Easter Sunday

Happy Easter! Christ is Risen, Alleluia! Easter blessings to you from the Monks of Conception Abbey. We celebrated our Easter Vigil this morning beginning at 4:30 AM. Monks, seminarians, and guests gathered for the powerful celebration of Christ’s victory. Please be assured of our prayers. Tomorrow evening we will welcome our sisters from Clyde for […]

What’s for dinner?

Many people are surprised when they find out that the monks eat almost all of their meals in silence.  Okay, maybe they are just surprised to hear that I do not talk during meals.  My experience has been that even when you are not talking with the people around you at meals, there is still […]

Sacred Reading

I have always enjoyed making movies.  I am in the process of creating a series of informative videos about monastic life, which should attract the interest of anyone who wants to learn more about the Benedictine tradition, or may be considering a monastic vocation. This video focuses on the monastic practice of lectio divina, which is […]