Rochester Churches Wayne County
St. Michael


Location: Wayne County, Newark
Address: 401 S. Main St. Map
Parish formed: 1869 [mission], 1903 [parish]
Present church built: 1903
Present affiliation: Parish
Web site:


  • Mission of St. Michael, Lyons from 1869-1903
  • Fr. James J. Gibbons, 1903-1927 [upon death; First resident Pastor]
  • Fr. John J. Ganey, 1927-1945
  • Fr. Henry J. Doerbecker, 1945-1957 [upon retirement]
  • Fr. Joseph M. McDonnell, June 21, 1957-June 26, 1975 [upon retirement]
  • Frs. Eugene Sweeney and Peter Deckman, June 26, 1975-June 25, 1980 [Co-pastorate]
  • Fr. Edward E. Steinkirchner, June 25, 1980-June 27, 1995 [upon retirement]
  • Fr. Peter C. Clifford, June 27, 1995-June 26, 2007
  • Fr. Mark Brewer, June 26, 2007-2009
  • Fr. Felix Dalimpuo, June 30, 2009-Nov. 4, 2015 [Pastor, was Administrator prior; upon death]
  • Patricia Albrecht, Nov. 2015-June 28, 2016 [Temporary administrator]
  • Fr. Jeffrey Tunnicliff, June 28, 2016-June 25, 2019
  • Fr. David M. Tedesche, June 25, 2019-present


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