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Saying Yes to God’s Call

  My name is Nathaniel Boyd, and I am studying for the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City. I am the oldest of three children. We were all adopted from China, though we are not biologically related. My parents are both converts to the Catholic faith, but my siblings and I are cradle Catholics. I was primarily…

Among the People of God

Educating the Youth As one of the areas of priestly formation, Apostolics is an important focus in my life. This year, I attended the Wednesday evening religious education program at St. Joseph Parish in Parnell, just 10 minutes north of Conception. Our program is small, with many of the grades combined. The other men and…

Conception Seminary College releases Spring 2022 Dean’s List

CONCEPTION, Mo. – The Office of the Registrar at Conception Seminary College, in Conception, Missouri, announced the students named to the Dean’s List for the 2022 spring semester.   To be included on the Dean’s List, a student must be enrolled as a full-time student and earn a 3.70 GPA or higher on at least…

Family Men in Formation

Two of Conception Seminary College’s most vibrant – and, dare I say, popular – additions in the last three years are a pair of married Catholic laymen. Dr. Jonathan Fuqua teaches philosophy and Mr. Benjamin Darnell serves as the seminary’s first lay Human Formation advisor, and also teaches theology. Each considers it a privilege to…

Sons of Thunder

Men enter seminary to discern the priesthood, which, more fully, means going through the process of formation to produce an “integrated man.” Integration, in this sense, translates to a well-rounded, healthy man. Each aspect of formation impacts all the other aspects. The ancient philosopher Plato, when discussing education, argues that each child, in addition to…

For the Least of Our Brothers

Each semester, the seminarians of Conception Seminary College are given a wonderful opportunity to donate a significant amount of money to a charity of their choosing. This money comes from the St. Teresa of Calcutta Fund, which was given to the seminary by an anonymous donor, who wanted to give the seminarians firsthand experience in…

Conception Seminary College releases Fall 2021 Dean’s List

CONCEPTION, Mo. – The Office of the Registrar at Conception Seminary College, in Conception, Missouri, announced the students named to the Dean’s List for the 2021 fall semester.   To be included on the Dean’s List, a student must be enrolled as a full-time student and earn a 3.70 GPA or higher on at least…

Conception Seminary College to host fall annual play based on Aesop’s Fables

Conception Seminary College will present their annual theater production, entitled A Bagful of Fables, by Robert R. Lehan. This collection of fables presents Aesop with an attitude! Join this lively troupe of actors and even Aesop — who may be long gone from this earth but is still the life of the party! — as…

For the Future of the Church

Conception Seminary College stands firm in our foundation as a Benedictine-run seminary serving the Midwest, forming well-rounded men who will guide the future of the Church. Through academic, spiritual, pastoral, and human formation, we accompany men as they listen for God’s Voice, discern their priestly vocation, and become missionary disciples.   Spiritual Formation The fruitfulness…

Conception Seminary College releases Spring 2021 Dean’s List

CONCEPTION, Mo. – The Office of the Registrar at Conception Seminary College, in Conception, Missouri, announced the students named to the Dean’s List for the 2021 spring semester.   To be included on the Dean’s List, a student must be enrolled as a full-time student and earn a 3.70 GPA or higher on at least…