Easter 2020

Holy Week Services were streamed live from Mount Michael on Facebook.  We missed seeing everyone that usually attends. We wish you all a happy Easter and hope to see you all soon.

Bro. James Pope OSB 1946-2020

Bro. James Pope, a monk of Mount Michael Benedictine Abbey, died Good Friday morning, April 10, 2020 at Ridgecrest Rehabilitation Center in Omaha. Bro. James was 73 years old. The past several years brought health challenges to Bro. James who…

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…