WATCH: Come Away and Rest …

Father Jeremy Heppler OSB suggests that we take up Christ’s invitation in the Gospel this Sunday to rest.

Take the time to pray, rest, relax and reconnect with God on this 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time. But that’s not all, he says …

A Benedictine College board of directors member, Fr. Jeremy Heppler, OSB, is a monk of St. Benedict’s Abbey in Atchison, Kansas. He graduated from Benedictine College in 2000 and currently serves as the pastor of St. Benedict’s Parish in Atchison.

St. Benedict Abbey’s 60 Seconds for Sunday series looks at each upcoming Sunday’s readings.

The monks at the Abbey, along with the Benedictine Sisters at Mount St. Scholastica, are what make Benedictine College in Atchison, Kan., Benedictine.

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.