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Paul Quenon, OSCO



Brother Paul Quenon, OCSO, entered the Trappist Abbey of Gethsemani in 1958 at the age of 17. Thomas Merton was his novice master and spiritual director. Quenon is the author of 9 collections of poetry. His memoir, In Praise of the Useless Life, was praised by Sue Monk Kidd, Pico Iyer, and Kathleen Norris.


How to Be (Paperback)
         A Monk and a Journalist Reflect on Living & Dying, Purpose & Prayer, Forgiveness & Friendship