Fr. Peter’s Gillquist’s
cancer has metastasized and is more extensive than first indicated. He
should be discharged today to go home under hospice care. They are now
thinking he has a few weeks. Please keep Fr. Peter, his wife [Kh.] Marilyn and
his family in your prayers.In Christ, Fr James Bernstein, Dean
Fr. Peter is an archpriest of the AOCAN (Antiochian church) and a well-known author and speaker. He was diagnosed with melanoma in 1999 but miraculously recovered. He suffered a recurrence this year and has been diagnosed with stage IV metastatic melanoma. He has six children and 19 grandchildren.