Venerable Patrick Peyton

Father Patrick PeytonProfile

Immigrant to the United States. Ordained at Notre Dame University in 1941. Despite ongoing health problems, he entered the Congregation of Holy Cross. He recovered his health, attributed the healing to the intercession of the Virgin Mary, and was moved to establish the Rosary Crusade; he coined the motto, “the family that prays together stays together”. Frequent guest on American radio and television to promote praying the rosary.





The family that prays together stays together. Venerable Patrick Peyton

A world at prayer is a world at peace. Venerable Patrick Peyton

MLA Citation

  • “Venerable Patrick Peyton“. CatholicSaints.Info. 8 August 2018. Web. 23 January 2021. <>