“It is so hard to admit that one is a sinner; it is so hard to climb the hill of Calvary and kneel beneath a cross and ask for pardon, forgiveness. Certainly it is hard. But it is harder to hang there.”

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By Tom Quiner I love these quotes from the late, great Trappist monk and Catholic writer, Thomas Merton: “Our job is to love others without stopping to inquire whether or not they are worthy. That is not our business, and in fact, it is nobody’s business. What we are asked to do is love, and…

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Today is the one-hundreth birthday of Catholic monk, mystic, and renown writer, Thomas Merton.

The film clip above was taken at an interfaith conference in Bangkok, Thailand, on December 10th, 1968. It captured his last recorded public remarks. One hour later, he was accidentally electrocuted in his hotel room…

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