Bible Study

On Wednesday evenings after ministry at the Newman Center at Northwest Missouri State University, I lead a Bible Study for ten college age men and women. The group is comprised of kids all who have graduated from Jefferson High School (Conception Junction, MO) in the past few years. Jefferson High School is less than 2 […]

Witnessing the Faith

On Sunday early afternoon, seminarian Chris Davis (Diocese of Salina) and I decided to bike to Maryville to participate in Life Chain Sunday.  I tried getting others involved, but not too many were thrilled about the 35 mile round trip.  We planned to do this a couple days before, but when Sunday rolled around, it […]

Alumni Reunion

We welcomed back our alumni from Conception Seminary for the 2014 Alumni Reunion (Sept. 19-20).  Alumni and guests arrived Friday in time for Mass and the Alumni Award Presentation (presented to alumnus Vic LeBreton) in the Basilica.  Archbishop Jerome Hanus, OSB, presided at Eucharist with many alumni priests in attendance.  The prayers for Mass were […]

Archbishop Rino Fisichella Visits Conception Abbey

Today Archbishop Fisichella, the President of the Pontifical Council on the New Evangelization visited Conception Abbey and presided at Eucharist.  In his homily, Archbishop focused on Christ’s question from the Gospel reading:  “But who do you say that I am?”  He spoke of the importance of our total and complete proclamation that Jesus is “the […]