Every week, one of the sisters from Mount St. Scholastica writes the "View from the Mount" column in the Atchison Globe, our hometown newspaper. We republish the columns, with permission from the newspaper, on our website. Click the links below to read the columns.


February 16: The grace to forgive

February 8: On changing attitudes

January 31: Sister celebrates 75 years of monastic life

January 25: A life that goes with the flow

January 18: Discourse, Desserts and Doctors

October 4: One hundred percent for life

September 27: Creation, faith and chickens

September 21: The need to talk to people of other religions

September 14: The hard work of forgiveness

September 6: Hold fast to dreams

August 23: Eclipse and the end of the world

August 18: Expanding our image of God the Creator

August 10: Faith and science: happy together

August 2: Four sisters celebrate 50 years

July 6: Four things that matter most

June 28: In the footsteps of Peter and Paul

June 21: What I learned from my mother

June 15: Loved rather than feared

June 7: Servant Leadership

June 1: Alive with the Holy Spirit

May 25: The glory of work

May 19: When is 'work' work?

May 8: A good shepherd needs good sheep

May 4: An offering of life

April 26: Pruning the vine

April 19: What do you think of Christ?

April 13: We are going to Jerusalem

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February 25: Letting God shine through our lives

February 18: What is Lent?

February 11: Saints and how to be one

Feb. 5: Danger and Opportunity

January 28: Marching for Life

January 19: Where do we seek wisdom?

January 11: Building walls

November 19: Advent: A season of waiting

November 10: God's presence in the ordinary walnut

November 2: Change us, O Lord

October 29, 2016: The Temptation of Perfection

October 22, 2016; Sticking With It

October 15, 2016; I Was a Stranger

October 8, 2016; White Privilege

October 1, 2016: Taking a Stand on Racism

September 24, 2016: Plainchat Lessons for Civil Discourse

September 17, 2016: Speaking Civilly

September 10, 2016: Life Takes Strange Turns

September 3, 2016: Voting with a Conscience

August 27, 2016: A View from a Young Volunteer

August 20, 2016: The Grace of Not Knowing Everything

August 13, 2016: Are you really free?

August 6, 2016: Transformed in the Light

July 30, 2016: A Difficult Hospitality

July 23, 2016: Are You Qualified?

July 9, 2016: In the Cave of St. Benedict

July 2, 2016: Expressions of our Deepest Longings