Atchison, Kansas, a small town on the Missouri River about 50 miles north of Kansas City, is known for several things. It’s a gateway to the West, the birthplace of Amelia Earhart and, to a lesser extent, the home of Benedictine College. Today, the campus and classic brick buildings provide a broad liberal arts curriculum. But on a hill at the top of campus, overlooking the river, there is an abbey. And in that abbey, Benedictine monks live much the same way they did centuries ago.
This segment aired on October 9, 2017.