All Saints Day

All Saints Day

In the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas we are blessed to have a strong leader and spiritual father in Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann.  On the feast of All Saints, Archbishop Naumann came to the Abbey church to celebrate Mass with the students of Benedictine College – we hope you enjoy this glimpse into his visit.  We would like to thank our Archbishop for his constant leadership!

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The Bavarian Blast

The Bavarian Blast

On Friday, October 26, we were blessed to host over 500 people for the Bavarian Blast. This event is always a great opportunity to come together and celebrate our Bavarian Heritage (and of course Benedictine College homecoming!) We would like to offer a special thanks to the KC Brewlab who unveiled their latest creation: Benediktiner Weizen – a Bavarian style Hefeweizen specially brewed for our community! Click read more to watch the recap video and for photos from the event

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72 Hours of Adoration for Victims of Abuse and Our US Bishops

72 Hours of Adoration for Victims of Abuse and Our US Bishops

Responding to Pope Francis called on the Church to offer prayer and fasting for her own reparation and to be in prayer for the victims of abuse, the monks will host 72 hours of Adoration in the Abbey Church to pray for the victims of abuse, as well that the Holy Spirit will guide the bishops in their meetings, November 12-15, 2018. Adoration each day runs from 6 a.m. – 9 p.m. The Abbey Church will be closed to the public each night. Click ‘read more’ for details or Click here to register for a slot now

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A Mysterious Encounter

A Mysterious Encounter

It has been said that in the Catechism of the Catholic Church, which was promulgated by St. John Paul II in 1992, Part Four on Christian Prayer is the best-written section of the entire work. That statement hopefully doesn’t surprise us, for prayer is the primary action of our faith in God and our search for him. From the very creation of man, we have been searching for God, and this search is the impetus for our prayer, our encounter with him.

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