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Fostering Community

“I am just so happy to be back on campus,” said one enthusiastic seminarian returning for his senior year. The seminarians returned to campus in August, excited to be on campus and see one another in person. Even though various precautions were put in place to ensure their safety and the safety of everyone residing…

20/20 Vision: Clarity and Perspective

Recently a colleague at Conception Seminary College paid me a compliment. Like me, he was returning to work in the seminary for a second time after a break. He said I gave him confidence this time to do his ministry better because, as Dean of Students, I “have a vision.” It is always a bit…

Conception Seminary College announces Fall 2020 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 2020 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…

Seminary Reflection: Answering God’s Call

Note: Recent graduate Brian Jacobson, of the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas, shares his reflection on his call to the priesthood and his time at Conception. First and foremost, I am a beloved son of an amazing Father. Like many young men, I love friends and family, sports, the great outdoors, and I’m currently…

Conception Seminary College announces Spring 2020 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 2020 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…

Information regarding coronavirus, COVID-19

*Revised 03/23/2020 at 11:47:26 AM  In light of the rapid spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic, Conception Abbey and Seminary College will be taking further precautions to minimize the spread of the virus and protect the health of our seminarians, guests, faculty, employees, and monastic community. The Conception campus is now a single quarantine zone.…

Conception Seminary College announces Fall 2019 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 2019 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 annual comedic fall play

Conception Seminary College will present their annual fall theater production, entitled Greater Tuna, by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears, and Ed Howard. The play is a looney, hilarious comedy send-up of small-town morals and mores.  What do Arles Struvie, Thurston Wheelis, Aunt Pearl, Petey Fisk, Phineas Blye, and Rev. Spikes have in common?  They are all…

Auditions open for Conception Seminary College’s fall theater production

CONCEPTION, Mo. — Open auditions for all acting roles will be held at Conception Seminary College for its upcoming production of Greater Tuna by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears, and Ed Howard. The auditions will be Monday, September 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the Drama Room in the basement of St. Michael Hall on the Conception…

Conception Seminary College graduates 20

CONCEPTION, Mo. – Conception Seminary College celebrated the annual commencement ceremony in the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception on Saturday, May 11, 2019. Twenty seminarians completed the requirements to earn undergraduate degrees and become alumni. Conception Seminary’s annual spring commencement ceremonies also celebrated numerous seminarians and their academic achievements as they were honored with scholarships.…