Raymond Arroyo, a New York Times bestselling author and journalist, visited Benedictine on April 17. Courtesy Will Wilder Press.

Fiction: the Old/New Tool of Evangelization

By Ivy Mackey, The Circuit. Stories are one of the oldest forms of transmitting knowledge, but today, this form appears to be underutilized. On April 17, Raymond Arroyo, a New York Times bestselling author and journalist, presented a talk called “How Fiction Can Save Our Culture and Renew the Church” in the Ferrell Academic Center […]

Service Day 2017 was focused on serving and spending time with the elderly of Atchison.  Photo courtesy of James Reding.

Spring Service Day recap

By Mary Elsen, The Circuit. Service Team, a branch of Benedictine’s Ministry Team, held its annual Spring Service Day on April 22. “The theme of Spring Service Day 2017 was spending time with our elders in the community, giving to them our energy and gaining from them their wisdom,” said senior James Reding, Service Team […]

The Benedictine Marian Grotto.  Photo from BC Archives.

A Benedictine conversion story

By Ann Marie, The Circuit. As a Catholic institution, Benedictine College has plenty of opportunities for students to encounter the faith, some of whom were unfamiliar with it prior to attending. “The word “Catholic” means universal,” said Elizabeth Schumacher, sophomore.“Even if someone does not share in the same Catholic faith, they are still able to […]