John Regan, O.S.A.

1862 – 1884 (November 24)

John Joseph Regan, son of Thomas Regan and Mary O’Brien, was born in Clonmell, Ireland on December 23, 1862. He entered the novitiate at Villanova, PA, in February, 1883, and professed simple vows on February 3, 1884.

He was forced to discontinue his studies because of poor health. He died of tuberculosis at the home of his parents in Lawrence, MA on November 24, 1884 at the age of 22. He is buried in Saint Mary’s cemetery in Lawrence.