Beyond Conception

  • Beyond Conception: Building Bridges

    This July has been an incredible experience of fun, leadership, service, and prayer.  I was accepted as one of four counselors for the Ulster Project in McPherson, KS.  The Ulster Project began in 1975 in the country of Northern Ireland as a peacemaking...

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  • Beyond Conception: A Pilgrimage Close to Home

    Like all other seminarians at Conception Seminary College, I am "home" for the summer. And by home, I mean in the Diocese of Davenport, IA. I am currently not at my real home, but sitting on this Sunday afternoon in a former convent turned retreat house...

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  • Beyond Conception: Prayer and Action

    Prayer and Action was created in the summer of 2006 to provide a "backyard mission experience" for the youth of the Diocese of Salina. Each week, a group of roughly 40-60 high school students show up and actively live out their faith by serving those...

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  • Beyond Conception: Cruz at Camp Tekakwitha

    This summer I was assigned to Camp Tekakwitha in Williamsburg, KS. It is operated by the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas and run by Deacon Dana Nearmyer and his wife Debbie Nearmyer. Deacon Nearmyer and his wife bring an intense energy to the camp...

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  • Beyond Conception: Summer Formation at IPF

    This summer, myself and six other Conception Seminary College seminarians (five alumni) are attending the 9-week program known as the Institute for Priestly Formation.  [caption id="attachment_2204" align="alignleft" width="354"] CSC alumni and seminarians...

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  • Beyond Conception: Andrew G. Prepares for Prayer in Action

    During the summer months, many seminarians are given assignments in their home dioceses that are tailored to be enriching experiences to continue their formation outside the walls of Conception Seminary College.  Beyond Conception will be a weekly series...

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