Pastors and Associates

This list of pastors and associates who served at St Patrick in Kent from 1864 to present was compiled by Deacon Tim DeFrange using Rev. Houck’s 1889 History of the Diocese of Cleveland  and a 1987 list compiled by Youngstown Diocese Chancellor Reverend James Clarke.

Pastors

Many Pastors have served faithfully at St. Patrick Parish:

01.
Father Patrick Henry Brown (1864-1872)

02.
Father Walter Gibbons (1872-1874)

03. Father John T. Carroll (1874-1876)

04.
Father Joseph D. Bowles (1876-1878)

05.
Father Francis J. O'Neill (1878-1880)

06.
Father James Malloy (1880-1881)

07.
Father Louis Braire (1881-1884)

08.
Father John T. Cahill (1884-1885)

09.
Father George Leeming (1885-1888)

10.
Father Ambrose Graham (1888-1902)

11.
Father James B. Mooney (1902-1904)

12.
Father George A. Branigan (1904-1909)

13.
Father Thomas Mahon (1909-1920)

14.
Father Thomas J. Walsh (1920-1921)

15.
Father James Nolan (1921-1928)

16.
Father Patrick Aloysius Logan (1928-1937)

17.
Father C.J. Bartlett (1937-1941)

18.
Father John Holcomb (1941-1948)

19.
Father John Cunningham (1948-1950)

20.
Monsignor George P. Mulroy (1950-1964)

21.
Monsignor Joseph Koch (1964-1971)

22.
Father Robert Brengartner (1971-1982)

23.
Father John Cassidy (1982-1985)

24.
Monsignor Timothy Kenney (1985-2003)

25.
Father Robert Hannon (2003-2006)

26.
Father Richard J. Pentello (2006-2023)

27.
Father David Bridling (2023-Present)

Associate Pastors

Many Associate Pastors have also served faithfully at St. Patrick Parish:

Father Frederick C. Ludwig (1874)
Father John Hannan (1874-1876)
Father Angelo Paganinni (1876)
Father James H. Leddy (1876-1881)
Father Louis Braire (1881-1889)
Father Patrick A. Logan (1913)
Father Gail Hull  (1929-1931)
Father Ferdinand Hartmann (1936-1939)
Father Leo Carlin (1938-1942)
Father Joseph Koch (1941-1948)
Father James Herman (1942-1943)
Father Coleman Hynes (1943-1944)
Father C.F. Mensing (1944-1945)
Father Leo Dempsey (1946)
Father Joseph Lucas (1945-1947)
Father Allen Simpson (1948-1964)
Father Henry Cibulka (1949-1955)
Father John Kennedy (1956-1965)
Father John Raub (1963-1964)
Father Joseph Martin (1964-1965)
Father Longinus Jan Zima (1964-1965)
Father William Bantz (1965-1968)
Father Anthony Bachowski (1968-1971)
Father Ernest Loperfido (1968-1974)
Father Michael Cariglio (1971-1972)
Father John Warner (1972-1975)
Father Anthony Bachowski (1974-1979)
Father John Andrecic (1975-1977)
Father George Balasko  (1977-1978)
Father James Daprile  (1979-1983)
Father Leo Horner (1982-1986)
Father Richard Evrit (1983-1985)
Father Louis Santucci (1983-1987)
Father Lawrence Frient (1987-1989)
Father James Lang (1988-1989)
Father Thomas Bissler (1988-1990)
Father Thomas Spisak (1989-1990)
Father Kenneth Strader (1990-1992)
Father Michael Balash (1992-1995)
Father Joseph Ruggieri (1995-2000)
Father Thomas Kraszewski (2000-2003)
Father Nicodemus Urassa (2004-2005)
Father Joseph Eze (2005-2006)
Father Robert Miller (2007-2008)
Father Chad Johnson (2021-2023)
Father Michael Marcelli (2023-Present)