Rochester Churches Cayuga County
St. Francis of Assisi


Location: Cayuga County, Auburn
Address: 301 Clark St. Map
Parish formed: May 15, 1907
Present church built: 1958
Present affiliation: Part of the Ss. Mary & Martha parish, sharing pastor with St. Mary and Our Lady of the Snow
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  • Fr. John Robotti, May 15, 1907-Sep. 1911
  • Fr. Pietro G. Moia, Sep. 1911-May 1, 1935 [upon death]
  • Msgr. Adolph L. Gabbani, May 3, 1935-Apr. 18, 1949 [upon death]
  • Fr. Francis H. Turner, 1943 [Temporary administrator]
  • Fr. John J. Nacca, 1949-June 1985 [upon retirement]
  • Fr. Francis W. Seelman TOR, June 1985-June 25, 1991 [Transfer to Pennsylvania]
  • Fr. John F. Gagnier, June 25, 1991-Apr. 28, 1993 [resigned]
  • Fr. Robert L. Beligotti, June 29, 1993-Nov. 30, 2000 [upon resignation, suspended Sep. 15, 2000]
  • Fr. Peter Deckman, Nov. 13, 2000-June 25, 2002 [Administrator]
  • Peter J. DeBellis, June 25, 2002-June 27, 2006
  • Fr. Eugene Dobosz, June 27, 2006-June 30, 2009
  • Dea. Gary DiLallo, June 30, 2009-June 24, 2014 [Administrator; upon retirement]
  • Fr. Frank E. Lioi, June 24, 2014-present


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Stations of the Cross

Stained Glass
Historical Photographs


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