Monthly Archives: December 2014

The once and future monk: Thomas Merton at 100

Thomas Merton: monk, poet, prophet, artist, lover, marginal man, social critic, peace activist, practitioner of interfaith dialogue, contemplative, outstanding Christian spiritual writer of the 20th century. The facts of his life. Born in France on January 31, 1915, to an … Continue reading

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Montréal: 25 years ago today

Today is the 25th anniversary of the Montréal massacre, in which on December 6, 1989, 14 young women were killed, and 13 others wounded, by a deranged man nursing a grievance about his non-admission to the engineering school in which … Continue reading

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