The Thomas Merton Center at Bellarmine University

Advanced Search 

Merton's Correspondence with:

Sr. Lourdes

Lourdes, Sr.  printer


Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1960
Volume: 1 item(s); 1 pg(s)

Scope and Content


This letter suggests that Sr. Lourdes is in a religious order in the Orient. Merton does not mention her order, but mentions that she has hopes of becoming a Trappistine.

Usage Guidelines and Restrictions

Please click here for general restrictions concerning Merton's correspondence.

Related Information and Links

See also one published letter from Merton to Sr. Lourdes (published as "Sister L.") in The School of Charity, pp. 128-129.

Series List

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

Container List

#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPub ✓Notes
 y/m/dMerton Scan ✉ 
1. 1960/03/31 TLS[x] from Merton It seems to me that probably some of my letters have not reached you. I sent the only available Mother Berchmans / vocation as a Trappistine - not likely to find Trappistines in the Orient «detailed view»

Printer-Friendly Version   Return to the Top of the Page