Fr. Peter Cronin’s Bio

January 13, 1949
Peter Christopher Cronin was born in north Dublin into a devout Catholic family and later studied with the Irish Christian Brothers.

July 10th, 1965 [age 16]
Joined the Legion of Christ and trained in Spain and Rome.

January 3, 1981 [age 32]: ordained to the Catholic priesthood; apostolate in USA and Mexico

November 1st, 1985 [age 36]
Left Legion and joined archdiocese of Washington, DC

September 8th, 1992
At bus depot Shallotte, NC, decided to found NETWORK, Regain’s precursor.

October, 1992
First Network Newsletter

January 22, 1995 [age 46]
Installed as Pastor St. Michael’s Church, a multi-ethnic parish in Silver Spring, MD

September 19, 1999 [age 50]
Died suddenly. Death surprised Father Peter but did not find him unprepared.

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