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Merton's Correspondence with:

Fr. Augustine Moore; Abbot Augustine Moore; Moore, Augustine, Fr.

Moore, Augustine, Abbot, O.C.S.O.  printer


Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1953
Volume: 1 item(s); 2 pg(s)

Scope and Content

This letter came with a collection of correspondence mainly from Merton to Fr. Paul Bourne. It was purchased at auction in December, 2005.


Fr. Augustine Moore was a Trappist monk from Holy Spirit Abbey in Conyers, Georgia. At the time of this correspondence, he was the American Definitor in Rome. He later succeeded Robert McGann as abbot of Holy Spirit Abbey. (Source: The School of Charity, p. 56.)

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See also one published letter from Merton to Bryan in The School of Charity, pp. 56-58.

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#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPub ✓Notes
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1. 1953/05/10 TLS from Merton I am appending to this letter the notes of a tirade I delivered to the scholastics after visitation Dom Louis de Gonzague Le Pennuen, Abbot of Melleray in France, Gethsemani's motherhouse «detailed view»

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