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After prayerful deliberation, the Benedictine Sisters of Mount St. Scholastica, Atchison, Kansas, have elected Sister Esther Fangman as the twelfth prioress in their 153-year history. Sister Esther is a native of Seneca, Kansas. With a doctorate in counseling, she currently serves clients in the Kansas City area. She was also president of the Federation of St. Scholastica from 1998 to 2010. She will begin her six year term of leadership with a Mass and installation ceremony on Sunday, July 9. Click here for more information about our elections.
Congratulations to our amazing Dooley Center staff for receiving the 2016 Harrison award! Read more.
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Social Justice Statements
The Conference of Benedictine Prioresses approved the following social justice statements in February, 2017. Topics included immigration, human trafficking, gun violence and racism.
Danger and Opportunity
Be sure to read this week's "View from the Mount" on the importance of failure!