Listen, My Son

Let Us Give Thanks

Thanksgiving week at the monastery is a special time for the community for several reasons.  It is a time when the “monks on mission” return home.  The monks on mission are our confreres who are serving in parishes throughout the midwest.  Currently, there are ten monks on mission, and they will return to join us…

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 with all who access this blog.  It will serve…

The Printery House Celebrates 60 Years!

The Printery House is one of Conception Abbey’s many apostolates, and this year they’re celebrating 60 years of spreading the word through Christian greeting cards and gifts. To learn more about The Printery House and their work watch the video above or click here, Gospel and Greeting Cards, to read their recent article in Rural Missourian!