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  • Best Retreat Centers For Catholic Christian Spiritual Retreats

    “Let all guests be welcomed as Christ.” Rule of St. Benedict, Chapter 53 Are you looking for a retreat center for yourself, family, or group to grow spiritually? Do you desire a place to restore your or your group’s spirit? Do you long for space...

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  • What is a Benedictine Monk?

    Conception Abbey is happy to be your Benedictine monastery located here in northwest Missouri, where we dedicate everything to the glory of God following the instructions of St. Benedict in his Rule. We've been asked as to what exactly is a Benedictine...

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  • 5 Ways to Live Like A Monk in the World

    Here are five tenets of Benedictine monasticism that you can cultivate in your life by Fr. Paul Sheller, OSB, Vocation Director, Conception Abbey 1. Cultivate Silence St. Benedict wrote, "Speaking and teaching are the master's task; the disciple is...

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  • #GivingTuesday

    #GivingTuesday event to help local families in need Conception, Mo. - A Partnership between Conception Abbey and Tri-C Partners 4 Progress hopes to make Christmas morning a little brighter for local families. Ten families will be the recipients' of this...

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  • Monk professes simple vows at Conception Abbey

    Nov. Nicholas becomes Br. Matthew as he professes monastic vows On November 11, 2016, the Feast of St. Martin of Tours, Novice Nicholas Marie made monastic profession of vows and was given the name Brother Matthew.  "This is a special day not only...

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  • New Beginnings

    For some time now I have thought about creating a blog to give others insight into our way of life as Benedictine monks at Conception Abbey.  Our lives as monks, offered to Christ, encounter many great joys and blessings, which I hope to share and communicate...

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