WATCH: The Joy of Lent
Abbot James Albers discusses how Lent purifies us in addressing the readings for the First Sunday of Lent, Year C.
The monks at the Abbey, along with the Benedictine Sisters at Mount St. Scholastica, are what make Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas, Benedictine.
Abbot James is the ninth abbot of St. Benedict’s Abbey, serving in this role since December 2012. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Benedictine College, which he attended as a fourth-generation legacy student, graduating in the spring of 1994 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and theology.