Category Archives: Monastic Life

Merton Makes A Quiet Impact in Ireland…

Merton Makes A Quiet Impact in Ireland….

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May Merton Fellowship Day Retreat

Bethlehem Abbey Portglenone

Bethlehem Abbey Portglenone (photo by Scott Peddie)

The next Merton Fellowship meeting will take place on Sat 3rd May at Bethlehem Abbey, home of the Cistercians in Portglenone, Co. Antrim. The retreat will run from 10am – 4pm.

The program for the day will include contemplative prayer, walking meditation, lectio divina, poetry reflection and discussion. The title of the retreat is ‘Learning from the Monastic Experience’; it will be lead by Scott Peddie and Columba O’Neill OCSO.

To book your place, please contact me via e-mail at scottpeddie@sky.com. Thanks!

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An Introduction To The Abbey Of Gethsemani

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This short introduction to the Abbey of Gethsemani – Merton’s monastic home – featuring Fr. Matthew Kelty, is worth watching:

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September 7, 2013 · 9:55 pm