Rochester Churches Cayuga County
St. John


Location: Cayuga County, Port Byron
Address: 36 Rochester St. Map
Parish formed: 1858 [mission], 1865 [parish]
Present church built: ?
Present affiliation: Part of the Our Lady of the Snow parish, sharing pastor with St. Mary and Ss. Mary and Martha
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  • Served by priests from St. Joseph, Weedsport, 1858-?
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  • Fr. James H. Leddy, 1865-
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  • Fr. Joseph E. Guilfoil, 1928-1931
  • Msgr. John F. Neary, 1931-1937
  • Fr. John A. Guy, June 26, 1937-Sep. 13, 1967 [upon retirement]
  • Fr. Robert H. Kress, 1967-June 26, 1975
  • Fr. Bernard V. Kuchman, June 26, 1975-June 1984 [upon retirement]
  • Fr. Robert J. Downs, June 1984-July 1, 1985
  • Fr. George Wiant, July 1, 1985-June 26, 1990 [Administrator]
  • Fr. William B. Leone, June 26, 1990-June 25, 2002
  • Fr. Malachy Nwosu, June 25, 2002-June 24, 2008
  • Fr. John Gathenya, June 24, 2008-June 28, 2011
  • Fr. William Darling, June 28, 2011-June 30, 2020 [upon retirement]
  • Fr. Frank E. Lioi, June 30, 2020-present


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