It was truly an interfaith gathering — leaders and members of the Kansas City area Catholic, Jewish and non-Catholic Christian communities
The Basilica of the Immaculate Conception at Conception Abbey was busy Jan. 15, as monks, Abbey staff and priests were busy with last minute preparations for the Abbatial Blessing of Abbot Benedict Neenan, OSB
Abbot Gregory Polan, O.S.B. had served as Abbot of Conception Abbey in Conception, Missouri for nearly 20 years.
On 8 December 2015, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, our Holy Father Pope Francis opened the Holy Doors of St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome to inaugurate the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy 2016.
It was a simple and elegant funeral in a simple and elegant place for a simple and elegant man.
The Benedictine monastic community of Conception Abbey rejoiced in the advance of two young men to new stages of consecrated life.
“Buildings shape our thinking, our vision for the future, our priorities, and our focus for living. Importantly, a monastery is more than a home for monks,”
Back in the summer of 1914, the parishioners of the Immaculate Conception parish at Conception Abbey gathered for the double purpose of taking a parish photo and enjoying a day of celebration for the parish community.