Peace Merit Award
Please join us in congratulating Sister Barbara McCracken for receiving the Peace Merit Award for "Outstanding Service in the Cause of Peace" from PeaceWorks Kansas City!
Fourth Sunday of Lent
So, let us listen with the ear of our heart and allow the Word of God not to go in one ear and out the other, but let it bend and filter from our head into our heart so it can transform us...Read full reflection.
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We Remember with Gratitude
We remember with gratitude the inspiring life of Sister Lou Whipple, 50,who died at the monastery on March 8, 2017. Bravely facing cancer, she was faithful to daily community life and prayer until shortly before her death, four months before her 25th anniversary of monastic profession. Read her obituary.
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Letting God Shine through our Lives
Last Sunday was a day of great celebration at the Mount. It wasn’t a big feast day like Easter, or a special community event like a sister’s day of profession....Read More.
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!
Marching for Life
The last few weeks have given us cause for much soul-searching. The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Pope Francis, the Leadership of Conference of Women Religious, religious leaders of other faiths, as well as individual parish and faith communities, ask us to be models of unity and love, not hate...Read more.
View from the Mount
Editor's note: Sisters from Mount St. Scholastica write a weekly column titled "View from the Mount" in our hometown newspaper, the Atchison Globe. this column appeared in the Jan. 19 edition of the Globe. Click here to read the full article.
World Peace Prayer
"Benedictines for Peace invite you to join people around the world in praying and reflecting on the World Peace Prayer." Click here for prayer and full explanation.
From the Prioress: Day of Prayer
This election season has been the most tumultuous in my memory. Growing up in Washington, D.C., I thought I had seen it all...Read more.