Henry T. Regan, O.S.A.

1859 – 1937 (July 16)

Henry Timothy Regan, son of John O’Regan and Margaret Donovan, and younger brother of Daniel Regan, O.S.A. of our Province, was born at Andover, Massachusetts, on December 18, 1859. He was baptized at Immaculate Conception Church, Lawrence, the following day. He entered the novitiate at Villanova, Pennsylvania on October 3, 1880, and made simple profession on October 4, 1881. He was solemnly professed on October 5, 1884, and was ordained to the priesthood on May 23, 1885 by Archbishop Patrick Ryan in the Philadelphia Cathedral.

Father Regan served at Immaculate Conception Parish, Hoosick Falls and at Saint John’s, Schaghticoke, both in New York, and later at Saint Mary’s in Lawrence, Mass. He was also Rector at Saint James Parish, Carthage, New York; Saint Laurence’s in Lawrence, Mass.; and at Saint Mary’s, Waterford, and Saint Patrick, Cambridge, N.Y.

Father Regan died at Villanova on July 16, 1936 at the age of 78. He is buried in the Community Cemetery at Villanova.