Fr. John Phalen, CSC, is a priest of the Congregation of Holy Cross, United States Province of Priests and Brothers. He is the vocations director and novice director for the Congregation's District of Perú. He previously served as president of Holy Cross Family Ministries.

Born in Waterbury, Connecticut, Phalen earned a bachelor's degree from Stonehill College and a master's degree in theology at the University of Notre Dame. He also has served in parishes in Indiana and New York.

Books by Fr. John Phalen, CSC