Patrick O'Connell


Patrick F. O’Connell, associate professor of English and theology at Gannon University, Erie, Pennsylvania, served as the fifth president of the International Thomas Merton Society and has been editor of The Merton Seasonal since 1998; he is coauthor of The Thomas Merton Encyclopedia and has edited Cassian and the Fathers, the first volume of Merton’s Novitiate Conferences.