The History of Immaculate Conception Church
In conjunction with the Sesquicentennial of Immaculate Conception Parish in 2003,
Thomas A. Brennan, Jr. compiled an extensive history of the parish. The contents
of this book have been scanned in sections and are included below.
Subsequent to the writing of the book:
- Pastor Changes
- Reverend Monsignor Oliverio retired in 2005.
- Reverend Eric. P Raaser served as pastor from July 1, 2005 through July 31, 2015
- On August 1, 2015, a new parish was formed by combining Immaculate Conception and Assumption Parishes.
Reverend Anthony Domenic Sorgie is the first pastor of Immaculate Conception and Assumption of Our Lady Parish.
- Parochial Vicar Changes
- Reverend Joseph Fallon left the parish in 2006 to become Pastor
at the Church of the Most Precious Blood in Walden, NY.
- Reverend John Lauri joined the parish in 2007 and left in 2008.
- Reverend Kevin Malick joined the parish in 2008 and was
transferred to Staten Island in 2012.
- Reverend Joseph Emmanuel left the parish in 2011 to become
Administrator of the Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Tuxedo, NY
- Reverend John Antony joined the parish in 2011 and left in 2013.
- Reverend Ransford Clarke joined the parish in 2012 and left in 2015.
- Reverend Paul Waddell joined the parish in 2015.
- Reverend Lino Gonsalves joined the Parish in 2016 and left the same year to administer
St. Theresa’s parish in Lower Manhattan.
- Reverend Seán Connolly joined the parish in 2016.
- Principals of Immaculate Conception School
- Dr. Elaine Farrell retired as Principal in 2007.
- Ms. Maureen Harten has served as Principal of ICS since 2007.