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Night of Dreams: Grand prize drawing tickets now available
Is this your lucky year? You won't know if you don't buy your tickets for the Night of Dreams grand prize drawing. Your ticket buys you a chance at cars or cash, and proceeds from the Nov. 13 gala fundraiser benefit our ministries. Learn how to get the tickets  

Blessings go both ways for volunteer, spiritual directee
Mininder Kaur first came to the Mount for spiritual direction, but then found peace and acceptance as a volunteer, too. Read her story

Meet Jennifer Halling, our new postulant
On Aug. 5, we welcomed Jennifer Halling to the community as a postulant. Read about her and see photos from the evening

Concert in September celebrates refurbished organ
Sister Susan Barber, Sister Janelle Maes and Lara West will present an organ recital on Sept. 11. Get the details

Read our 'View from the Mount' columns in the Atchison Globe
Every week, one of the sisters from Mount St. Scholastica writes the "View from the Mount" column that appears in the Atchison Globe, our hometown newspaper. Read the columns

Sister Anne reflects on 2016 jubilarians
Sister Anne Shepard tells how three golden jubilarians live out the call to mercy. Read her homily from the Jubilee Mass on July 10

'Mountie' returns for 75th class reunion
It takes a special someone to be on hand for her 75th class reunion, and for Mount St. Scholastica College, that someone is Mary Ann Schwab. Read about her return to the Mount. 

Twelve complete spiritual director training
A group of 12 women graduated from the three-year Souljourners spiritual director training program sponsored by the Sophia Center in June. Read more

Mount employees honored for service at annual picnic
A total of 13 Mount St. Scholastica and Dooley Center employees were honored for their years of service at the annual employee picnic. See who they were at the link.

August 'Year of Mercy' petition focuses on victims of trafficking
Each month during the Jubilee Year of Mercy, the Benedictine Sisters of Mount St. Scholastica remember a special group in prayer during Midday Praise. In August, prayers are for those who are victims of human trafficking. Read the full petition.

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