Monthly Archives: May 2011

“And Yet We are Still in Paradise..”

One of our featured speakers at the ITMS General Meeting is Douglas Burton-Christie, who will present a paper entitled, “And Yet We are Still in Paradise: The Renewal of All Things in a Fragmented World”. He teaches theology and spirituality … Continue reading

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Poet Paul

The PBS program, Religion and Ethics Newsweekly just aired a profile of a longtime member of the International Thomas Merton Society, Brother Paul Quenon of the Abbey of Gethsemani. Click on the link to watch!

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A look at Loyola

When members of the Program Committee visited the campus of Loyola University-Lakefront in Chicago, we were impressed with the quality of the facilities available and the beautiful setting. Here are some pictures I took to give you a quick look … Continue reading

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Mentors for Merton

The New York Times this morning had a great story  about the effort to help young Catholics retain their faith through college and graduation, through the use of mentors. With a little tweaking, members of the Society could use the same … Continue reading

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Thanks in advance…

As you might imagine, it takes an incredible amount of work for a conference like ours to take place.  I want to take some space here to thank our incredibly hardworking and talented site coordinator, Mike Brennan of Chicago for … Continue reading

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It’s not too late!

It won’t be long before hundreds gather at the Lakefront campus of Loyola University in Chicago to learn more about Thomas Merton. You can be among them! We are still accepting registrations to the ITMS General Meeting. Just click on … Continue reading

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