Next Meeting: July 13, 2022 @7pm

The book we chose to read and discuss next is The Waters Of Siloe, which is the book Merton wrote about the Cistercian/Trappist Order after he entered Our Lady of Gethsemani, the monastery that was to be his home for the rest of his life.  We chose The Waters of Siloe for at least four reasons: 1. The “elders” … [Read more…]

Next Meeting: May 10th

The next meeting of the Grand Rapids chapter of the International Thomas Merton Society will be Wednesday, May 10th, at 7pm at Baker Book House. We will discuss chapters 4, 5, and 6 (and maybe 7) of Thomas Merton’s book Contemplative Prayer. Here are some suggested questions for discussion: CHAPTER IV 1. What does Merton … [Read more…]