This small group resource invites participants to a spiritually rich and potentially life changing experience of Lent and Holy week by offering a compelling entrée into the thought of Thomas Merton and the world of contemplative living.
The Bridges to Contemplative Living with Thomas Merton series enjoys widespread popularity among parish-based small groups, religious communities, and contemplative retreat centers. The series has also been warmly accepted among members of ecumenical traditions.
Lent and Holy Week opens the writings of Thomas Merton in easily digestible pieces and eloquently pairs them with the words of other great spiritual thinkers. Designed for use in new or existing small groups between Ash Wednesday and Easter, this booklet offers readers an accessible introduction to contemplative dialogue and is built around eight compelling Lenten themes.
|Publisher:||Ave Maria Press|
|Series:||Bridges to Contemplative Living with Thomas Merton Ser.|
|Product dimensions:||5.30(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.40(d)|
About the Author
Robert Toth has served as the executive director of The Merton Institute for Contemplative Living since 1998. He is the editor of the Contemplation and Action newsletter and wrote the foreword to Thomas Merton: An Introduction by William H. Shannon.
Jonathan Montaldo is resident director of Bethany Spring, the Merton Institute Retreat Center one mile from the Abbey of Gethsemani, and is associate director of the Merton Institute for Contemplative Living. He has authored or co-authored many books, including Thomas Merton: In My Own Words and Choosing to Love the World: Thomas Merton on Contemplation.