Ian Morgan Cron

Ian Morgan Cron is an author, speaker, Episcopal priest, psychotherapist, and retreat guide.

To introduce others to St. Francis of Assisi, he authored Chasing Francis: A Pilgrim’s Tale. His literary debut received accolades from The Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, Fr Richard Rohr, Phyllis Tickle, Marcus Borg, Brian McLaren, and artist Makoto Fujimura.

Thomas Nelson released Ian’s spiritual memoir Jesus, My Father, the CIA, and Me: A Memoir…Of Sorts in June 2011. Publishers Weekly described the book as, “Simultaneously redemptive and consoling with bright moments of humor…a story chock-full of sacredness and hope.”

The book was chosen as a featured title in the prestigious Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers program.

In addition to writing, facilitating retreats, and speaking around the country, Ian is an adjunct priest at Christ Episcopal Church in Greenwich, Connecticut where he curates the Conversations in Courage and Faith series ( He is also a student at Fordham University (The Jesuit University in New York) where he is completing his doctoral work in Christian spirituality.

Ian adores the Rolling Stone’s record Exile on Main Street, and the melody to Lulu’s 1967 hit song “To Sir, With Love” has been stuck in his head for more than thirty years. He can explain the former, but not the latter.

Ian divides his time between living in Tennessee and Vermont with his wife, and three children.

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