Rochester Churches Livingston County
St. Thomas Aquinas


Location: Livingston County, Leicester
Address: 175 Main St. Map
Parish formed: 1897
Present church built: Unsure, but was a Protestant church prior to 1897.
Present affiliation: Part of the St. Luke the Evangelist parish
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  • Fr. Herman Schaeffer, 1897- ..
  • Fr. Orestes Canali, ?
  • ..
  • Fr. James W. Tischer, -July 1, 1934
  • Fr. Leo M. Schwab, July 1, 1934-1940
  • Fr. Charles R. Reynolds, 1940-June 24, 1971 [upon retirement]
  • Fr. Edwin R. Wedow, June 24, 1971-June 23, 1976
  • Fr. Walter Wainwright, June 23, 1976-June 1981
  • Fr. Edward B. Zenkel, June 1981-June 28, 1994
  • Fr. Richard J. Beligotti, June 28, 1994-1999
  • Fr. Desmond O'Neill, June 1999-Mar. 31, 2000 [upon death]
  • Fr. George Okoth, June 27, 2000-Sep. 2, 2002
  • Fr. Michael Murimi, Sep. 18, 2002-Jan. 1, 2004 [upon resignation, returned to Kenya]
  • Jan. 1, 2004-2005 [No resident pastor or Sunday Masses. Weekday Masses offered by Fr. Michael Brown and Fr. Daniel T. McMullin]
  • Fr. Patrick Connor, 2005-June 26, 2007
  • Fr. William Kamau Ng'ang'a, June 26, 2007-2009
  • Michael Sauter, 2009-June 28, 2016 [Administrator]
  • Fr. Bernanrd I. Dan, June 28, 2016-present


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