Pastoral and Office Staff

Fr. John F Gagnier

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PASTOR. As a native of Rochester, I grew up in Holy Redeemer Parish, attending its school. Several of my classmates from Aquinas and Saint John Fisher were
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Fr. John Reif



SENIOR PRIEST. Father Reif joined the parish staff in 1999. Born in Rochester, he grew up in the Maplewood-10th Ward area. Attendance at Sacred Heart School and Aquinas Institute preceded his
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Joseph Placious

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DEACON. For the last eight years he and his wife Natalie have been part of the Holy Name of Jesus Parish. Before that they were active at St. Andrew’s Parish.
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Mary Jo DiNoto

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PASTORAL ADMIN. Mary Jo is what many people call a “Cradle Catholic”. She was born and baptized in Syracuse, but in 1965, her parents moved to Gates and joined St. Theodore
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Mary Martell

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SCHOOL PRINCIPAL. Mary and her family have been parishioners at Holy Cross over 20 years. She has three sons who all attended Holy Cross School. She has
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Mary Toot

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FAITH FORMATION. Mary and her family have been members of Holy Cross parish community for many years. She has a Master’s in Education from Nazareth College,
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Donna Jacobi

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TWEEN/TEEN MINISTRY FACILITATOR. Donna is a lifelong member of Holy Cross who has worked a great deal with youth from the time her girls were involved
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Office Staff

Nicky McGrath

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RECEPTIONIST/SECRETARY. Nicky is available from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM, Monday through Thursday and can assist you with many issues or questions:
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Gina Hill

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OFFICE MANAGER/ BOOKKEEPING. Gina is our office manager/accountant. She works closely with the Pastor in managing the day-to-day financial issues of the parish including,
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Dan Leitten

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DIRECTOR OF FINANCE. Dan is our Director of Finance. He works closely with the Pastor and takes on some of the tasks, presently done by him, associated with the overall practical
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Jennifer Ertel

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BULLETIN EDITOR. Jenny is our Bulletin Editor. She collects information, photos, and artwork, and prepares the bulletin for print each week.
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Our Parish Pastoral team assists in all phases of care and ministering to our parishioners. Office Hours are from 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Call 585-663-2244. Office e-mail is rholycross@dor.org