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Merton's Correspondence with:

Sr. Cecilia, O.C.S.O.; Sr. Mary Cecilia

Cecilia, Sr., O.C.S.O.  printer

 
 

Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1968
Volume: 5 item(s); 5 pg(s)

Scope and Content

Biography

Sr. Cecilia was a Trappist nun of Redwoods Monastery in California and was secretary to Mother Myriam Dardenne.

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Related Information and Links

See one published letter from Merton to Sr. Cecilia in The School of Charity, p. 381.

Series List

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

Container List

#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPubNotes
1. 1965/06/27 TL[c] from Merton I want to attempt at least a brief answer to your letter. I wish I had a good solution for the reply to a request for advice about a Sister forced to take a psychological exam - Merton's thoughts on use of psychology in monastic setting and whether this case is just cause to complain to or about a superior «detailed view»
2. 1968/03/29 TLS to Merton Mother Myriam asked me to look into the flight possibilities for your Westbound trip, and here is [see "Dardenne, Myriam" file for the original of this letter] «detailed view»
3. 1968/04/25 TL[c] from Merton The ticket arrived safely, many thanks. We can work on the return flights later, but it would flight itineraries between California and Santa Fe, New Mexico, with a layover in Albuquerque «detailed view»
4. 1968/05/23 (#01) TL[c] from Merton As I did not use the tickets between Albuquerque and Santa Fe either way, I am returning them enjoyed Christ in the Desert Monastery, but prefers the Pacific Ocean and California to the arid desert of New Mexico / Mother Myriam Dardenne «detailed view»
5. 1968/05/23 (#02) TLS[x] from Merton As I did not use the tickets between Albuquerque and Santa Fe either way, I am returning them [copied from Sub-Section H.7, Hart Working Files, Accession 2] enjoyed Christ in the Desert Monastery, but prefers the Pacific Ocean and California to the arid desert of New Mexico / Mother Myriam Dardenne «detailed view»

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