Sunday, January 25, 2015

Local events to mark 100th anniversary of Thomas Merton's birth

From Pittsburgh-

Religious congregations will be marking the 100th anniversary of Thomas Merton’s birth on Jan. 31 with the program “Praying with Merton: A Book of Hours.” Prayers will be based on “A Book of Hours,” an edited version of Merton’s writings organized around daily prayer cycles.

Gatherings are scheduled as follows:

Dawn (7 a.m.): Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 957 West North Ave., North Side.

Day (noon): St. James Roman Catholic Church, 718 Franklin Ave., Wilkinsburg.

Dusk (4:30 p.m.): Sisters of Mercy Motherhouse, Carlow University, Oakland.

Dark (7 p.m.): Hot Metal Bridge Faith Community, 2700 Jane St., South Side.

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