CJ Alderton lives and works in beautiful Durango, CO. He leads a ministry called Patrick Crossing which hosts weekly services of teaching and worship at the Irish Embassy Pub in  downtown Durango. In addition to his pastoring responsibilities, he serves as the President of the Durango Celtic Society, the Durango Celtic Festival and also finds time to minister as the Chaplain for Durango Fire and Rescue. His writing ranges from daily devotionals to also being a playwright. He is the author of the play, Aengus & D’Arcy On a Bench In Dublin, which was the Grand Prize winner of the 2016 Durango 10 Minute Play Festival. One of his other loves is music. He plays guitar and sings in the Celtic band Patrick Crossing, which has recorded two CD’s; Yarns & Reels and A Beautiful Night. He lives with his wife Jan and they have 3 grown children and 6 grandchildren.