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Offline GTAsoldier

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The Retirement of Fr. Peter Gillquist
« on: December 28, 2011, 05:02:30 PM »
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John Maddex visits the home of Fr. Peter and Kh. Marilyn Gillquist to talk about the recent announcement by His Eminence Metropolitan Philip of Fr. Peter's retirement as Chairman of the Department of Missions and Evangelism for the Antiochian Archdiocese. Joining them is their son, Fr. Peter Jon Gillquist.
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P.S. The transcript for this interview is available on the Ancient Faith Radio web link above.
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Re: The Retirement of Fr. Peter Gillquist
« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2011, 05:03:51 PM »
I listened to it yesterday, I had no idea he had cancer. God bless him!

BTW is it only me, or does he sound like John Goodman?

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Re: The Retirement of Fr. Peter Gillquist
« Reply #2 on: December 28, 2011, 05:17:14 PM »
I didn't know of Fr Peter's cancer, either. Lord, have mercy.
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Re: The Retirement of Fr. Peter Gillquist
« Reply #3 on: December 28, 2011, 05:42:59 PM »
Lord have mercy.

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Re: The Retirement of Fr. Peter Gillquist
« Reply #4 on: December 28, 2011, 05:54:04 PM »
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Re: The Retirement of Fr. Peter Gillquist
« Reply #5 on: December 28, 2011, 06:03:17 PM »
I had no idea. Jesus, please heal him.

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Re: The Retirement of Fr. Peter Gillquist
« Reply #6 on: December 29, 2011, 12:12:46 PM »
Lord have mercy.

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Re: The Retirement of Fr. Peter Gillquist
« Reply #7 on: December 29, 2011, 12:43:47 PM »
Lord, have mercy. "Becoming Orthodox" is one of the most important books I've read growing up.
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Re: The Retirement of Fr. Peter Gillquist
« Reply #8 on: December 29, 2011, 02:24:20 PM »
Lord have mercy!

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Re: The Retirement of Fr. Peter Gillquist
« Reply #9 on: December 29, 2011, 02:34:30 PM »
Lord have mercy!

Fr. Peter has had cancer for some time (years), but he has not wanted to broadcast that.  Hopefully, he will be able to enjoy some retirement.
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Re: The Retirement of Fr. Peter Gillquist
« Reply #10 on: December 29, 2011, 02:43:58 PM »
Lord, have mercy! Fr. Peter Gilquist has done so much for this faith in America.
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