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Merton's Correspondence with:

Mother Mary Margaret

Mary Margaret, Mother, C.H.C.  printer

 
 

Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1963-1967, 1975
Volume: 20 item(s); 28 pg(s)

Scope and Content

Biography

Mother Mary Margaret was the Anglican abbess of Holy Cross Convent in Sussex, England. She discusses ecumenical dialogue between Catholics and Anglicans and broader topics of ecumenism.

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Related Information and Links

See also published letters from Merton to Mother Mary Margaret in The School of Charity, pp. 197, 279, 283-284; and see also the archives of the Holy Cross Convent in Sussex, England for originals of Merton's signed letters (carbon copies and photocopies of all but one letter [see transcript and photocopy dated 1965/12/17] are in the Merton Center collection).

Series List

This Record Sub-Group is not divided into Series and is arranged chronologically.

Container List

#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPubNotes
1. 1963/12/12 (#01) TALS to Merton For several years now we have been publishing a series of meditations on Christian Unity, and I am «detailed view»
2. 1963/12/12 (#02) other to Merton ABBÉ PAUL COUTURIER [-] APOSTLE OF UNITY [card with a black and white photograph of Paul Couturier; verso: quote by Couturier - card printed by Holy Cross Convent] «detailed view»
3. 1964/01/16 (#01) TAL[c] from Merton Your letter of December 12th took rather a long time to reach us as the Christmas rush probably «detailed view»
4. 1964/01/16 (#02) TALS[x] from Merton Your letter of December 12th took rather a long time to reach us as the Christmas rush probably «detailed view»
5. 1964/11/04 TALS to Merton We are sending under separate cover a few copies of the meditation taken from "New Seeds «detailed view»
6. 1965/04/29 (#01) TL[c] from Merton It has been a long time since we corresponded about the possibility of my doing a little ecumenical «detailed view»
7. 1965/04/29 (#02) TALS[x] from Merton It has been a long time since we corresponded about the possibility of my doing a little ecumenical «detailed view»
8. 1965/05/19 TLS to Merton Thank you very, very much for the meditation and still more for your letter. We think that «detailed view»
9. 1965/06/10 (#01) TL[c] from Merton Many thanks for your kind letter of May 19th. By all means make use of the name of the author, «detailed view»
10. 1965/06/10 (#02) TLS[x] from Merton Many thanks for your kind letter of May 19th. By all means make use of the name of the author, «detailed view»
11. 1965/09/17 (#01) TLS to Merton This is my long-promised letter to thank you once again for your most inspiring meditation. «detailed view»
12. 1965/09/17 (#02) HN to Merton Monastic Prayer [-] 1. Return to the heart [-] 2. Seeing our nothingness and «detailed view»
13. 1965/09/17 (#03) other to Merton Monks and Nuns Look at To-morrow's World [-] Crows hurrying to work in Oxford last week were «detailed view»
14. 1965/12/17 (#01) HPCS[x] from Merton Thank you for the extra copies of the meditation and for the letter. You suggest another - gladly. «detailed view»
15. 1965/12/17 (#02) transcript from Merton Thank you for the extra copies of the meditation and for the letter. You suggest another - gladly. [see 1975/01/28[2] transcripts for source of the copy of this postcard] «detailed view»
16. 1966/04/20 TLS to Merton Please forgive the long delay in answering your card and in thanking you for your kindness «detailed view»
17. 1967/03/12 (#01) TL[c] from Merton I am shocked to see that your last letter was almost a year ago, and it has gone so long without «detailed view»
18. 1967/03/12 (#02) TALS[x] from Merton I am shocked to see that your last letter was almost a year ago, and it has gone so long without «detailed view»
19. 1975/01/28 (#01) HLS  from Mary Dorothea, Sr. / to Gervase Beyer Thank you for your letter of October 16th 1974. We are reading copies of all the letters we [from Sr. Mary Dorothea, C.H.C. of Holy Cross Convent in Sussex, England, to Fr. Gervase Beyer, O.F.M.] sending copies of Merton's letters to Mother Mary Margaret «detailed view»
20. 1975/01/28 (#02) transcript  from Mary Dorothea, Sr. / to Gervase Beyer Your letter of December 12th took rather a long time to reach me as the Christmas rush probably [from Sr. Mary Dorothea, C.H.C. of Holy Cross Convent in Sussex, England, to Fr. Gervase Beyer, O.F.M. - typed transcript of Merton's letters to Mother Mary Margaret - contains the text of a postcard without a copy at the Merton Center (see 1965/12/17 postcard)] «detailed view»

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