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  • CSC 2016 Graduates: Jon Hynek
    Diocese? Diocese of Green Bay, Wisconsin Home Parish? St. Francis of Assisi Future plans after graduation? Continuing my formation at St. Francis de Sales Seminary, St. Francis, Wisconsin. Favorite memory from your time at Conception Seminary College? Going to a Chiefs Game with a 1/4 of the school Favorite course you took at CSC? Church in the Late Middle Ages with Br. Thomas What will ...
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  • CSC 2016 Graduates: Joseph Hurdle
    Diocese? Diocese of Cheyenne, Wyoming Home Parish? St. Mary’s Cathedral Future plans after graduation? Attend St. Meinrad School of Theology Favorite Memory from your time at Conception Seminary College? Walking around Lake Placid with the guys. Favorite course you took at CSC? Theological Anthropology What will you miss the most CSC? The people.   What did you learn most while at CSC? I learned who I am.   Favorite spiritual reading? Priests for ...
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  • CSC 2016 Graduates: James Flattery
    Diocese? Diocese of Davenport, Iowa Home Parish? Immaculate Conception Future plans after graduation? Go on to theology at Mundelein Seminary Favorite Memory from your time at Conception Seminary College? Spending time around the table with Fr Pat and the guys. Favorite course you took at CSC? Death and Dying with Dr. McGrath What will you miss the most CSC? The fraternity Favorite Sacred Scripture passage? Luke 23: 39-43 What ...
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  • CSC 2016 Graduate: Phil Novotny
    Diocese? Archdiocese of Omaha, Nebraska Home Parish? Mary Our Queen Catholic Church Future plans after graduation? Continuing on to theological studies at Kenrick Seminary, St. Louis. Favorite Memory from your time at Conception Seminary College? Church chat in Brad Berhost’s room. Star gazing and faith sharing with my sister Rachel and Johnny Blauw. Batman’s bratwurst under the pines. Dr. Brownsberger’s formation conferences. Favorite course you took ...
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  • Abbey Basilica Anniversary
    Today we celebrate 125 years of the Dedication of the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception. Our historic basilica church was dedicated on May 10, 1891. It has served as the place of worship and encounter with God.It is a space of beauty and grandeur. With gratitude we celebrate this special anniversary in our history. In honor ...
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  • Running the Race: Abbey Trails 2016
    I’ve got the shoes. I’ve got the race number across my chest. But I am not a runner. Conception Abbey’s annual 5k Run, Abbey Trails, was a chance for me to try. I have never been a runner, but always into making sure I was fit and in shape. This year in preparation for the 5k ...
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  • CSC 2016 Graduates: Tomas Sandoval
    Diocese? Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Home Parish? St. Monica’s Catholic Church Future plans after graduation? Continuing on to theological studies at St. John Vianney in Denver, Colorado. Favorite Memory from your time at Conception Seminary College? It is impossible to narrow it down to just one memory… It’s all a beautiful blur! Favorite course you took at CSC? The History of America in ...
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  • CSC 2016 Graduates: Br. Damian, CMC
    Religious Order / Diocese? Congregation of Mary Co-Redemptrix / Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau Home Parish? Saint Adalbert Future plans after graduation? Stay at The Congregation of The Mother Co-Redemptrix for discernment, formation, and work in the community for 2 years until I receive my Final Vows, (if God wills) to prepare for theology studies at Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans, ...
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  • CSC 2016 Graduates: Mauricio Tovar
    Diocese? Archdiocese of Omaha, Nebraska Home Parish? Divine Mercy Future plans after graduation? I am looking forward to continue discerning priesthood and purse theological studies. Favorite Memory from your time at Conception Seminary College? My favorite memory was during my first week doing an obstacle course as a freshmen class. Favorite course you took at CSC? Metaphysics with Dr. Stilley What will you miss the ...
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  • CSC 2016 Graduates: Nicholas Newton
    Diocese? Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau Home Parish? Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Future plans after graduation? Continue on to theology at Saint Meinrad School of Theology Favorite Memory from your time at Conception Seminary College? Talking in the hallway with my brothers. Favorite course you took at CSC? Shakespeare with Brother Jude What will you miss the most CSC? The people Favorite Sacred Scripture passage? Luke 15:5 – “And ...
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  • CSC 2016 Graduates: Jonathan Fox
    Diocese? Archdiocese of Kansas City, Kansas Home Parish? Saint John the Evangelist in Lawrence, Kansas Future plans after graduation? Attend Kenrick Seminary Favorite Memory from your time at Conception Seminary College? Chilling at Gaudeamus Favorite course you took at CSC? Modern Philosophy with Dr. McGrath What will you miss the most CSC? The people Favorite Sacred Scripture passage? Matthew 11:30 What did you learn most while at CSC? Learning about ...
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  • CSC 2016 Graduates: Brad Distler
    Diocese? Diocese of Jefferson City, Missouri Home Parish? St. Martin’s Catholic Church Future plans after graduation? Go to Kenrick-Glennon Seminary for theology studies. Favorite Memory from your time at Conception Seminary College? Playing card games with Martin Parizek, Nick Newton, my family, and a couple of friends after the play my junior year. Favorite course you took at CSC? Preaching What will you miss the ...
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  • CSC 2016 Graduates: Keith Chadwick
    Diocese? Archdiocese of Kansas City, Kansas Home Parish? Sacred Heart Future plans after graduation? Attend Kenrick Seminary in Saint Louis Favorite course you took at CSC? The Faith in Literature with Brother Jude What will you miss the most CSC? The fraternity of the students. Favorite Sacred Scripture passage? Although you have not seen him you love him; even though you do not see him now ...
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  • CSC 2016 Graduates: Ty Taylor
    Diocese? Diocese of Wichita Home Parish? Saint Michael the Archangel Mulvane, Kansas Future plans after graduation? To attend Kenrick Theological Seminary in Saint Louis, Missouri Favorite Memory from your time at Conception Seminary College? Laughing and joking with my friends, planning things for May Day. (I can neither confirm nor deny my involvement in any pranks.) Favorite course you took at CSC? Wow, that’s ...
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  • CSC 2016 Graduates: Kevin Lenius
    Find out and look at pictures from Kevin Lenius’s time at CSC! He graduates in just two weeks!
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  • CSC 2016 Graduates: Hayden Charles
    Find out about soon to be CSC graduate Hayden Charles from the Diocese of Wichita! PHOTOS!
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  • Freshmen Class Outing — Listen, my Son
    Fr. Paul, Freshmen Chaplain, wrote this for the monastic blog, “Listen, my Son”  – Check out what the freshmen of Conception Seminary College were up to last weekend! Every year the different classes in the seminary college will organize a class outing. Usually these occur in the spring semester, particularly when the weather is nicer. The ...
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  • Humans of Conception: Dr. Liz McGrath
    The “Humans of Conception” series will feature a variety of seminarians, faculty and staff, monks, and others who help make Conception Seminary College a place where our motto is lived out: “Caritas christi urget nos – The love of Christ compels us.”  Check back for future posts featuring other “Humans of Conception.” From the distinguished Loyola University ...
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  • Let Us Be Moved! – Easter Reflection
    Praised Be Jesus Christ, Our Risen King! In the second volume of his Jesus of Nazareth writings, Pope Benedict XVI speaks about the Resurrection as “an evolutionary leap.” It is the opening up of a new life that Jesus has accomplished through His work of salvation. This is not simply a historical event in time, but ...
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