Scenes From the March for Life

More than 200 Benedictine College students took a 1,100-mile, 27-hour journey to Washington, D.C., to participate in the 2019 March for Life Jan. 18 in Washington, D.C. Benedictine College has brought the largest group traveling the greatest distance to the annual March for decades.

At Benedictine College, the campus send-off began with a procession of students dropping flowers at the Memorial to the Unborn on campus.

Benedictine College tudents gathered for a blessing before boarding buses for Washington, D.C.

The March began with a special Mass in Washington, D.C., by Kansas City, Kan., Archbishop Joseph Naumann.

Benedictine College students unfurled the college‘s new banner in front of the Washington Monument.

Benedictine College President Stephen D. Minnis was on hand to march with students.

Benedictine College protesters were young and enthusiastic.

The March ended with a student-led rosary in front of the Supreme Court.


A Benedictine College student tells us that she is at the March for Life to speak for those who can’t speak for themselves! #whywemarch #NewmanGuide

Posted by The Cardinal Newman Society on Friday, January 18, 2019


The Cardinal Newman Society featured a Benedictine College student explaining why she marches.



Benedictine College

Founded in 1858, Benedictine College is a Catholic, Benedictine, residential, liberal arts college located on the bluffs above the Missouri River in Atchison, Kansas. The school is proud to have been named one of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report as well as one of the top Catholic colleges in the nation by First Things magazine and the Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College. It prides itself on outstanding academics, extraordinary faith life, strong athletic programs, and an exceptional sense of community and belonging. It has a mission to educate men and women within a community of faith and scholarship.

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