Paul F. Morrissey

Paul F. Morrissey, OSA has been priest a for 51 years and volunteers as a chaplain in the Philadelphia Prison System. He is the author of Let Someone Hold You: The Journey of a Hospice Priest (Crossroad, 1994), which won the Catholic Press Award and the Christopher Award, and editor of “Voices From Prison and the Edge,” a newsletter for those affected by crime. His pamphlet about prayer is available at His most recent work is a novel, The Black Wall of Silence.

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