Due to power outages in West Michigan, our August 11th meeting at Orchard View Church has been canceled. We will meet September 8th.
You are cordially invited to attend our next meeting, which will be held Wednesday, March 11th, at 7pm at Baker Book House in Grand Rapids, Michigan. There, no doubt amidst lively discussion, we will finish Merton’s book No Man Is An Island with these chapters: Chapter 12 – Recollection Chapter 13 – “My Soul Remembered God” Chapter … [Read more…]
Because of a scheduling conflict, the next meeting of the Grand Rapids chapter of the International Thomas Merton Society will be March 20th, not March 13th. As you may know by now, we normally meet the second Wednesday of every month, and we will return to that schedule starting in April. But for the month … [Read more…]
In our February 13th meeting, we will discussion Chapters 8-10 in Merton’s book The Inner Experience. Plus, we will hear a short (15 minutes or so) presentation/discussion from group member Bob Hudson, author of the recently published book The Monk’s Record Player: Thomas Merton., Bob Dylan, and the Perilous Summer of 1966. Bob would like … [Read more…]