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Calendar

May
19
Sun
Sunday Eucharist
May 19 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
May
24
Fri
Annual Garden Retreat @ Conception Abbey
May 24 – May 26 all-day

AGC Annual Garden Retreat

Calligraphy Retreat for Beginners
May 24 @ 5:15 pm – May 27 @ 12:00 pm

Calligraphy Retreat for Beginners

Introduction to the use of calligraphy as a means of Lectio Divina. Daily Lectio sessions. Throughout the weekend the retreatants will learn the foundational hand (based on tenth century Carolingian script) using a felt-tipped calligraphy marker. 

Friday 5:15 dinner through Monday noon. Cost $250 per person – (private room in St Gabriel Hall, meals, social, supplies, and director fee).  Those willing to share a room the cost is $230 a person.

May
26
Sun
Sunday Eucharist
May 26 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
May
27
Mon
Bible Scripts Calligraphy Retreat
May 27 – Jun 1 all-day

Bible Scripts Calligraphy Retreat

Bible Scripts (advanced):  Renaissance Roman lettering and illuminated letters. Daily Lectio Divina sessions.  The week will focus on the Roman Capitals and Humanist minuscules used in lettering bibles during the Renaissance.  Monday evening through Saturday noon. Prerequisite: Lettering the Word Beginner’s Retreat.

Jun
2
Sun
Sunday Eucharist
Jun 2 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Jun
7
Fri
Family Retreat @ Conception Abbey
Jun 7 @ 10:00 am – Jun 9 @ 1:00 pm

AGC Family Retreat

Retreat beings on Saturday morning at 10:00 am with an opening session, mass, and lunch, afternoon activities, dinner and prayer with the monks. Concludes on Sunday after lunch. 

Bring the entire family for a weekend of faith, fun and family time. Join members of the monastic community for faith-filled activities and quality family time.

Cost – Room -$50/room (each room has two or three twin beds), Meals – $7/meal/person except children under 5yrs are free, Program fee – $10/child 2 yrs and above (covers craft supplies, prizes, and snacks)

Jun
9
Sun
Sunday Eucharist
Jun 9 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Jun
16
Sun
Sunday Eucharist
Jun 16 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Jun
21
Fri
Lectio Divina Retreat @ Conception Abbey
Jun 21 @ 5:15 pm – Jun 23 @ 1:00 pm

AGC Lectio Divina Retreat

Retreat begins on Friday with Vespers (Evening Prayer) at 5:15 pm and ends on Sunday after lunch.

Learn how monastics pray from scripture and spiritual texts.  Guided group and private lectio sessions throughout the weekend.

Retreat cost $195 per person – (private room in St Gabriel Hall, meals, social, supplies, and director fee).  Those willing to share a room the cost is $180 a person.

Contact Us

Phone: (660) 944-3100
Fax: (660) 944-2811
communications@conception.edu

Location

37174 State Highway VV
Conception, MO 64433
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