Recap of March 8th Meeting

Last night’s meeting of the Grand Rapids chapter of the International Thomas Merton Society was amazing! Four new attendees. A robust discussion. People even stayed afterwards for a half hour talking to one another. No one wanted to leave. Group member (Bob Hudson) has a book about Thomas Merton coming out early next year published … [Read more…]

Recap of January 11th Meeting – Wow!

Last night’s meeting of the Grand Rapids Chapter of the International Thomas Merton Society was fascinating. One of the best yet. Thank you! To start, we watched another 20-25 minutes of the DVD about Merton’s life titled Soul Searching. Then we finished discussing the chapters on prayer in New Seeds of Contemplation that Fr. Patrick … [Read more…]

Next Meeting: November 9

We had another outstanding meeting last Wednesday night (October 12th), with four new people joining us. Welcome Jim, Angel, Tim, and Christian! It was a fun time. We talked about the DVD The Many Storeys and Last Days of Thomas Merton, and continued our discussion of New Seeds of Contemplation – a discussion that’s far … [Read more…]