Bethany Spring http://wfpl.org en Louisville's Merton Institute Closing Down http://wfpl.org/post/louisvilles-merton-institute-closing-down <p>A Louisville-based center that offers spiritual guidance based on the teachings of Thomas Merton will dissolve next week.</p><p>The <a href="http://www.mertoninstitute.org/Default.aspx">Merton Institute for Contemplative Living </a>will close December 31. It was founded 17 years ago, but Executive Director Vanessa Hurst says the institute does not have the financial means to continue.</p> Tue, 25 Dec 2012 18:00:00 +0000 Rick Howlett 3102 at http://wfpl.org Louisville's Merton Institute Closing Down