Tag Archives: Conception Abbey

More than a Home for Monks: Conception Abbey Completes $15 Million Renovation

“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,”

Celebrating Catholic Faith in Northwest Missouri

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.

First Spanish speaking priest ordained for Conception Abbey

At the end of his ordination banquet Fr. Macario Martinez-Arjona shared a story about his late mother with the gathering of Conception monks,

Two priests and one deacon ordained at Conception Abbey

“Prefer nothing to Christ,”

Father Guerric ordained at Conception Abbey

On Thursday, May 17 Brother Guerric Letter, O.S.B. was ordained Father Guerric by Kansas City-St. Joseph Bishop Robert Finn.

Listening with the ear of your heart

It is often easier to see God’s hand at work in hindsight. St. John Baptiste de la Salle said, “The sure sign that God is active in your life is that you will be led where you did not plan to go.” This rings true in my own experience of forty-two years. As a Colorado […]

July 09, 2020
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph