Thomas Merton


Father Louie and the Little Sister
I have not canonized Merton or sat awestruck at his feet or, God forbid, made him the object of “study.” I have, in a way, stayed in touch with him as if he were an old friend.

Thomas Merton 40 Years Later
The tensions that surfaced in Thomas Merton’s life and work made his writing all the more relevant to millions of readers, even forty years after his death in 1968.

Soul Searching: The Journey of Thomas Merton, a PBS Documentary