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About doyoureadthomasmerton

Bob Grip was the Program Chair of the International Thomas Merton Society General Meeting at Sacred Heart University in 2013.

Show your support for a Merton stamp

A petition containing the names of more than 140 ITMS members is now on its way to the U.S. Postal Service, supporting an effort by the ITMS to have the Postal Service issue a stamp, commemorating the 100th anniversary of … Continue reading

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Sunday morning session

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Saturday PM sessions

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Saturday morning sessions

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Inspiring line-up for ITMS General Meeting in June

We have plenty planned for the ITMS General Meeting at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut this June 13-16. Our line-up of speakers includes: Elizabeth Dreyer Christopher Pramuk Ronald Rolheiser, OMI A panel on Thomas Merton and Henri Nouwen is … Continue reading

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Time to register…and save the planet!

Greetings to all! It’s hard to believe it will be just a few months before readers of Thomas Merton meet at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut for the next General Meeting of the International Thomas Merton Society! You are … Continue reading

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Need an ITMS update? Click on the link….

Get the latest details about the upcoming General Meeting at Sacred Heart University, the 25th anniversary of the International Thomas Merton Society and more by clicking here…

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ITMS registration update

In order to cover our costs, the ITMS Board approved a $10 increase in registration for our 2013 General Meeting. To help you budget for your trip, here are the new figures: ITMS Member – $240.00 ITMS Member – $290.00 … Continue reading

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Sorry to hear this…

Chicago’s Cardinal Francis George is undergoing treatment for cancer. He was our guest at the General Meeting in Chicago. Please keep him in your prayers…

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Rev. Ronald Rolheiser added to ITMS General Meeting

We are delighted to tell you that Ronald Rolheiser, a Roman Catholic priest, member of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate and president of the Oblate School of Theology in San Antonio, Texas has agreed to participate in the ITMS … Continue reading

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