Jubilee Year of Mercy

Jubilee Year of Mercy - Holy Hour for Mercy
The final Holy Hour will be:
Solemnity of Christ the King - November 20, 2016
Time:  2:00 - 3:00 pm - Abbey Basilica

The Holy Hours will include Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, entrance through the Holy Door, Scripture and homily, and opportunity for reconciliation.  The basilica is open daily for pilgrim visits.  Eucharist is celebrated Monday-Friday at 11:45am; Saturday at 11:15am; Sunday at 10:30am. We welcome parish groups. Please contact the Abbey Guest Center to work out details.

If you are planning to bring a parish group please contact the Abbey Guest Center two weeks prior to the date.  660.944.2809; email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Oblate Retreat October 2016

OBLATE RETREAT - FALL 2016         NEW

October 28-30, 2016

Fr. Benedict Neenan, O.S.B. explains the history of Beuronese style and art.
Br. Michael Marcotte, O.S.B. on Beuronese Art & Music

Plan now to attend.  For more information contact Oblate Director, Fr. Albert, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .   More details will be coming soon.

Oblate Retreat April 2017

OBLATE RETREAT - SPRING 2017                 NEW

April 21-23, 2017

"The Iconography of the Abbey Basilica" with Brother Thomas Sullivan, O.S.B.

You've visited our basilica many times, learn more of the background and theology behind the many Beuronese murals that adorn our basilica.

For more information contact Oblate Director, Fr. Albert, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Full information available soon.

Calligraphy - Beginner's Retreat

Lettering the Word Beginner’s Retreat

Friday evening through Sunday afternoon, August 19-21, 2016  

A retreat for beginners that explores the use of calligraphy as a means of meditating upon Sacred Scripture (Lectio Divina).  Participants will learn to write the Foundational hand using felt tip calligraphic markers.  Pens, paper and all materials will be supplied.  Time will be provided for prayer, walks, rest and participation in the Liturgy of the Hours and the Eucharist with the monastic community.  Materials fee $6.  Limited to 12 persons.  No previous experience required.  Please indicate if left-handed.  Begins at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, August 19th and runs through 4:30 pm on Sunday afternoon, August 21st.  $50 deposit required, not refundable after July 19.  Room charges: $180 for single St Gabriel; $150 per person for double accommodation.  For reservations and information contact the Abbey Guest Center: phone 660.944.2089; or email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ; Visit the website:  conceptionabbey.org\guests

Refresher Calligraphy Retreat

Lettering the Word Refresher Retreat

Friday evening through Sunday noon, November 11-13, 2016  

A weekend refresher weekend for individuals who have already taken the introductory “Lettering the Word” retreat given each year on Memorial day weekend and again in August.  This retreat continues the Lectio Divina practices learned in the beginner’s retreat, reviews the Foundational hand and introduces the retreatant to the use of ink and dip pens (provided).  Limited to 12 persons.  Materials fee $25. Prerequisite: annual “Lettering the Word” retreat.  Begins at 7:45 p.m. on Friday, November 11th and runs through lunch on Sunday, November 13th. $50 deposit required, not refundable after October 11.  Room charges: $170 for single accommodations, $150 per person for double accommodations). For reservations contact the Abbey Guest Center: phone 660-944-2809 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   Visit the website: conceptionabbey.org\guests.

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