Father Peter Hocken was born in 1932 and ordained as priest for the Catholic Diocese of Northampton, England in 1964. He received his PhD in 1984 from the University of Birmingham, England and was the Chaplain to the Bishop of Northampton from 1997 – 2001.
A British citizen, Father Peter has been privileged to minister around the world, with bases in: England (1964 – 1976, then again 1996 – 2002); the United States of America (1976 – 1996); and Austria (2002 – present).
Father Peter has been active in the charismatic movement since 1971. He served as Executive Secretary of the Society for Pentecostal Studies, 1988 – 1997.