The 13th Annual Thomas Merton Black History Lecture will be held at Hilary’s, Centro, Bellarmine University, 2001 Newburg Road, on Feb. 20 at 7 p.m.
Franciscan Friar Daniel P. Horan will present “Racism is a White Problem: Thomas Merton, Whiteness, and Racial Justice.”
Father Horan is a professor of systematic theology at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, co-host of The Francis Effect podcast and author of 12 books, including “The Franciscan Heart of Thomas Merton: A New Look at the Spiritual Inspiration of his Life, Thought, and Writing.”
The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, to go www.merton.org/events or call 272-8177, ext. 8187.