Sunday Verse: He Became Poor

Pictured: Crucifix in the Abbey Cemetery at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas. The Benedictine Monks came to Atchison in 1856. In 1858, they opened the institution we know today as Benedictine College. The Monks of St. Benedict’s Abbey remain faithful friends of Benedictine College today.



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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