Following Merton into a “Useless Life”: A Monk’s Memoir

June 21, 2018   By Charles Halton Leave a Comment In Praise of the Useless Life: A Monk’s Memoir By Paul Quenon Ave Maria Press, April 2018, 142 pp. Reviewed by Charles Halton The day Trappist brother Paul Quenon took his solemn vows, Thomas Merton told him: “Vows are useless.” Quenon was not surprised because for … Continue reading “Following Merton into a “Useless Life”: A Monk’s Memoir”