Weekend Retreat on Thomas Merton Thomas Merton and His Franciscan Spirit

Immaculate Heart Retreat Center, 6910 S. Ben Burr Road, Spokane, WA 99223 View Map
Friday, November 3 - 6:00 PM to Sunday, November 5 - 1:00 PM
Weekend Retreat on Thomas Merton
Thomas Merton and His Franciscan Spirit

Father Horan shares important focus points on how the Franciscan spirit formed Thomas Merton in the early days of discovering his religious vocation. Horan's original research and his deep interest in Merton forge an unforgettable, transformative retreat experience. 

Bio – Father Daniel Horan, OFM 
Daniel P. Horan, OFM is a Franciscan friar of Holy Name Province (NY), assistant professor of systematic theology at the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, and the author of several books including the award-winning The Franciscan Heart of Thomas Merton: A New Look at the Spiritual Influence on his Life, Thought, and Writing (2014). His latest book is titled, God Is Not Fair and other Reasons for Gratitude (2016). His next book, due out in Spring 2018, is titled: All God’s Creatures: A Theology of Creation (Fortress Press). He is the author of more than 120 popular and scholarly articles; is a frequent lecturer and retreat director around the United States, Canada, and Europe; and has previously taught at Siena College, St. Bonaventure University, and in the School of Theology and Ministry of Boston College. Fr. Dan currently serves on the Board of Trustees of St. Bonaventure University and the Board of Regents of the Franciscan School of Theology (CA). He previously served on the Board of Directors of the International Thomas Merton Society, as the Catholic Chaplain at Babson College in Wellesley, Mass., and as a columnist for America magazine. He received his PhD in theology from Boston College, MDiv and MA from the Washington Theological Union (DC), and a BA (Honors) from St. Bonaventure University. In addition to several other recognitions, he was awarded an honorary doctorate by Felician University (New Jersey) in 2015

Presenter: Fr. Daniel Horan, OFM

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Cost: $196/person, $302/couple, $110/commuters

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