Rochester Churches Monroe County
St. Paul of the Cross


Location: Monroe County, Mendon, Honeoye Falls
Address: 31 Monroe St. Map
Parish formed: 1846 [mission], May 30, 1869 [parish]
Present church built: 1940
Present affiliation: Parish, part of the St. Agnes/St. Paul of the Cross/St. Rose cluster
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  • Fr. William A. Gregg, 1846-May 30, 1869 [Pastor of St. Rose]
  • Fr. Charles B. Rimmels, May 30, 1869-1876 [First resident pastor]
  • Fr. Alfred J. Evans, 1876-1879
  • Fr. James J. Leary, 1879-1888
  • Fr. James Dougherty, 1888 [administrator]
  • Fr. Angelo Lugero, 1888-1890
  • Fr. Martin J. Cluney, 1890-July 1936 [upon death]
  • Fr. William J. Killackey, 1936-1948
  • Fr. Howard W. Geck, 1948-Sep. 18, 1962 [upon retirement, poor health]
  • Fr. John K. Wheaton, Sep. 18, 1962-1969 [upon retirement, poor health]
  • Fr. Michael C. Hogan, 1969-1970 [administrator] 1970-1975 [pastor]
  • Fr. Otto J. Vogt, 1975-June 27, 1995 [upon retirement]
  • Fr. Lawrence A. Gross, June 27, 1995-June 29, 2010 [upon retirement]
  • Sr. Karen Dietz, June 29, 2010-Aug. 2015 [Administrator]
  • Fr. Michael G. Fowler, Aug. 2015-June 25, 2019 [Administrator], June 25, 2019-present [Pastor]


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Stations of the Cross

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