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Merton's Correspondence with:

Lawrence Cardinal Shehan; Lawrence, Cardinal Shehan; Lawrence Joseph Cardinal Shehan

Shehan, Lawrence, Cardinal, 1898-1984  printer

 
 

Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1965
Volume: 6 item(s); 10 pg(s)

Scope and Content

Merton writes Cardinal Shehan in regards to Schema 13 from the Second Vatican Council, which would later become the pastoral constitution on the Church in the modern world (Gaudium et Spes). Merton wrote about modern war, ethics and the Church's role.

Biography

Lawrence Joseph Cardinal Shehan was Archbishop of Baltimore, Maryland.

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Related Information and Links

See also one published letter from Merton to Shehan in The Hidden Ground of Love, pp. 546-548.

Series List

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

Container List

#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPubNotes
1. 1965/06/07 (#01) TAL[d] from Merton I write this letter to you directly after Mass and thanksgiving on Whitmonday with the sincere hope [uncorrected draft of letter] «detailed view»
2. 1965/06/07 (#02) TAL[c] from Merton I write this letter to you directly after Mass and thanksgiving on Whitmonday with the sincere hope [same as previous draft with handwritten corrections] «detailed view»
3. 1965/06/07 (#03) TL[c] from Merton I write this letter to you directly after Mass and thanksgiving on Whitmonday with the sincere hope [letter incorporating corrections (letter as sent?)] «detailed view»
4. 1965/06/18 TALS to Merton I write to acknowledge receipt of your letter of June 7 which came during my annual retreat. «detailed view»
5. undated/no/no other   LAWRENCE SHEHAN [biographical information collected by Wm. Shannon] «detailed view»
6. undated/no/no other   SHEHAN, LAWRENCE [biographical information on Shehan] «detailed view»

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