Tag Archives: Thomas Merton

Merton Makes A Quiet Impact in Ireland…

Merton Makes A Quiet Impact in Ireland….

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Forthcoming One-Day Workshop in Dublin

The Viktor Frankl Institute of Ireland and Thomas Merton Fellowship for Peace & Contemplative Living will be holding a one-day workshop entitled ‘MEANING WITH MERTON’.

The facilitators are:
Rev. Dr. Scott Peddie, Thomas Merton Fellowship
Dr Stephen J. Costello, Director, Viktor Frankl Institute of Ireland

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This day will explore Thomas Merton’s spiritual search for meaning within a logotherapeutic framework, relating Merton’s personal quest practically to our lives today, through lectures and experiential exercises.

Saturday August 23rd: 11am-5pm, Avila Carmelite Centre, Bloomfield Ave., Morehampton Road, Donnybrook, Dublin 4 (contribution: €50).

To book your place, contact Scott Peddie (scottpeddie@sky.com)

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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

Forest Contemplation with Thomas Merton

I’ve uploaded a short meditation to youtube containing some of Merton’s thoughts on nature……………………..I hope you like it!  God bless, Scott

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‘Stranger’

I’ve put together this short poetic meditation; the poem is ‘Stranger’, a beautiful composition by Merton:

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