Lenten Reflections

Lenten Series Reflects on Day, Merton Life and Teachings


Thomas Merton and Dorothy Day
Thomas Merton and Dorothy Day

Spend Lent with the life and teachings of Dorothy Day and Thomas Merton through Sinsinawa Mound Center’s Lenten Series—On Pilgrimage: Dorothy Day and Thomas Merton. Eric Anglada, ecological programming coordinator, leads this online retreat from 10 to 11 a.m. CST Saturdays, Feb. 20 and March 6 and 20. Catholic Worker movement cofounder Dorothy Day and Trappist monk Thomas Merton are two of the most significant spiritual figures of the 20th century, uniting a passion for the interior life with efforts toward social transformation. They were also friends and correspondents. This retreat will explore their intersecting journeys as well as how those journeys might inspire how participants live more faithfully today.

Sign up for one, two, or three sessions. Themes are Conversion (Feb. 20), Life of Prayer (March 6), and Love in Action (March 20). The fee is $10 per person per session, and the registration deadline is at 4 p.m. the Thursday before the event. Please register by contacting Guest Services at 608-748-4411 or visiting our website at www.sinsinawa.org/moundcenter.

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