Rochester Churches Wayne County
St. Patrick


Location: Wayne County, Savannah
Address: 1583 Grand Ave. Map
Parish formed: 1876
Present church built: 1964
Present affiliation: Part of the St. Joseph the Worker parish
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  • Fr. W. Biggins, 1877-1878 [Pastor of St. John Clyde]
  • Fr. E. McGowan, 1878-1886
  • Fr. John J. Gleeson, 1886-1903
  • Was mission of St. Michael Montezuma from 1903-1911
  • Fr. John J. Gleeson, 1911-May 1918 [Returned to being mission of Clyde
  • Fr. John E. Casey, May 1918-Mar. 23, 1929 [upon death]
  • Fr. Charles J. Azzi, Mar. 23, 1929-June 1929 [Temporary administrator]
  • Msgr. Joseph V. Curtin, June 1929-1957
  • Fr. Paul J. Cuddy, 1957-1967
  • Fr. John L. Coonan, Nov. 1967-1976 [upon death]
  • Fr. William J. Cosgrove, Oct. 13, 1976-June 28, 1983
  • Fr. Thomas F. Nellis, June 28, 1983-June 30, 1992
  • Fr. John V. Forni, Jan. 1992-June 30, 1992 [Temporary administrator, sabbatical]
  • Fr. Leo J. Reinhardt, June 30, 1992-June 27, 2000
  • Fr. James Hewes, June 27, 2000-June 26, 2007
  • Sr. Diane Dennie SSJ, June 26, 2007-June 28, 2011 [Administrator]
  • Fr. Augustine Chumo, June 28, 2011-June 28, 2016
  • Fr. David M. Tedesche, June 28, 2016-present


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