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  • Sports Weekend

    The Conception Seminary College "Thunder Cup" (Soccer/Volleyball tournament) began Saturday morning with the first round of soccer games.  It was a beautiful and sunny fall day for soccer and everyone seemed to be in good spirits for some inter-seminary...

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  • Bring the Noise

    Saturday, Oct. 18- The long awaited Seminary Soccer-Volleyball Tournament is just around the corner.  The seminarians are getting excited about it all.  The six team round robin volleyball tournament begins at 7:00PM and will have teams from St. Joseph's...

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  • Family Weekend

    This past weekend was Conception Seminary's Family Weekend.  Most parents arrived sometime on Saturday to check in on their sons.  Hopefully everyone was found in good form.  Saturday was a beautiful sunny day to walk around campus.  One could see...

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  • Partnering for Future Priests

    Friday evening we had our annual Partnering for Future Priests Dinner and Auction at Our Lady of Guadalupe church in St. Joseph, Missouri. It was an enjoyable evening and delicious meal, with the proceeds benefiting Conception Seminary College. This is...

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  • Tri-C Celebration

    Conception Abbey hosted the Tri-C Celebration (the communities of Conception, Conception Junction, and Clyde).  It started with the annual Lollipop Parade at 12:30pm, traveling from the St. John Paul II Recreation Center to the Basilica Parking Lot. The...

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  • Alumni Reunion

    We welcomed back our alumni from Conception Seminary for the 2014 Alumni Reunion (Sept. 19-20).  Alumni and guests arrived Friday in time for Mass and the Alumni Award Presentation (presented to alumnus Vic LeBreton) in the Basilica.  Archbishop Jerome...

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  • Fall Monastic Experience Weekend

    The monks of Conception Abbey are hosting a Monastic Experience weekend this fall.  Experience Benedictine monastic life at Conception Abbey from October 31st to November 2nd.  Men between the ages of 18-35, who are considering a vocation to religious...

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  • 140 Years of Friendship

    This evening, the Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration at Clyde, Missouri, invited the monks over to their monastery to celebrate 140 years since their founding.  The sisters' community was founded in September 1874, while Conception Abbey was...

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  • Entrance to the Novitiate

    Eric Kral and Joseph Fussner entered the novitiate today in a ceremony this afternoon in the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception. Members of the community gathered for this joyful occasion, chanting verses of Psalm 84 as Br. Bernard, the Novicemaster,...

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  • Swim, Bike, Run

    Do monks get to pursue their hobbies and interest in the monastery? Yes, is the short answer.  We obviously have to get permission and it cannot be too extravagant. On Saturday morning, for the third year in a row, I participated in the Cameron YMCA...

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