Tag: Thomas Merton

Late Trappist monk still has impact on people of all faiths, says priest

Late Trappist monk still has impact on people of all faiths, says priest

| Ruby Thomas | December 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Fifty years after his death, Father Thomas Merton is still helping to draw others nearer to Christ through his writings and the communities they tend to create, said Father Lawrence Morey.

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Events of 9/11 put successful broadcast journalist on path to diaconate

Events of 9/11 put successful broadcast journalist on path to diaconate

| Peter Finney Jr. | July 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Greg Kandra was a good-enough Catholic, observant and Mass-going, although he admits his wife was by comparison the real lion of the faith as they attended Mass at Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Parish in Forest Hills, New York.

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An addiction to comfort

An addiction to comfort

| Father Ron Rolheiser | September 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

I look at my own life and see far too much in the way of an addiction to comfort and safety.

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Our search for solitude is likely to lead us into a restless peace

Our search for solitude is likely to lead us into a restless peace

| Father Ron Rolheiser | October 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

During the last years of his life, Thomas Merton lived in a hermitage in an attempt to find more solitude in his life. But solitude is a very illusive thing, and he found that it was continually escaping him.

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