Trappist monks have been in the Kentucky Holy Land for more than 170 years. Gethsemani Abbey is a place of peace and prayer, and it was the home of Father Thomas Merton.
Books & More
- The Abbey of Gethsemani: Place of Peace and Paradox (150 Years in the Life of America’s Oldest Trappist Monastery)
- Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Dom Edmond Obrecht Collection of Gethsemani Abbey (Monastic Life)
- A Trappist Writes Home — Abbey of Gethsemani, Trappist, Kentucky
- In Praise of the Useless Life: A Monk’s Memoir
- Laudate Dominum: Gregorian Chant by the Trappist Monks of the Abbey of Gethsemani, Kentucky, with program notes by Thomas Merton (Father Louis)
- The American Catholic Almanac
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