Frank Morriss

From Whence the AmChurch Name Comes and its Dictionary

In the wake of John Paul II’s celebrity and the tide of hope Pope Benedict brought to many who long for plain chant, reverence, and clear succinct catechetical materials, there is a creature of machinery long forgotten. This beast of a machine used to present itself as the future of the Church, progressing headlong into…

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Thoughts about Frank Morriss

Some battles are fought hand-to-hand; others with rifles and bombs. There is open combat, guerrilla warfare, and insidious deals behind closed doors. Frank Morriss will be remembered in none of these venues, but as a warrior all the same. Frank — author, mentor, teacher, family man — was a word warrior, using faith and reason…

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Frank Morriss, Herald of Hope…Requiescat in Pace

Frank Morriss–Catholic, husband, father, grandfather, WWII Vet, lawyer, author, and Bellarmine Forum Board Member died this morning in his home near Denver, Colorado. Our hearts and prayers are united to him and his family at this time and we kindly ask all of our supporters and benefactors to remember him today and tomorrow at their Masses. He…

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Prayers Requested for Frank Morriss

Our dear friend and Board Member Frank Morriss was hospitalized last week and is in the ICU. Frank, a WWII vet who will be 90 in March, wrote for years for The Wanderer, was a founding editor of Twin Circle and the Catholic Register in Denver. He co-edited our Forum Focus since 1985.  Most recently he contributed…

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Take a Lesson: The next Magazine Issue and Twerking a.k.a. “Butt Dancing”

Next Issue Has The Way Frank Morriss has 2 pieces in our upcoming issue of the Bellarmine Forum magazine, “Vatican II: Renewal or Rupture?” He writes eloquently about religious freedom, that freedom that comes from possession of truth.  “I am the way,” Christ said, not “a way.”  “Come follow Me,” Christ said, not “Go follow…

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Restructuring The Church Into Their Own Image: RENEW Bible Studies

REPRINTThis article originally appeared in the Wanderer Forum Foundation’s Quarterly in 1992. We find that the analysis herein is worth revisting today: When Mr. Morriss spoke of “restructuring” the Church then, do you see it around you today? What about his treatment of bible studies — was he right? Have you encountered this today? This…

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The Second Vatican Council: Tradition and Continuity

Think you know Vatican II? Can you name the documents and facts of Vatican II besides Lumen Gentium? Ever wonder what the popes were thinking who signaled the need for a council? (and why what happened afterward wasn’t what they were looking for) — Our latest Magazine has these and more answers!

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Francis Thompson: A Reflection on the Poetic Vocation

Is there such a thing as a “poetic vocation?” What is it that the poet sees that the rest of us don’t? Veteran Catholic journalist and Wanderer Forum Foundation Board Member Frank Morriss tells us in this truly Catholic appreciation of English poet Francis Thompson (1859-1907). More than simply an analysis of Thompson and his work,…

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The Highjacking of America’s Children

Frank Morriss eviscerates the onset of Outcome Based Education (OBE) and its effects on dumbing our children down. An expose of the history even back into the FDR era ans the Fabian socialist roots to create this system of education and its goals.

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Liturgy for the American Church Making Worship the Hostage of Ideology

Liturgy for the American Church Making Worship the Hostage of Ideology Frank Morriss The purest worship is adoration of God as He has revealed Himself to us and as our highest abilities respond to that revelation. Prayers of petition, recognizing God’s providence, are also legitimate worship, speaking our utter dependence upon our heavenly Father and…

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