Day: December 10, 2021

December 10

By Clara Santoro | December 10, 2021 | Comments Off on December 10

Remembrance of Thomas Merton Reflection After an undisciplined youth, Thomas Merton converted to Roman Catholicism, while attending Columbia University. On December 10th, 1941 he entered the Abbey of Gethsemane, a community of Trappist monks of an ascetic Roman Catholic order. The twenty-seven years he spent in Gethsemane brought about profound changes in him. He became contemplative and his ongoing spiritual conversion impelled him into the political arena where he became…