Year of Mercy

  • Palm Sunday Celebration: Holy Week Begins

    Holy Week has officially kicked off at Conception Abbey and Seminary College! United with the Universal Church, the seminarians of Conception Seminary College, the monks of Conception Abbey, and a good number of guests (including RCIA candidates on retreat)...

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  • Palm Sunday Reflection: “I will draw all people to myself” By: Father Peter

    This is the week spring begins; the moon is full, and it is time again to celebrate our passing over with the Lord.  On Palm Sunday, we bless palm branches and hear the account of Jesus’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem amid cries of “Hosanna.”...

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  • Ite ad Joseph – Go to Joseph

    Guardian of the Holy Family Today the Church celebrates the Solemnity of St. Joseph, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Scripture reveals that the Saint was a righteous man. Learning of his wife’s conceived child before they had lived together, he...

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  • Not Just an Ordinary Door

    This morning, the seminary gathered with the monastic community for the celebration of the opening of the Holy Door of Mercy, which is part of the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy, called by His Holiness, Pope Francis. [caption id="attachment_488"...

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  • Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

    This morning the seminarians joined the monks for Mass on the celebration of the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, which the basilica is dedicated. The celebrant was His Excellency, Bishop Johnston of the Diocese of Kansas City - Saint Joseph. Bishop...

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