The Father Peyton Center

The World Headquarters for Holy Cross Family Ministries


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Entertain, Inspire and Educate

The Father Peyton Center in North Easton, Massachusetts serves as a holy destination for individuals, families, parishes and other groups. Guests are welcomed to experience a variety of spiritually enriching opportunities that further strengthen families and our communities. Visitors spend time in prayer or attend daily Mass in Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Chapel; others partake in retreats, family-focused programs, and other activities such as our educational and inspiring monthly Father Peyton Guild events.


“They concentrate on family prayer and spirituality. In the long view of history, is anything more pressing?”

Father Willy Raymond, C.S.C.
President of Holy Cross Family Ministries

Why Visit The Father Peyton Center?

All are welcome! Join us at the World Headquarters for Holy Cross Family Ministries located at 518 Washington St., North Easton, MA 02356:

  • View displays about the life and works of Father Patrick Peyton, C.S.C.
  • Visit the bookstore containing all DVD's produced by Family Theater Productions and more (Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm)
  • Pray the Rosary with us at 11:30 am or attend Mass at noon (Monday to Friday)
  • Spend time in quiet prayer on the outdoor Rosary Walk
  • Join us for Holy Hour: Prayer for Families (Fridays from 3pm to 4pm)
  • Visit Father Peyton's grave in the nearby cemetery of Holy Cross Brothers and Fathers
  • The Center Chaplain is available for the Sacrament of Reconciliation upon request
  • Attend events and celebrations, such as the Father Peyton Anniversary Mass

Looking Ahead

With the exciting news of Pope Francis declaring Father Peyton Venerable, we are planning to revitalize the Father Peyton Center and create the Venerable Patrick Peyton Family Prayer and Ministry Center that will tell the story of Father Peyton's life and work, while encouraging families to pray. We look forward to providing you updates on this project in the months ahead!


Save the Date


Venerable Patrick Peyton: On the Rosary Path to Sainthood A Prayer Celebration for Families

June 10, 2018 1:00 PM

Pray with us as we celebrate Pope Francis' declaration recognizing Father Patrick Peyton, C.S.C., as Venerable and another step closer to sainthood

Celebration commences with a Eucharistic Procession, followed by Family Rosary Prayer, Holy Mass and concludes with refreshments.

We hope you join us on this joyous occasion!


Calling all singers!!!

Family Rosary is requesting the participation of local choirs or individuals who would like to be involved in a "combined choir" for this special event which will include the celebration of Mass.

There will be one rehearsal held on Sunday, June 3, from 3-5 pm, a week prior to the event. The rehearsal will take place in the Chapel of Mary on the campus of Stonehill College, 320 Washington St., Easton, MA. If you are interested, please contact Father Leo Polselli, C.S.C., no later than May 20 at or 508-238-4095.





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