Rochester Churches Chemung County
St. Pius X


Location: Chemung County, Van Etten
Address: 92 Main St. Map
Parish formed: 1953
Present church built: Dec. 24, 1965 [First Mass]
Present affiliation: Closed
Date closed: June 28, 2009
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  • Fr. Michael Reder OFM Cap., 1954-1961
  • Fr. Victor Valentovic OFM Cap., 1961-1970
  • Fr. John A. Morgan, Oct. 1971-Apr. 1972 [Temporary administrator after Franciscans of St. Fidels Friary stopped staffing the parish]
  • Fr. Bernard V. Kuchman, Apr. 1972-1975 [Administrator]
  • Fr. Robert J. Downs, 1975-June 1984
  • Fr. M. Gerard Hafner, June 1984-June 30, 1987
  • Fr. Thomas H. Watts, June 30, 1987-June 26, 2001 [upon retirement]
  • Dea. Raymond A. Defendorf, June 26, 2001-June 2003 [Administrator]
  • Fr. William Moorby, June 2003-June 28, 2009


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