Selected Correspondence and Telegrams
After Thomas Merton's death many friends and correspondents sent messages of condolence to his community at the Abbey of Gethsemani.
|Mark Van Doren|
In response to the messages of condolence the community received a circular letter was mailed accompanied by an account of Merton's death sent to the Abbey by the Trappist delegates at the Bangkok conference.
|Letter from the Monks of
December 19, 1968
|Letter from Trappist
December 11, 1968
"In death Father Louis' face was set in a great and deep peace and