Sacramental Life

St. Benedict’s Abbey


1020 N. 2nd St., Atchison, KS


Mass Times



Monday - Friday

12:10 p.m.



45 minutes before weekday Masses


12:10 p.m.

1 hour before Sunday Masses


10:00 a.m.



8:00 p.m.



St. Martin's Chapel


St. Martin's Memorial Hall, Ground Floor


Mass Times



Monday - Friday

12:05 p.m.

Monday- Friday


30 minutes before 9:30 p.m. Mass

Monday - Thursday

9:30 p.m.



Other Christian Services


African Methodist Episcopal Church

715 Atchison St, Atchison, KS 66002

(913) 367-1489


Carol Baptist Church

800 S 6th St, Atchison, KS 66002

10 a.m., 6:30 p.m.

(913) 367-2334


Atchison United Methodist Church

501 Kansas Ave, Atchison, KS 66002

(913) 367-1844


First Baptist Church

1640 Riley St, Atchison, KS 66002

8 a.m., 10:40 a.m.

(913) 367-2842


First Presbyterian Church

302 N 5th St, Atchison, KS 66002

10:45 a.m.

(913) 367-2072


Trinity Lutheran Church

603 N 8th St, Atchison, KS 66002

8 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 6:30 p.m.

(913) 367-2837


Trinity Episcopal Church

8 a.m., 10:30 a.m.

(913) 367-3171


First Christian Church

300 S 5th St, Atchison, KS 66002

8 a.m., 10:25 a.m.

(913) 367-3036


New Life Assembly of God

1004 S 5th St, Atchison, KS 66002

10:30 a.m., 6:30 p.m.

(913) 367-7273


Sacramental Preparation




The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults is a course open to all students who desire to learn more about the Catholic Faith, especially those interested in joining the Church or receiving First Confession, First Holy Communion, and/or Confirmation.  For more information, contact Justin West.


Marriage Prep


Engaged couples may receive all or part of the necessary preparations for marriage through Benedictine College Ministry.  Chaplains are available to offer instruction and administer the FOCCUS test, and Drs. Jim and Jennifer Madden offer a marriage prep course every year.  For more information, contact Jen Madden.


Women and engaged couples are invited to take Natural Family Planning courses through Benedictine College Ministry.  NFP promotes women’s health and the Church’s teaching on openness to new life.  For more information, contact Jen Madden.




Students interested in discerning a call to religious life have the opportunity to meet with dozens of religious orders and diocesan vocation directors at Ministry’s annual Vocation Fair, held on campus every spring.


Priests, brothers, and sisters from various orders also visit Benedictine College throughout the year to give talks, meet with students, offer spiritual direction, and host receptions so that our students can learn more about their communities.  For more information, contact Heather Hineline.