The Franciscan Heart of Thomas Merton Retreat

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The Franciscan Heart of Thomas Merton Retreat

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Taken place January 18 - 19. A 4% Convenience Charge will be added at checkout. Cost includes all meals, beginning with dinner on Friday through breakfast Sunday.

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The Franciscan Heart of Thomas Merton with Fr. Daniel P. Horan, OFM.

Thomas Merton's life was shaped by his love for St. Francis and for the Franciscan spiritual and intellectual tradition.  This retreat will inspire participants to live richer, deeper, and more justice-minded lives.

Fr. Dan 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 (2014).  His latest book is titled, God Is Not Fair and Other Reasons for Gratitude (2016).  His next book, All God's Creatures: A Theology of Creation is due out in Spring 2018.

He is the author of numerous 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 (NY) and the Board of Regents of the Franciscan School of Theology (CA).  He is also co-editor of the academic journal New Theology Review.  Fr. Dan 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 (NJ) in 2015.