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Rochester Churches Livingston County
St. Simon

Biography

Location: Livingston County, Springwater
Address:
Parish formed: 1881
Present church built: 1881
Present affiliation: Closed - demolished
Date closed: 1905
Web site: n/a

Pastors/Rectors/Administrators

  • Fr. Simon Fitzsimon, 1881- [Pastor of St. Patrick, Dansville]
  • ..
  • Fr. Joseph W. Hendrick, 1894-1898 [Pastor of St. Michael, Livonia Center]
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History

St. Simon was established in 1881 to serve Catholic farmers who settled on the western hill outside the village of Springwater. Fr. Simon Fitzsimon, then pastor of the former St. Patrick's in Dansville, had a small church constructed next to the railroad tracks. The church would become a mission of St. Michael in Livonia (1894) and later St. Joseph in Wayland (1898). St. Simon was closed and sold in 1905, and was used for some time to store grain before eventually being demolished.



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