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Merton's Correspondence with:

Sr. M. Alice, O.S.B.; Sr. Alice, O.S.B.

Alice, M., Sr., O.S.B.  printer


Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1967, 1970
Volume: 6 item(s); 8 pg(s)

Scope and Content

Sr. Alice asks Merton about an appropriate new apostolate for the order in addition to teaching in light of the monastic renewal called for in the Second Vatican Council.


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#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPub ✓Notes
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1. 1967/09/01 HLS to Merton I have never met you Father, but after reading many of your books I have learned to respect and ask Merton for advice about what her Benedictine sisters could do as an apostolate besides their current role in teaching «detailed view»
2. 1967/10/16 (#01) TLS from Merton I am in the middle of the semi-hopeless task of trying to get through the piled up mail of the last carbon copy of 1967/10/16 letter «detailed view»
3. 1967/10/16 (#02) TL[c] from Merton I am in the middle of the semi-hopeless task of trying to get through the piled up mail of the last Suggests apostolate of hosting ecumenical meetings and offering retreats and days of recollection «detailed view»
4. 1970/10/28 TLS to Center from Alice, M., Sr. I received your letter requesting to use letter I wrote to Father Louis Merton in the Merton Study permissions request «detailed view»
5. 1970/11/03 TN  from Pooler, Alfred D., Fr.; Charlaine Hays We have two additional replies to our form letter to the correspondents of Thomas Merton. 1. permissions for Sr. Alice / letter from Ethel Burns and Columbia medal of excellence, Christmas letters, and autographed books «detailed view»
6. undated/no/no HN   Sister Alice thought this might be archival envelope from Merton to Sr. Alice with handwritten note «detailed view»

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