An evening of Irish Hermit Poetry, Thomas Merton and You

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

7:00PM – 9:00PM

Early Irish Hermit Poetry - a look at early Irish hermit poetry scribbled on sacred manuscripts; Merton's fascination with these "graffiti", and their shared vision of a deepening relationship to God, kinship with animals, and the solace of the hermit life. Praying with Merton's poetry, overcoming fear of poetry and seeing the poetic lines with new eyes the invite a deeper encounter with the Divine.

Dr. Monica Weis, SSJ, professor emerita of English taught at Nazareth College in Rochester and was a Fulbright visiting Scholar in Hungary. She is a frequent national and international presenter on Thomas Merton and the author of Thomas Merton's Gethsemani: Landscapes of Paradise (2005), The Environmental Vision of Thomas Merton (2011) and Thomas Merton and the Celts (2016).

Event Location

Spiritual Renewal Center
1342 Lancaster Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13210

Admission Info

$20 or whatever you can afford

Event Contact

Spiritual Renewal Center
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