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Easton, Massachusetts:  Fr. Peyton Center


About Father Peyton:

Father Patrick Peyton
Father Patrick Peyton

Fr. Patrick Peyton was born on January 9, 1909 in the town of Carracastle, Ireland in Attymass parish. He is famous for his saying that “the family that prays together stays together”.

In December 2017, he was pronounced Venerable Servant of God, a step along the way to Sainthood.  Here are the steps on the way to Sainthood.

For his story click here.


About the Fr. Peyton Center in Easton, MA:

In addition to the center in Ireland there is a Father Peyton Center in the United States at Easton Massachusetts run by the Congregations of Holy Cross Priests and Brothers.

Grave of Servant of God, Fr. Patrick Peyton in Easton Mass
Grave of Servant of God, Fr. Patrick Peyton

Visitors to the center can view a brief video about the life and work of Servant of God Father Patrick Peyton, spend time in quiet prayer in the center chapel or outdoor Rosary Walk, attend daily Mass at noon Monday through Friday and browse the center gift and bookstore.

The center chaplain is available for the Sacrament of Reconciliation upon request.

Nearby is the grave of Servant of God, Fr. Patrick Peyton, CSC. As you can see from the photo, many visitors have draped their rosaries over his tombstone as tributes to him.

The Museum of Family Prayer at the Father Peyton Center:

The Museum of Family Prayer in Easton, Mass at the Father Peyton Center
Museum of Family Prayer

A new addition to the Holy Cross Family Ministries Family, the Museum of Family Prayer opened its doors in the summer of 2019.

The museum fosters family prayer and spirituality, journeying with families and offering them a place to encounter God, especially through the Rosary.

The Museum of Family Prayer has a separate website from that of the Father Peyton Center.  Click here for the website of the Museum of Family Prayer.


Traveling to the Fr. Peyton Center:

Address: 518 Washington St, North Easton, MA 02356

GPS coordinates: 42° 3′ 6.2604” N, 71° 5′ 4.5924” W

Tel: +1 (800) 299-PRAY (7729)     Fax: +1 (508) 238-3953

Click here for the official website of the Father Peyton Center in North Easton, Massachusetts


1. Fr. Leo Poselli, C.S.C., Chaplain, Fr. Peyton Center
2. Images courtesy Fr. Peyton Center.

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