Jonathan Montaldo has served as the associate director of the Merton Institute for Contemplative Living, the director of the Thomas Merton Center, and as president of the International Thomas Merton Society. He edited or coedited many volumes of Merton’s writing, including The Intimate Merton, Dialogues with Silence, and A Year with Thomas Merton. He presents retreats internationally based on Merton’s witness to contemplative living.

Montaldo created the ten-volume series for small group dialogue, Bridges to Contemplative Living with Thomas Merton, published by Ave Maria Press.

Books by Jonathan Montaldo