Missouri April 16, 2018
There’s A Monastery Hidden In Missouri And You’ll Want To Visit
Hidden in plain sight in rural northwest Missouri is a Roman Catholic Benedictine monastery.
Conception Abbey has been serving the Midwest since 1876. Find peace and tranquility when you visit this stunning monastery. Read on to find out how to plan your visit to Conception Abbey.
Just an hour and a half north of Kansas City is the serene Conception Abbey. The view as you drive up to the monastery is simply stunning.
Conception Abbey, also known as the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, is a Roman Catholic Benedictine monastery. Today, 65 monks call the monastery home.
On site you'll find the Printery House, where monks print religious works, cards, and other contemporary religious art and Catholic gifts. The print shop is one of the ways the monks support themselves and the abbey.
Beautiful views can be found inside the abbey too.
The monks of Conception Abbey celebrate celebrate the Eucharist and Liturgy of the Hours daily. The monks welcome visitors to join them in prayer.
Those looking for a spiritual, peaceful, and rejuvenating weekend will thoroughly enjoy prayer services at Conception Abbey.
Conception Abbey is also a great place for group visits. Come for a weekend retreat, learn a new skill, and have fun with your family or church group.
Explore the grounds on a tour and see the beauty of rural northwest Missouri. The monks work this land. They care for 960 acres of farmland and orchards.
So whether you decide to visit for a day or for a weekend retreat, you'll want to make your plans soon.
To view prayer schedules and retreat dates, visit the abbey website
. Find the abbey at 37174 State Highway VV., Conception.
If you’re considering a visit, check out this short video that will certainly sway you to stop and reflect at Conception Abbey.
The Call to Monastic Life: Proclaiming the Gospel of Christ through lives dedicated to prayer and work.
Conception Abbey on Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Have you been to Conception Abbey? Tell us about your experience in the comments below.
What other beautiful religious institutions can be found in Missouri? This
beautiful basilica can be found right here in the Show Me State.