About Thomas Merton

Thomas Merton
Thomas Merton, O.C.S.O. was an American Catholic writer and mystic. A Trappist monk of the Abbey of Gethsemani, Kentucky, he was a poet, social activist, and student of comparative religion. In 1949, he was ordained to the priesthood and given the name Father Louis. Wikipedia
January 31, 1915, Prades, Pyrénées-Orientales, France
December 10, 1968, Bangkok, Thailand

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