In a USA TODAY article about monastic music, author and friend of the monastic community, Judith Valente, mentioned the monks of St. Benedict's Abbey. The excerpt is below, read the full article here.
Across the USA, such monastic music is experiencing a renaissance. The Benedictine Sisters of Mary Queen of Apostles from Gower, Mo., topped the Billboard charts three times in the past two years with their recordings. The Dominican Sisters of Mary from Ann Arbor, Mich., released a CD. And an increasing number are celebrating milestones with CDs, such as Mount St. Scholastica Monastery and St. Benedict’s Abbey, both in Atchison, Kan., for their 150th anniversaries.