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Episcopal Diocese of Rochester
Province Province II
Bishop Prince Singh
Cathedral None
Website Episcopal Diocese of Rochester website
Location of the Diocese of Rochester

The Episcopal Diocese of Rochester, is the diocese of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America with jurisdiction over eight counties in west central New York. It is bounded on the north by Lake Ontario, on the east by the Episcopal Diocese of Central New York, on the south by Pennsylvania and on the west by the Episcopal Diocese of Western New York. It is in Province 2 and has no cathedral. Its diocesan offices are in Rochester.[1]


Current bishop

The Rt. Rev. Prince Singh is the eighth and current bishop of Rochester.

Past bishops


Jack M. McKelvey

Jack M. McKelvey was the seventh bishop of Rochester. He has a master's of divinity and an honorary doctorate from Virginia Theological Seminary.[2] He was suffragan bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Newark from 1991-1999.[3]

List of bishops

The bishops of Rochester have been:[4][5]

  1. David L. Ferris, (1931 - 1938), who previously served the Episcopal Diocese of Western New York as suffragan bishop (1920 - 1924), coadjutor bishop (1924) - 1929) and fifth diocesan bishop, (1929 - 1931).[6]
    * Bartel H. Reinheimer, coadjutor bishop (1936)
  2. Bartel H. Reinheimer, (1938 - 1949)
  3. Dudley S. Stark, (1950 - 1962)
  4. George W. Barrett, (1963 - 1969)
  5. Robert R. Spears, Jr., (1970 - 1984) (d. 2008)
  6. William G. Burrill, (1984 - 1999)
  7. Jack M. McKelvey, (2000 - 2008)
  8. Prince Singh, (2008 - present)

See also


  1. ^ Episcopal Church Annual, 2006, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: Morehouse Publishing, p. 340-341
  2. ^ Episcopal Clerical Directory, 2005, revised edition, New York: Church Publishing, p.606.
  3. ^ Episcopal Church Annual, 2004, Harrisburg: Morehouse Publishing, p. 292.
  4. ^ Episcopal Church Annual, 2006, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: Morehouse Publishing, p.340
  5. ^ Aout the Diocese of Rochester
  6. ^ Episcopal Church Annual, 2006, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: Morehouse Publishing, p. 414

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