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Harrison Award

Congratulations to our amazing Dooley Center staff for receiving the 2016 Harrison award! Read more.

Be Extraordinary

Think you're being called to religious life? Visit our new vocation site for FAQs, calendar of events, and much 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. 

Read Social Justice Statements.

Danger and Opportunity 

Be sure to read this week's "View from the Mount" on the importance of failure!

Click here for the full article. 

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! 

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.

View from the Mount

Editor's note: Sisters from Mount St. Scholastica write a weekly column titled "View from the Mount" in our hometown newspaper, the Atchison Globe. this column appeared in the Jan. 19 edition of the Globe. Click here to read the full article.

World Peace Prayer

"Benedictines for Peace invite you to join people around the world in praying and reflecting on the World Peace Prayer." Click here for prayer and full explanation.

Meet Sister Linda Herndon
Sister Linda Herndon uses her Benedictine values as the associate academic dean and registrar at Benedictine College. Read about her.

Blessings go both ways for volunteer, spiritual directee
Mininder Kaur first came to the Mount for spiritual direction, but then found peace and acceptance as a volunteer, too. Read her story. 

Read our 'View from the Mount' columns in Atchison Globe

Every week, one of the sisters from Mount St. Scholastica writes the "View from the Mount" column that appears in the Atchison Globe, our hometown newspaper. Read the columns.

'Mountie' returns for 75th class reunion

It takes a special someone to be on hand for her 75th class reunion, and for Mount St. Scholastica College, that someone is Mary Ann Schwab. Read about her return to the Mount. 

Sister Mary Teresa offers ten rules for new nurses
When Sister Mary Teresa Morris spoke at the Donnelly College nursing graduation, she offered ten rules for nurses. Read them at the link.

Meet Sister Susan Holmes
As we continue our celebration of National Catholic Sisters Week, we introduce you to Sister Susan Holmes, a hospice chaplain who offers a caring presence at the end of life. Read Sister Susan's story.

Meet Sister Elaine Fischer

As we continue our celebration of National Catholic Sisters Week, we introduce you to Sister Elaine Fischer, whose remarkable set of skills ranges from carpentry to biochemistry. Read Sister Elaine's story.

Meet Sister Mary Elizabeth Schweiger
As we continue our celebration of National Catholic Sisters Week, we introduce you to Sister Mary Elizabeth Schweiger, a woman of many gifts. Read Sister Mary Elizabeth's story.

Meet Sister Cecilia Olson
As we continue our celebration of National Catholic Sisters Week, we introduce you to Sister Cecilia Olson, who has found God in community. Read Sister Cecilia's story.

Meet Sister Suzanne Fitzmaurice
As we celebrate National Catholic Sisters Week March 8 to 14, we're sharing the stories of some of our sisters. Next up is Sister Suzanne Fitzmaurice, who follows in the footsteps of her Benedictine predecessors as a teacher. Read Sister Suzanne's story.

Meet Sister Carol Ann Peterson
As we celebrate National Catholic Sisters Week March 8 to 14, we're sharing the stories of some of our sisters. First up is Sister Carol Ann Petersen, whose ministries have always involved education, though not always in the traditional classroom. Read Sister Carol Ann's story.

Enjoy a virtual trip to Brazil

Several of our sisters are traveling to Brazil in January for Sister Ironide Nunes' final profession. Join them virtually via their online photo journal. 

Meet Sister Molly: Storyteller, teacher
Sister Molly Brockwell is one of four sisters who celebrated a silver jubilee last summer. She's a teacher, a storyteller and a student. Read her story.

Jail ministry puts Gospel into action
Sister Maria Larkin takes seriously the Gospel mandate to visit those who are in prison. Every week, she makes her way to the Atchison County Jail to visit the inmates incarcerated there. Read her story

Support Mount St. Scholastica with Amazon purchases

Did you know that you can help support Mount St. Scholastica each time you purchase something from amazon.com?

  1. Go to smile.amazon.com
  2. Sign in to your amazon.com account as directed.
  3. For your your charitable organization, search for Mount St. Scholastica and select us.
  4. From now on when you want to purchase something from amazon, go to smile.amazon.com. For each eligible purchase, the Mount will receive 0.5% of the amount spent.  Remember, you can only help the Mount if you start at smile.amazon.com

 

 

 

150th Anniversary

We recently celebrated the 150th anniversary of our founding. Read about our Sesquicentennial Celebrations here.

Mount St. Scholastica

 

Solar Panels
These solar panels were installed
on the Dooley Center roof in the fall
of 2014. 

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