Timeline for Elmira parishes

Mike Latona/Catholic Courier    |    06.04.2018
Category: Southern Tier

The following is a pastoral-planning timeline for the churches of Elmira.

1982 — St. John the Baptist and St. Cecilia cluster, with one pastor serving both churches.

1990 — Ss. Peter and Paul joins the St. John the Baptist/St. Cecilia cluster.

1994 — St. Anthony clusters with St. Patrick.

1994 —St. Casimir clusters with St. Charles Borromeo.

1998 — St. John the Baptist and St. Cecilia churches close.

2006 — Ss. Peter and Paul joins the St. Anthony/St. Patrick cluster.

2006 — Our Lady of Lourdes joins the St. Casimir/St. Charles Borromeo cluster.

2007 — Ss. Peter and Paul, St. Anthony and St. Patrick become Blessed Sacrament Parish.

2008 — St. Anthony Church closes.

2009 — Our Lady of Lourdes, St. Casimir and St. Charles Borromeo become Christ the Redeemer Parish.

2017 — Blessed Sacrament, Christ the Redeemer and St. Mary Southside parishes become a single cluster.

2018 — The six-church cluster becomes a single citywide parish.


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