Saint Peter's Church (Mendota, Minnesota)

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St. Peter's Church
The stone church and steeple.
St. Peter's Church is located in Minnesota
St. Peter's Church
St. Peter's Church
44°53′9″N 93°10′7″W / 44.88583°N 93.16861°W / 44.88583; -93.16861Coordinates: 44°53′9″N 93°10′7″W / 44.88583°N 93.16861°W / 44.88583; -93.16861
Location Mendota, Minnesota
Country United States
Denomination Roman Catholic
Website www.stpetersmendota.org
History
Founded 1840
Administration
Archdiocese Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis
Clergy
Archbishop John Clayton Nienstedt
Priest(s) Joseph Gallatin

St. Peter's Catholic Church, in Mendota, is the oldest church in the state of Minnesota. It was founded in 1840.

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Pastors[edit]

The back, which was formerly living quarters for priests.
  • Bishop Mathias Loras (1839)
  • Father Lucien Galtier (1840–1844)
  • Father Augustin Ravoux (1844–1857)
  • Father Anatole Oster (1857–1859)
  • Father J. Claude Robert (1859–1866)
  • Father Claude Genis (1866–1868)
  • Father Patrick F. Glennon (1868–1877)
  • Father Joseph Anthime Payetite (1877–1878)
  • Father C. Arthur Sicazrd De Carufel (1878–1881)
  • Father William P. Murray (1881)
  • Father Constantine L. Egan, O.P. (1881–1883)
  • Father Louis Cornelis (1883–1886)
  • Father Thomas F. Duane (1886–1891)
  • Father John Gmeiner (1891–1894)
  • Father Martin Mahoney (1894–1902)
  • Monsignor Anatole Oster (1902–1907)
  • Father Joseph Goiffon (1905–1908)
  • Father Francis A. Serpaggi (1907–1908)
  • Father Patrick J. O'Connor (1908–1913)
  • Father Martin Mahoney (1913–1931)
  • Father Stephen J. Cassidy (1918–1929)
  • Father Thomas P. Ryan (1931)
  • Father William J. Harrington (1931–1956)
  • Father Harvey F. Egan (1957–1965)
  • Father John V. Flaherty (1965–1969)
  • Father James B. Namie (1969–1970)
  • Father John T. Bauer (1970–1975)
  • Father Peter Fleming (1970–1972)
  • Father Raymond W. Marschall (1975–1977)
  • Father Michael M. Arms (1977–1989)
  • Father Kevin I. Clinton (1989–2005)
  • Father Rick Banker (2005–2008)
  • Father Joseph Gallatin (2008–present)

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