In these challenging times, join us to explore the inspiring and insightful messages of Thomas Merton as presented by our lineup of renowned Merton experts. Events are to be held at Union Theological Seminary. Click here for directions.

Introducing two new member opportunities:

You can access audio recordings and view photos from some of the past events hosted by Thomas Merton NYC here. 

Upcoming Events:

March 19, 2018, 6:00-8:00 p.m. 

The Photographs of Thomas Merton: I am Myself as I Exist in the World


Union Theological Seminary, James Chapel
3041 Broadway
New York, NY 10027


Union is thrilled to invite you to the opening of this extraordinary exhibit. Almost 60 years to the day after Thomas Merton’s famous Louisville epiphany, his photographs will be displayed in New York City for the very first time. The images showcase the quiet, contemplative spirituality that defined Merton’s life, and which undergirded his fierce activism. Wine and hors d’ouvres will be served.



Saturday, April 21, 2018, 2:00-4:00 p.m. 

A Testament of Confession & Witness:  
The Legacy of Thomas Merton’s Philosophical Life

Featuring Jonathan Montaldo, MA,  an internationally recognized writer, editor, retreat leader, and conference presenter whose work promotes the legacy of Thomas Merton and inter-spiritual contemplative traditions. Jonathan edited the second volume of Merton's journals, Entering the Silence: The Journals of Thomas Merton, 1941-1952.  The Intimate Merton: his life from his journals was edited by Brother Patrick Hart & Jonathan Montaldo. Jonathan is the former director of the Thomas Merton Center at Bellarmine University.  

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