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  • Fr. Joel Derks, OSB, enters eternal rest

    On Wednesday, 27 December 2017, at 2:07 in the afternoon, our beloved confrere, Father Joel Derks, O.S.B., having received the Apostolic Pardon, set aside the cares of this life so as to cross over unburdened to the joys of heaven. Father Joel was a...

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  • Devotional Prayer and Liturgical Prayer

    How devotional prayer and liturgical prayer work together in our spiritual lives  One of our oblates, who is also an Evangelical Christian, described to me his first experience of praying with the monks at Conception Abbey. It was at Evening Prayer,...

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  • Fr. Hugh Tasch enters eternal rest

    On Wednesday, 28 June 2017, between the Hours of Vigils and Lauds, our beloved confrere, Father Hugh Tasch, OSB, laid down the cares of earthly life and entered into the joy of his lord and master.  Jubilarian of both priesthood and monastic life, Father...

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  • Conception Abbey to host two free concerts

    The weekend of May 6 will feature concerts of accordion and sacred music at Conception Abbey Conception Abbey’s Basilica of the Immaculate Conception will be the venue for two free concerts the weekend of May 6, 2017. The first concert on Saturday,...

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  • Join the monks of Conception Abbey for Holy Week Celebrations

    Schedule for the Sacred Triduum at Conception Abbey All are welcome to join the monks of Conception Abbey and the seminarians of Conception Seminary College for the sacred celebration of the Holy Week liturgies. Enter into these holiest days of the liturgical...

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  • Abbot’s Homily: Passing of St. Benedict – 2017

    This homily was given by Abbot Benedict Neenan, OSB, on 21 March 2017 in the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, Conception Abbey. Do you seek God? Do you want to grow closer to God? Do you want to pattern your life according to the way God wants...

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  • 5 Reasons to Visit a Catholic Seminary College

    5 Reasons to Visit a Catholic Seminary Discerning a vocation to the priesthood can be difficult. Often you don’t know where to turn or who to ask for help. Visiting a Catholic seminary can actually help in this discernment process. This is why Conception...

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  • Lenten Retreats at Conception Abbey

    With the holy season of Lent upon us, it is a great time to think of special things you can do to help make this time in the Church year fruitful. The Conception Abbey Guest Center has prepared a series of Lenten retreats and days of recollection during...

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  • Learning About Religious Vocational Discernment

    It is very easy to be stressed during the process of religious vocational discernment. High school and college students find it especially tough. Some Catholics can take years figuring out what they feel God's will is for them. Breaking down what religious...

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  • Abbot Benedict announces new prior of Conception Abbey

    Bro. Anselm becomes Conception Abbey's new prior On February 2, 2017, Bro. Anselm Broom, OSB, became the new prior of Conception Abbey. The prior holds the secondary leadership role in the monastery and assists the abbot in fulfilling his duties. Bro....

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