Saturday, April 16, 2016

Zen Catholicism


calligraphy by Thomas Merton

In some notes that Merton prepared for an exhibition of his calligraphic drawings, he writes:
“Neither rustic nor urbane, Eastern nor Western, perhaps can be called expressions of Zen Catholicism”. (from a notebook in the TMC collection)

weaving the threads of the future

From Francis' homily  today at the Shrine of Sumuleu-Ciuc in Romania. Read the whole thing HERE .  To go on pilgrimage is to realiz...