We sadly report that our longtime news editor, Paul Likoudis, has been diagnosed with colon cancer. He will be incapacitated for about six months as he undergoes chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery. His From the Mail column will be suspended. We ask your prayers for Paul’s full recovery. If you would like to help Paul with his overwhelming medical expenses, a fund has been set up at his parish: St. James the Apostle Church, 17 Whig St., Trumansburg, NY 14886; phone: 607-387-6781; pastor: Fr. John Tokaz. Paul can be emailed at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Frank Morriss, longtime Wanderer contributing editor and Catholic defender of the faith, has died at his home in Wheat Ridge, Colo., on January 25, 2014. Morriss was born March 28, 1923 in Pasadena, Calif., the son of B.G. Morriss and Regina Spann Morriss. He spent most of his life in Denver. He married Mary Rita Moynihan on February 11, 1950; she preceded him in death, as did his daughter Regina (Sr. Mary John) Morriss. His surviving children are Patricia Bateman (Louie) of Wichita, Mary Ellen Hill (Jeff) and Gerard both of Denver, and his grandson, Lee Francis Hill, also of Denver. Morriss held a doctoral degree in law (JD) from Georgetown University and a doctorate in journalism, as well as…Continue Reading