COVID-19 Update

Dear Friends,  I was hoping it wouldn’t come to this.  Baker Book House just sent this e-mail to everyone on their list. A Message to Our Customers Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)We want to provide you with an update on how Baker Book House is addressing the coronavirus. We are proud to be members of your community … [Read more…]

Next Meeting: February 12th

The next meeting of the Grand Rapids Chapter of the International Thomas Merton Society will be Wednesday, February 12th, at 7pm at Baker Book House on East Paris near 28th Street in Grand Rapids, Michigan. We will continue our discussion of Thomas Merton’s book No Man Is An Island, specifically the following chapters: Chapter 8 … [Read more…]

Next Meeting: April 12th @ 7pm

Our last meeting (March 8th) was delightful. THANK YOU! I don’t recall a time when nobody wanted to leave afterwards and everyone stuck around for a half hour continuing to talk. We welcomed four new people (William, Rose, Jack, and Peach) to the group, learned much from them, including how they found themselves in that … [Read more…]

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…]