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Merton's Correspondence with:

Mother Mary Francis Clare McLaughlin

McLaughlin, Mary Francis Clare, Mother, O.C.S.  printer


Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1968
Volume: 1 item(s); 1 pg(s)

Scope and Content


Mother Mary Francis Clare McLaughlin was the Prioress of the Poor Clares of New Orleans, Louisiana. She gave Merton the "Shalom" sign for the door of his hermitage.

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See one published letter from Merton to McLaughlin in The School of Charity, p. 364.

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1. 1968/01/28 transcript from Merton Thanks so much for the "Shalom" sign, which now hangs by my door. One of the first to be greeted [photocopy from published letters] «detailed view»

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