Rochester Churches Seneca County
St. Francis Solanus


Location: Seneca County, Interlaken
Address: 3660 Orchard St. Map
Parish formed: Mar. 1873
Present church built: January 17, 1875 [dedicated]
Present affiliation: Part of the Mary, Mother of Mercy parish. Staffed by the Capuchins.
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  • Fr. James O'Connor (Ovid and Farmer Village), 1870-1872
  • Fr. Gilbert Nuonno (Trumansburg and Farmer Village), 1872-1877
  • Fr. Angelo Lugero (Trumansburg and Farmer Village), 1877-1881
  • Fr. Michael T. Madden (Trumansburg and Interlaken), 1881-1909
  • Fr. T. J. Harrington (Trumansburg and Interlaken), 1909-1920
  • Fr. E. Joseph Esser (Trumansburg and Interlaken), 1920-1935
  • Fr. G. Stuart Hogan (Trumansburg and Interlaken), 1935-1945
  • Fr. Leonard A. Kelly (Trumansburg and Interlaken), 1945-1954
  • Fr. Francis A. Marks (Trumansburg and Interlaken), 1954-1956
  • Fr. Gereon Lindsay, OFM Cap, July 2, 1956-1958
  • Fr. Anselm Leahy, OFM Cap, 1958-1961
  • Fr. Harold Higgins, OFM Cap, 1961-1970
  • Fr. Bennett Devine, OFM Cap, 1970-1973
  • Fr. Bertrand Scully, OFM Cap, 1973-1979
  • Fr. James McIntyre, OFM Cap, 1979-1984
  • Fr. Nelson T. Ruppert OFM Cap, 1984-1990
  • Fr. John O'Hare, OFM Cap, 1990-Oct. 21, 1994
  • Fr. Nelson T. Ruppert OFM Cap, Oct. 21, 1994-1998
  • Fr. Regis Armstrong, OFM Cap, 1998
  • Fr. Bernard M. Maloney OFM Cap, 1998-2008
  • Fr. William Winters, OFM Cap, 2002-Sep. 1, 2008
  • Fr. Bartholomew Minson, OFM Cap, Sep. 1, 2008-present


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