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Thomas Merton Memorial Solemn Mass & reception

On the 50th anniversary of Merton’s accidental death in Thailand, a partial reconstruction of the 1968 funeral Mass at the Abbey of Gethsemani, including Cistercian chant, some medieval and some newly composed by Fr Chrysogonus Waddell, the organist at the Abbey.

Celebrants: Rev. Daniel P. Horan, O.F.M., and Rev. Raymond M. Rafferty, Pastor Emeritus of Corpus Christi Church

A reception follows.

Earlier Event: December 8
Vigil Mass
Later Event: December 15
Mass, bilingual