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Author QuotedBonaventura
Title QuotedItinerarium
Date (Year/Month/Day)1947/09/14
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QuotationThe Feast of his Stigmatization coincides for us with the transferred Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross this year (no it doesn't!!). Read some of that marvelous VIIth Chapter of St. Bonaventure's Itinerarium-Christ on the cross the only entrance, the via [way], the ostium [door] to pure contemplation.
Quotation SourceEntering the Silence: Becoming a Monk and Writer. The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 2, 1941-1952.; Edited by Jonathan Montaldo. / San Francisco : Harper Collins. 1996, p. 111
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