At the 8pm Mass for Second Sunday of Lent, Fr. Jay tells us that the Transfiguration is about a God who chooses to pitch his tent among us and calls us to remain in the light no matter how great we have sinned.
The monks hosted Benedictine transfer students for Vespers and dinner at the Abbey on Sunday, February 18. The students had transferred from St. Gregory's University after the school closed its doors at the end of the fall of 2017 semester.
Father Maurus was an “Okie” along with Father Boniface Moll. He came to Atchison and St. Benedict’s High School in 1911, attended St. Benedict’s College, 1915-1921, and the Abbey School of Theology until 1925 when he was ordained June 6. He had professed his first monastic vows July 2, 1919.