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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
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Gerry Rogers Jan 10, 2016 at 12:37 AM

Hi, I am signed up for this trip in MArch. Is anyone from the St Louis area going? I would love to carpool

Gerry Rogers Dec 01, 2015 at 08:03 AM

I am an almost 60 year old woman, and I would LOVE to go on this trip in March. However, I need someone to room with. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!!

George Burns Jul 12, 2014 at 04:04 PM

I cannot find a suggested reading list for this program - is there one?

John Steiner May 27, 2014 at 09:22 PM

Do we have a 2015 date yet?

catherine odonnell Jan 03, 2014 at 12:57 PM

Like the other two people who have commented, I would very much like a list of Merton works that will be discussed.

Raymond Legrand Dec 27, 2012 at 01:33 PM

Is there a bibliography?

Jim Killoran May 22, 2012 at 05:40 PM

What books or essays will we be discussing?
Road Scholar May 24, 2012 at 04:54 PM

You will be discussing Centering Prayer, Merton the Artist, Merton Writer and Poet, and Merton's Cold War Letters, The Heart That Knows God: Merton and His Study of Sufism, Merton and Ecumenism, View Video: "Taste of Gethsemani: Monks who Knew Merton", Day of a Strange, ax Intrantibus: A Meditation on the Poetry of Thomas Merton, and Thomas Merton's Geography of Place.
Katherine Nowak Sep 17, 2013 at 12:41 PM

Any comments on food, lodging, speakers by former participants? I have signed up for the March 2014 progtram.

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5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
10 Expert-led lectures
6 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances


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