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A founding member of the International Thomas Merton Society; we welcome Bo...

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The Royal Foundation of St. Katharine

2 Butcher Row

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We are delighted to welcome back Bonnie Thurston a founding member and past president of the International Thomas Merton Society. Bonnie will lead an Advent quiet day with us on the 28th November 2020.

~ Preparing for Advent : a quiet day pondering the Icon of the Nativity

The oasis of St Katharines is the possibly the perfect place to step aside from the busy-ness of the season to spend time reflecting and preparing for deep meaning of Advent.

Tickets are £40 including welcome coffee and pastries, lunch and afternoon pot of tea and cake.


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We are delighted to be able to also offer a chance to stay over on the Friday through to the Quiet Day on the Saturday.

Please know that all our rooms are ensuite and while no is food included in the cost for the Friday evening you are most welcome to preorder one of our St Katharines platters.

This option includes :- B&B on Friday night in addition to the Quiet day on the Saturday.

Check in from 4pm on the Friday

Check out is by 11am on the Saturday.


Bonnie Thurston resigned a Chair and Professorship in New Testament for quieter work in her home state of West Virginia, USA. She is author or editor of 21 theological books (3 on Merton) and 6 volumes of poetry. Her doctoral dissertation on Merton was one of the first. Subsequent work on Merton has been translated into Dutch, German, Italian, and Spanish. A founding member of the International Thomas Merton Society, she served it in several capacities. Her recent publications include All the Fullness of God: The Christ of Colossians (Wipf and Stock, 2017), Hidden in God: The Desert Spirituality of Charles de Foucauld (Ave Maria, 2016), Practicing Silence: New and Selected Verses (Paraclete Press, 2014), and From Darkness to Eastering (Wild Goose Press, 2017). Bonnie is an avid reader, walker, gardener, and cook, loves classical music (especially the opera) and her West Virginia hills.

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