10 December 2023 marks the 55th anniversary of the death of Thomas Merton

December 9, 2023 9:43 am

“If you want to get to know me, don’t ask me where I live, or what I like to eat, or how I comb my hair, but ask me what I live for, in detail, and ask me what, in my opinion, prevents me from fully living for that which I live for.” (Thomas Merton, My argument with the Gestapo, 1969)