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Merton's Correspondence with:

Br. M. Placid; Br. Placid

Placid, M., Br., O.C.S.O.  printer


Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1964
Volume: 2 item(s); 2 pg(s)

Scope and Content


Br. M. Placid was a Trappist monk of the Southern Star Abbey in Kopua, New Zealand. He asks Merton some questions regarding monastic formation, solitude, Dechanet's book on yoga, and the "Prayer of Jesus.

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See also one published letter from Merton to Br. Placid in The School of Charity, pp. 225-226.

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#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPub ✓Notes
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1. 1964/07/15 TALS to Merton Please excuse my breaking in on your solitude - to ask a few questions: i) Two of the monks at our «detailed view»
2. 1964/08/05 TAL[c] from Merton About your questions: first I suppose the best thing I could do for the "second novitiate" question «detailed view»

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