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Prominent ex-vocation director accused of embezzling $300,000, faces up to 30 years

Catholic World News - May 04, 2010

A priest of the Diocese of Joliet faces the prospect of up to 30 years in prison amid charges he embezzled $300,000 from his parish. Father John Regan, 46, served as vocation director of the Illinois diocese from 1993 to 2006 and is the former president of the National Conference of Diocesan Vocation Directors.

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  • Posted by: Gil125 - May. 04, 2010 3:00 PM ET USA

    Memo to all: if you're feeling a little down or depressed today, by all means read the Thank You to Fr. Regan. It will cheer you up---or at least give you a good laugh.

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