We are going to Jerusalem. All of us. We’ll crowd into the throngs of people stretching and pushing as we try to fix our gaze. Who is this entering our city?
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Fifth Sunday of Lent
On Ash Wednesday we began our Lenten 2017 journey by receiving ashes on our foreheads as the minister said, “Remember you are dust and to dust you shall return.” Now as we enter into the fifth week of Lent, the gospel reminds us of Lazarus’ death and Jesus’ approaching death and resurrection.
Peace Merit Award
Please join us in congratulating Sister Barbara McCracken for receiving the Peace Merit Award for "Outstanding Service in the Cause of Peace" from PeaceWorks Kansas City!
Fourth Sunday of Lent
So, let us listen with the ear of our heart and allow the Word of God not to go in one ear and out the other, but let it bend and filter from our head into our heart so it can transform us...Read full reflection.
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We Remember with Gratitude
We remember with gratitude the inspiring life of Sister Lou Whipple, 50,who died at the monastery on March 8, 2017. Bravely facing cancer, she was faithful to daily community life and prayer until shortly before her death, four months before her 25th anniversary of monastic profession. Read her obituary.
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Letting God Shine through our Lives
Last Sunday was a day of great celebration at the Mount. It wasn’t a big feast day like Easter, or a special community event like a sister’s day of profession....Read More.
Social Justice Statements
The Conference of Benedictine Prioresses approved the following social justice statements in February, 2017. Topics included immigration, human trafficking, gun violence and racism.
Danger and Opportunity
Be sure to read this week's "View from the Mount" on the importance of failure!