Religious life

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As it was in the beginning

The ruts in the roads still held water from the previous days’ rain as a small caravan of monks from St. Benedict’s Abbey drove the gravel road from Atchison through the Missouri River flood-plain to…
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The pilgrim found his way

Shawn Tunink had been on the fence regarding his future: priesthood or married life? But by the time he graduated from the University of Kansas, he was 99 percent sure.
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Marathon man

Remembering Msgr. Helidore Mejak, who at 98 was the oldest active priest in the archdiocese — and maybe the country
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Brotherhood

Two monks made monastic vows and three men entered the novitiate at St. Benedict’s Abbey here on Dec. 8, the feast of the Immaculate Conception.