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Merton and “The New York Years”

Jan Sheridan, the author/coauthor of 7 books, works as a hospital chaplain and as Director of St. Joseph Center for Spirituality near Buffalo, New York.  She was also a recipient of a 2008 Shannon Fellowship from the International Thomas Merton … Continue reading

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Merton and the Marginalized

One of the workshops for the ITMS General Meeting is called Merton and the Marginalized, and I’ve learned it will carry on despite the November 24th death of one of the 3 scheduled presenters, Rev. Tom Goekler. Marty Shea says … Continue reading

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Merton, Teilhard and Watts

It’s great to see so many young people interested in Thomas Merton, and to see them return to contribute to our General Meetings. One of them is Rob Peach, who was a 2005 Daggy Scholar and a member of the … Continue reading

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Learn more about Dorothy Day

Robert Ellsberg, who will be appearing on a Dorothy Day Roundtable along with Tom Cornell and Rosalie Riegle during the ITMS General Meeting, has written a fascinating essay in the November 15 edition of America. It’s called Dorothy Day in … Continue reading

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Drawn into the Mystery

Marianne Hieb, RSM, MFA, ATR, D. Min. is an artist, art therapist, retreat and spiritual director as well as the author of  “Inner Journeying through Art-Journaling”.  The Lourdes Wellness Center in Collingswood, New Jersey is an extension of her ministry. … Continue reading

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“Of Gods and Men”

A film about the murder of 7 Cistercians monks in Algeria, “Of Gods and Men” (Des Hommes et des Dieux) is topping the French box office. In fact, it will represent France at next year’s Oscars. Is this a film … Continue reading

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Thomas Merton to John Harris

Fiona Gardner is a writer, academic supervisor and spiritual director. She is co-editor of The Merton Journal, ex-chair of the Thomas Merton Society of Great Britain and Ireland and an ITMS International adviser. Her presentation is, ‘ “You are you” that is … Continue reading

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