Rochester Churches Steuben County
St. Mary


Location: Steuben County, Corning
Address: 155 State St. Map
Parish formed: Feb. 1848 [mission], 1854 [parish]
Present church built: July 12, 1870
Present affiliation: Part of the All Saints parish
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  • Fr. John Sheridan, Feb. 1848-1850 [Pastor of Ss. Peter & Paul Elmira]
  • Fr. John O'Boyle, 1850-1854 [Pastor of Ss. Peter & Paul Elmira]
  • Fr. Cunningham, 1854-1860 [First resident pastor]
  • Fr. Peter Colgan, 1860-May 22, 1896 [upon death]
  • Fr. Charles D. McMullen [during sickness of Fr. Colgan for 1 year]
  • Fr. James M. Bustin, 1896-Jan. 1897 [Administrator], Jan. 1897-Mar. 31, 1918 [pastor; upon death]
  • Fr. John J. Cleeson, May 1918-July 23, 1920 [upon death]
  • Msgr. James Griffin, 1920-June 1940 [upon retirement]
  • Fr. John A. Smith, June 1940-Jan. 1953 [upon death]
  • Fr. Thomas F. Brennan, 1953-June 26, 1975 [upon retirement]
  • Fr. Michael C. Hogan, June 26, 1975-June 30, 1982
  • Fr. Richard M. Murphy, June 30, 1982-June 26, 1990
  • Fr. William V. Spilly, June 26, 1990-June 25, 1996
  • Fr. Philip J. Billotte, July 1, 1992-Dec. 31, 1992 [Temporary administrator, sabbatical]
  • Fr. Michael Conboy, June 25, 1996-Jan 9, 2000
  • Sr. Joan Cawley SSJ, January 10, 2000-June 27, 2000 [Temporary administrator]
  • Sr. Joan Cawley SSJ, June 27, 2000-June 26, 2006 [upon retirement]
  • Dea. Dean F. Condon, June 26, 2006-present [Administrator]


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