By PEGGY MOEN
ST. PAUL, Minn. — “For the greatest fulfillment of joy we shall have, as I see it, is the marvelous courtesy and unassuming friendliness of our Father who is our Maker, in our Lord Jesus Christ.”
Paul Likoudis included that quotation from Blessed Julian of Norwich in a book he wrote and published in 1986, entitled Saints and the Struggle for a Christian Society.
I reviewed that book for The Wanderer in its then book review section, Reflections, summer 1986. I met Paul for the first time two months later, at the 19th National Wanderer Forum, October 3-4, in Washington, D.C. Paul thanked me for the kindness of my review.
We both wrote about that Forum for The Wanderer, with Paul reporting on “Forum Participants Inspired by Talks on Role of Laity.”
That coverage was the beginning of Paul’s long career with The Wanderer, following his employment with other Church outlets, including the Catholic Commentator in Baton Rouge, La., and the Canadian Catholic Register, based in Toronto.
Paul’s work as news editor for The Wanderer ended in 2014 following the onset of his colon cancer. … Continue Reading