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Abbey Guest Center

"Let all guests be welcomed as Christ." Rule of St. Benedict, Chapter 53

The Conception Abbey Guest Center (AGC) provides a variety of services to meet the needs of those who wish to visit Conception Abbey. As a complete retreat center, the AGC welcomes over 8,000 people to campus each year for spiritual renewal and an opportunity to witness Benedictine hospitality.

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Retreat: The Easter Vigil’s Exultet

The Exultet is one of the most evocative and poetic hymns of praise in the liturgy, giving thanks and praise for God’s saving activity through both night and light. An excellent opportunity to bring your RCIA groups to this weekend to enrich their upcoming Easter Vigil experience. You will also be able to participate in the Palm Sunday Liturgy at the Abbey. Led by Br. Thomas Sullivan, OSB

 

 

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Guest Services

Witness Benedictine hospitality

Visits to Conception Abbey take many forms, including:

  • Overnight visits at a directed or private personal retreat
  • Attendance at one of the AGC sponsored spiritual retreats or study days
  • The use of AGC facilities for your church or parish groups
  • AGC sponsored confirmation retreats held throughout the year
  • Tours of the Abbey Basilica or visits to the Gift Shop

Encounter Christ at Conception Abbey

Tours of the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception can be arranged for groups through the Abbey Guest Center. To schedule a tour for your group, contact the AGC at (660) 944-2809 or guests@conception.edu.

We invite you to share a meal with us. Just mention your intended meals when scheduling your tour.

Map & Directions

Conception Abbey is located in the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, 20 miles east of Maryville, MO.

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Retreat Calendar

Sep
10
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Sep 10 – Sep 12 all-day
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Sep
24
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Sep 24 – Sep 26 all-day
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Nov
19
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Nov 19 – Nov 21 all-day
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Dec
30
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all-day Annual New Year’s Retreat @ Conception Abbey
Annual New Year’s Retreat @ Conception Abbey
Dec 30 2021 – Jan 1 2022 all-day
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Jan
21
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Jan 21 – Jan 23 all-day
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Jan
28
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Jan 28 – Jan 30 all-day
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Feb
11
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Feb 11 – Feb 13 all-day
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