Seven Storey Mountain

Trappist Father Thomas Merton, one of the most influential Catholic authors of the 20th century, is pictured in an undated photo. "The Advent mystery in our own lives is the beginning of the end of all, in us, that is not yet Christ," Merton wrote in his essay, "Advent: Hope or Delusion?" (CNS photo/Merton Legacy Trust and the Thomas Merton Center at Bellarmine University)

The Friends of Thomas Merton

Thomas Merton continues to exercise an “apostolate of friendship,” bringing people together across many divides.
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Richard Rohr on Thomas Merton’s Legacy

America’s best-known monk is still having an effect on Christian thought, says Richard Rohr, a longtime admirer.
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