Thomas Merton in Pictures

From the archives of the Thomas Merton Center.
Used with permission of the Merton Legacy Trust.

The Gatehouse at the Abbey of Gethsemani

Thomas Merton's Hermitage in Gethsemani, Kentucky

Thomas Merton loved to spend time in the forest around Gethsemani

Thomas Merton and the Dalai Lama, 1968

Br. Patrick Hart and Thomas Merton on September 9, 1968

Thomas Merton in 1949, around the time that The Seven Story Mountain was first published

Thomas Merton (center) sits among other participants in the Bangkok conference of Benedictine and Trappist monks.

The monastery's formal portrait of Thomas Merton, Fr. M. Louis, O.C.S.O.

Thomas Merton and Fr. Daniel Berrigan, S.J., a founder of the Catholic Peace Fellowship

Thomas Merton, the master of scholastics, with his class at Gethsemani

Thomas Merton's gravemarker in Gethsemani, Kentucky

Photograph from the study of Merton's Hermitage at Gethsemani

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