Priest's Who Serve - Past and Present

Luke 1:74 “…to grant us that we, being rescued from the hand of our enemies, might serve him without fear”

Our Priests

We are grateful for all of our priests who share their time and talent with us.


Parish Priests who have served Visitation B.V.M. Parish over the past 53 years:
(* Deceased)

Msgr. John C. Larkin* (1954 – 1980)
Rev. Philip A. McArdel* (1955 – 1955)
Rev. James F. Cassidy* (1955 – 1960)
Rev. John T. Coates (1958 – 1973)
Rev. Joseph W. McCloskey (1961 – 1962)
Rev. John R. McFadden (1962 – 1969) 
Rev. Henry C. Schuyler* (1961 – 2001)
Rev. Joseph P. Lupinacci (1967 – 1969)
Rev. Arthur I. Taraborelli (1969 – 1973)
Rev. Thomas P. Gillin (1973 – 1976)
Rev. Ferdinand Buccafurni (1976 – 1981)
Rev. Thomas P. McKelvey (1976 – 1981)
Rev. James F. Muscarella (1979 – 1983)
Msgr. Francis J. Clemins* (1980 – 1999)
Rev. Stephen R. Bloh (1981 – 1985)
Rev. Leo G. Zavatsky (1983 – 1984)
Rev. George P. Ettoree* (1984 – 1987)
Rev. Richard J. Maisano (1984 – 1988)
Rev. Joseph W. Bongard (1986 – 1992)
Rev. Frederico C. Britto (1988 – 1990)
Rev. Joseph F. Smith* (1989 – 1997)
Rev. Joseph W. Dragon (1990 – 1995)
Rev. Peter J. Dunn (1990 – 1994)
Rev. Francis J. Mulranen (1992 – 2000)
Rev. Zachary W. Navit (1994 – 2001)
Rev. Francis X. Herron (1995 – 2000)
Rev. Khoa M. Nguygen (2001 – 2004)
Rev. Eugene C. Wilson (2000 – 2005) 
Rev. Patrick S. McManus (2004 – 2006)
Rev. Edward J. Kelly (2005-2016t)
Rev. Michael J, Saban (2006-present)
Msgr. Ignatius L.. Murray (In Residence to 2016)
Msgr. Thomas A. Murray (1999 – 2016)
Rev. Terence Weik (2016-present)