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 honored to have been named one of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report, the best private college in Kansas by The Wall Street Journal, and one of the top Catholic colleges in the nation by First Things magazine and the Newman Guide. It prides itself on outstanding academics, extraordinary faith life, strong athletic programs, and an exceptional sense of community and belonging. Benedictine College is dedicated to transforming culture in America through its mission to educate men and women within a community of faith and scholarship.