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Fr. Creedon named Peacemaker of the Year

Pax Christi Metro DC-Baltimore will present the Peacemaker of the Year Award to Father Gerry Creedon, pastor of Holy Family Church in Dale City, at St. Charles Borromeo Church, 3304 Washington Blvd., Arlington, Nov. 14. The event will begin with the Vigil Mass at 5 p.m. followed by a dinner in Benedict Hall.

Father Creedon has served the Arlington Diocese for 47 years, including as pastor of Good Shepherd Church in Alexandria and St. Charles Church in Arlington, and as the founding pastor of the diocesan mission in Bánica, Dominican Republic.

In addition to his parish assignments, Father Creedon has served as executive director of Arlington Catholic Charities, diocesan director of Catholic Relief Services and the Campaign for Human Development, and founder of Catholics for Housing and Gabriel Homes for people with disabilities. He is the founder and chairman of the Arlington Peace and Justice Commission.

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© Arlington Catholic Herald 2015