Rochester Churches Chemung County
St. Patrick


Location: Chemung County, Elmira
Address: 604 Park Place Map
Parish formed: 1869
Present church built: 1873
Present affiliation: Part of the Most Holy Name of Jesus parish
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  • Fr. Patrick Hopkins, 1869-July 9, 1870 [upon death]
  • Fr. James J. Bloomer, July 22, 1870-1932 [upon death]
  • Fr. Francis E. McCrone, 1932 [Temporary administrator for 6 months]
  • Msgr. William J. Brien, 1932-June 24, 1958
  • Msgr. John S. Hayes, June 24, 1958-May 29, 1966
  • Fr. Joseph M. Egan, June 28, 1966-June 28, 1978
  • Fr. David B. Callan and Fr. Kevin Murphy, June 28, 1978-July 1979 [Fr. Callan took a leave in 1978]
  • Fr. Daniel F. Holland, July 1979-June 30, 1992
  • Fr. Eugene P. Sweeney, June 30, 1992-June 28, 1994
  • Fr. Paul J. Freemesser, month of July 1994 [Temporary administrator]
  • Fr. Joseph P. McCaffrey, Aug. 1, 1994-June 27, 2000
  • Fr. Walter Wainwright, June 27, 2000-June 30, 2009 [upon retirement]
  • Fr. Richard T. Farrell, June 30, 2009-June 27, 2017 [upon clustering]
  • Fr. Scott M. Kubinski, June 27, 2017-present


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