Bro. Mel Tichota 1942-2020 RIP

Complete Biography Memorial Mass Homily After a long period of declining health, Brother Mel Tichota OSB passed away early this afternoon after a one day stay at the Josie Harper Hospice House. A memorial Mass will be scheduled at a…

50th Anniversary Choral Celebration

Members of the Omaha Symphonic Chorus teamed up with Mount Michael alumni and students for a special 50th Anniversary Concert held in the D.J. Sokol Chapel.  Each group sang alternating songs with the concert beginning and ending with a combined…

Abbot balances spiritual, physical health

Previously published in “The Mount” a publication produced by the staff of Mount Michael’s Journalism team. Follow the journalism team via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube links on https://mountonline.org by Mike Oehler ’21 Every day students spend time in the…

Lectio and Lunch

On Fridays in Lent Bro. Jerome is offering “Lectio & Lunch” at the Guesthouse. Space is limited so make your reservations soon. 10:30 Lectio – Praying Scripture 11:30 – Lenten Lunch Call Bro. Jerome to reserve a spot for “Lectio…

Twins; Feast of St. Scholastica

Saint Scholastica is the twin sister of St. Benedict.  On her feast day we have a special blessing for our Benedictine sister, Sister Carol Jean who teaches theology, and our 4 sets of fraternal twins. Prior John’s Blessing: Heavenly Father,…

Sunrise Frost

Today we begin the O Antiphons — O Wisdom from on high, all your works are blessed and holy, sea and earth and sun and sky! Everything is covered with a thin layer of frost this morning— how beautiful it…

Our Lady of Guadalupe

Twenty three years ago today, I was In Mexico City for the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Indeed, it was a memorable experience, which I will always remember. I came to realize at this time that the black ribbon…

Bittersweet

Each year in late November, I start looking in the places where I have found bitter-sweet growing in the past. For the most part it has never failed me. Br. Jerome has always liked using bitter-sweet for the environment in…

Student Received into the Catholic Church

Abbot Theodore just happened to meet Zhuyi (Joey) Chen’s parents when Joey arrived as a freshman– he is now a senior. Abbot Theodore thought that perhaps they needed some direction and they responded that their son, Joey was just up…