Rochester Churches Steuben County
St. Mary


Location: Steuben County, Bath
Address: 32 E. Morris St. Map
Parish formed: 1850 [mission], 1860 [parish]
Present church built: 1892
Present affiliation: Part of the St. John Vianney parish
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  • Fr. Matthew Darcy, <1871-1874
  • Fr. J. J. Baxter, 1874-1889
  • Fr. Gleason, 1889-1895
  • Fr. James Griffin, 1895-1897>
  • Fr. Thomas Carroll, 1908
  • Fr. Philip E. Golding, 1908-1914
  • Msgr. Joseph Cameron, 1914-1919>
  • ..
  • Fr. Augustus F. Temmerman, -July 1923
  • Fr. Edward Lynch, July 1923-1938 [upon death]
  • Fr. Henry C. Manley, July 5, 1938-1958
  • Fr. John P. O'Malley, 1958-June 28, 1977
  • Fr. Richard Tormey, June 28, 1977-Oct. 1980 [upon resignation, poor health and death in Feb. 1981]
  • Fr. Albert V. Ryan, Nov. 1980-June 1981 [Administrator], June 1981-May 26, 1987 [Pastor; upon death]
  • Fr. David L. Bonin CPPS, May 1987-June 30, 1987 [Temporary administrator]
  • Robert W. Hammond, June 30, 1987-June 23, 1998
  • Fr. Richard Shatzel, June 23, 1998-2003
  • Dea. Raymond Defendorf, 2003-June 30, 2009 [upon retirement]
  • Deacon David LaFortune, June 30, 2009-present


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