Rochester Churches Monroe County
St. Vincent De Paul


Location: Monroe County, Riga, Churchville
Address: 11 S. Main St. Map
Parish formed: 1869 [mission], 1873 [parish]
Present church built: 1885
Present affiliation: Part of the St. Martin de Porres parish
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  • Fr. Michael Purcell and priests from St. Patrick's Cathedral, 1869-June 1873
  • Fr. Michael Meagher, June 1873-1874 [First resident pastor]
  • Fr. William Morrin, 1874-1881
  • Fr. Angelo Lugero, 1881-1882
  • Fr. Dennis J. Curran, 1882-1899
  • Fr. Michael J. Ryan, 1899-1900
  • Fr. John J. Bresnihan, 1900-1914
  • Fr. Philip E. Golding, 1914-1931
  • Fr. Joseph E. Guilfoil, 1931-1940
  • Fr. J. Edmund O'Brien, 1940-1944
  • Fr. John J. Burke, 1944-1956
  • Fr. William J. Ayers, 1956-Jan. 23, 1957 [upon death]
  • Fr. John L. Maxwell, Feb. 5, 1957-June 1972 [upon retirement]
  • Fr. Louis J. Hohman, June 1972-June 28, 1983
  • Fr. Dominic F. Mockevicius, June 28, 1983-June 28, 1994
  • Paul Cloonan, Jan. 1986-June 1986? [Temporary administrator, sabbatical]
  • Melvin H. Walczak, June 28, 1994-June 27, 1995 [Administrator]
  • Fr. William F. Laird, June 27, 1995-1998 [Administrator; sacramental minister in 1998 upon appointment to diocesan tribunal]
  • Charlotte Bruney, May 30, 1998-June 28, 2011 [aAdministrator]
  • Fr. Theodore Auble, Aug. 20-Nov. 29, 2010 [Temporary administrator, sabbatical]
  • Irene Goodwin, June 28, 2011-June 2014 [Administrator]
  • Fr. John Hayes, June 2014-present


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