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Merton's Correspondence with:

Sr. Helen Jean Seidel

Seidel, Helen Jean, Sr., S.L., d. 1994  printer


Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1961
Volume: 1 item(s); 1 pg(s)

Scope and Content


Sr. Helen Jean Seidel was the Mistress of Novices for the Sisters of Loretto at their motherhouse in Nerinx, Kentucky, at the time of writing.

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See also one published letter from Merton to Seidel in The School of Charity, pp. 140-141.

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

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1. 1961/10/09 TLS from Merton This morning I got a nice note from Mother Luke, and I had been intending to write to her to thank sending notes on mental prayer / balance between training in methods of entering meditation and the freedom to abandon structured forms / Brillet's Meditations on the Old Testament «detailed view»

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