Rochester Churches Ontario County
St. Francis De Sales (and Our Lady of Peace chapel)


Location: Ontario County, Geneva
Address: 130 Exchange St. Map
Parish formed: 1832
Present church built: 1864
Present affiliation: Part of the Our Lady of Peace parish
Web site:


  • Fr. Francis O'Donoghue, 1835-
  • ..
  • Msgr. James T. McManus, Dec. 8, 1858-June 28, 1890 [upon death]
  • Msgr. William A. McDonald, July 26, 1890-June 19, 1917 [upon death]
  • Msgr. Joseph W. Hendrick, Oct. 1917-1926 [upon death]
  • Msgr. Walter J. Lee, 1927-1945 [upon death]
  • Msgr. Edward K. Ball, Feb. 22, 1945-June 25, 1970 [upon retirement]
  • Fr. Gennaro J. Ventura, June 25, 1970-June 25, 1980
  • Fr. Edwin Metzger, June 25, 1980-June 30, 1988 [Upon joining Maryknoll missions]
  • Fr. Ronald P. Harley, June 30, 1988-June 1999
  • Fr. Ronald P. Frederick, Jan 1. 1991-June 30, 1991 [Temporary administrator, sabbatical]
  • Msgr. Gerard C. Krieg, July 1, 1999-Dec. 31, 1999 [Temporary administrator]
  • Fr. Roy J. Kiggins, January 1, 2000-2008 [was appointed June 29, 1999 but had sabbatical]
  • Fr. Paul Tomasso, Dec. 30, 2008-June 25, 2013
  • Fr. Thomas Mull, June 25, 2013 [Administrator], June 24, 2014-present [Pastor]


Coming soon...

Exterior Photographs

Our Lady of Peace Chapel
Interior Photographs

Stations of the Cross

Stained Glass

Our Lady of Peace Chapel - Inside
Historical Photographs


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