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Conception Abbey: A Benedictine Monastery

“So that in all things God may be glorified.” – Rule of St. Benedict

Conception Abbey is a Benedictine monastery located in northwest Missouri where all we do is dedicated to the glory of God as St. Benedict instructs in his Rule. We exist to praise God in our daily cycle of prayer and work, welcome guests, educate future priests, and share the Gospel. Learn more about us and know you are always welcome at Conception Abbey.

Brothers Living in Unity campaign receives challenge grant

Conception leadership is pleased to announce that, with the help of our generous donors, we have met the Mabee Challenge to receive an additional $1 million grant from the J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation toward the Brothers Living in Unity campaign. With this generous grant, Conception has now secured more than $13.6 million in gifts and pledges toward our $14.5 million goal to fund a new seminary residence hall and fund the monastic retirement endowment.

Having met the challenge by the deadline, Conception has now raised sufficient funds to begin construction of our new seminary residence hall, Good Shepherd Hall, which will begin in the Spring of 2021.

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Creative Ways to Give

Leave a lasting legacy to Conception Abbey and Seminary College and support our work of prayer and service to the Church by making a planned gift with Conception Abbey. Our planned giving office can help answer your questions about the various ways you can give and our planned giving website is full of useful information to get you started! Feel free to contact us at (660) 944-2825 if you have any questions.

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Support Our Ministry

In donating to the Benedictines of Conception Abbey, your reach could go far. Your donations help educate future priests and bring Christ to those we minister to in our various works. Consider donating securely online today!

 

 

News

Brothers Living in Unity campaign awarded challenge grant, names new residence hall

Conception Seminary College plans to begin construction this spring Conception leadership is pleased to announce that, with the help of our generous donors, we have met the Mabee Challenge, which...

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all-day Catholic Ritual Retreat @ Conception Abbey
Catholic Ritual Retreat @ Conception Abbey
Feb 12 – Feb 14 all-day
Catholic Ritual: Collective, Formal, Performative, Formative, Transformative Reflections and analysis of the treasure of our Catholic ritual tradition as based in Community, as formal rites that teach us and form us, and ultimately transform us,…
all-day Silent Retreat: Finding God in A... @ Conception Abbey
Silent Retreat: Finding God in A... @ Conception Abbey
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Silent Retreat: Finding God in All Things Spend the weekend learning how to find God in the midst of a noisy and busy life, in anxieties and suffering, and in your everyday routines. The weekend…
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