28, 1978
  • Fr. John A. Morgan, June 28, 1978-June 1981
  • Fr. Ronald E. Gaesser, June 1981-June 30, 1987
  • Fr. M. Gerard Hafner, June 30, 1987-June 25, 1996
  • Dea. Michael A. Mahoney, Jan. 1, 1989- [Temporary administrator]
  • Fr. Walter Plominski, June 25, 1996-June 27, 2000 [Administrator], June 27, 2000-2005 [Pastor]
  • Fr. William McGrath, 2005-June 28, 2011
  • Irene Goodwin, June 28, 2011-June 2014
  • Fr. John Hayes, June 2014-present

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