Monastery News

The SEMY Awards

The Freshmen Class of 2015 put on the 1st annual SEMY Awards honoring seminarian excellence. The award show included 7 categories, nominee videos, musical performances, and plenty of laughs.

A Pilgrimage in Pictures

Experience the senior pilgrimage of the Conception Seminary College Class of 2016!

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

Seminarians attend Mass with the monks celebrating the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception. Bishop Johnston joins seminarians for noon meal.

— First Vespers — The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

Students join monks and Bishop Johnston for first vespers of the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception.

#GivingTuesday at Conception

Conception Seminary is joining a worldwide movement created to celebrate and encourage giving – #GivingTuesday. Read to find out how Conception Seminarians are giving back to the community and how you can help too!

Video: Day in the Life

Ever wonder what a seminarian does each day?  Check out this video that goes chronologically through a seminarian’s day, from prayer to studies to recreation.  

CSC Appoints New President-Rector

Conception Abbey and Conception Seminary College announce the appointment of the Rev. Brendan Moss, O.S.B., to the position of President Rector of Conception Seminary College in Conception, MO. Father Brendan is a Benedictine monk of Saint Meinrad Archabbey in Saint Meinrad, IN. He will take up his new responsibilities at Conception in August, succeeding the Rev. Samuel Russell, O.S.B.,…

Basketball Team Places 3rd

Conception Seminary’s Sons of Thunder Place 3rd in theMundelein Seminary Basketball Tournament On Friday evening, in their first game of the tournament, the Sons of Thunder squared off against the Pontifical College Josephinum (Columbus, Ohio).  Any observant fan would notice that Conception’s team was not nearly as tall as most of the other seminaries, but…

Seminary Basketball Scrimmage

Conception Seminary’s two year defending Championship basketball team scrimmages against a local men’s team in preparation for the Mundelein Seminary Basketball Tournament, January 24-26.  For more pictures, please visit Conception Seminary on Facebook.

The Thunder Cup

The Thunder Cup:  Soccer and Volleyball Tournament On Saturday, October 12th, Conception Seminary hosted its annual soccer and volleyball tournament.  Named, “The Thunder Cup,” this annual tournament invites seminaries throughout the midwest to travel to Conception Seminary for several competitive games of soccer and volleyball.  This year six seminaries participated in the event.  Conception Seminary…