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Misc: One man’s path to the priesthood

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In Slate, Katy Waldman tells the story of how bestselling author and Jesuit priest, James Martin, left behind the fast passed world of business and joined the Society of Jesus after watching a documentary about Thomas Merton and then reading Merton’s autobiography The Seven Storey Mountain. Read the whole story of Fr. James Martin’s second act here: One man’s path to the priesthood. Then read his wonderful book, Becoming Who You Are: Insights on the True Self from Thomas Merton and Other Saints.