Fall 2007
                         (page 2)

Publisher's Note

Dear Friends,

     It is with sadness that I have compiled this last 
issue of the print edition of SOBRAN'S.

     By now you have seen in Joe's letter, beginning on 
page one, that economic necessity and his health issues 
are compelling us to end the printed version of SOBRAN'S. 
Despite some very generous donations over the past few 
months, we simply cannot justify the continued expense of 
printing and mailing a monthly newsletter. 

     The good news is that we will continue the Sobran 
E-Package, now called the FGF E-Package, which includes 
his articles sent by e-mail to your computer (or the 
computer at your library or your grandson's computer). 
And Joe Sobran will still have a presence on the Web.

     As Joe mentioned, he has given the rights of his 
main opus to the Fitzgerald Griffin Foundation (FGF), a 
501 (c)(3) tax-exempt organization that now is entrusted, 
I might say obligated, to keep the wit and wisdom of Joe 
Sobran in the public view. We are planning several 
collections of his work and will keep you posted.

     All print subscribers are entitled to immediately 
switch to the FGF E-Package and have the balance of their 
print subscription be fulfilled by LATIN MASS, 
magazines. Please see the enclosure. Make sure to give us 
your e-mail address (or that of a relative or friend if 
you don't have one) so you can continue to get Joe's work 
by e-mail.

     I want to thank the Lay Dominicans in New Hope, 
Kentucky, for their professionalism, consistently 
excellent quality -- and in being so patient in waiting 
for payments from us for printing the newsletter. Ronald 
Neff, who was with SOBRAN'S at the beginning through last 
September, continually provided us excellent editing and 
proofreading services -- and great advice. And Susan 
Roberson, the office manager, bookkeeper, and 
subscription services director, efficiently, and 
cheerfully handled all subscription processing and 
problems from 1994 to the present.

     Over the next few months, we will be winding down 
and trying to figure out what to do with 13 years of back 
issues. If you have any suggestions, please let me know.

     I ask for your prayers for the success of the 
Fitzgerald Griffin Foundation's efforts to promote Joe's 
articles and compile them into a series of collections. 
But also I ask for prayers for Joe's spiritual and 
physical health as he enters a new phase of his life. May 
his faith and relationship with Our Lord deepen and 
sustain him in good times and in bad.

     You will remain in my prayers as we strive to 
promulgate Joe's writing through the Fitzgerald Griffin 
Foundation. I hope you will support this tax-exempt 
vehicle that is keeping Joe Sobran's writing alive.

     I don't see this as a farewell, as I hope you will 
continue to be partners in promoting the past, present, 
and future works of that tremendous writer, Joe Sobran.

     May God bless you for your loyal support.     

                               Sincerely yours in Christ,

                               Fran Griffin


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