Partnering for Future Priests

Yesterday was the 8th annual Partnering for Future Priests (PFP) event in St. Joseph, Missouri. The event was held at Our Lady of Guadalupe parish. This year’s proceeds go toward the renovation of the seminary student union space in St. Maur Hall. Entertainment included the seminary Mariachi band.

Seminary Fundraiser

Friday evening was our 7th Annual Partnering for Future Priests (PFP) seminary dinner/auction fundraiser.  The dinner was held in St. Joseph in the parish hall at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church.  More than 200 friends and benefactors joined the monks of Conception Abbey, priests of the diocese, and the seminarians of Conception Seminary College.  The […]

KC Golf & Dinner

The days continue to be very busy with many good activities.  Yesterday was the annual Priests and Seminarians Appreciation Dinner and Golf outing.  The proceeds from the event benefit Conception Seminary College.  It is a day to say “thank you” to the priests who serve in the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas and the […]

Batter-up! Annual Priests Softball Game is a Winner

The roaring of the crowd filled Community America Ballpark (T-Bones Stadium in Kansas City, KS) on Monday night for the 2nd Annual Pitching for Priests Softball Game sponsored by Catholic Radio.  The priests of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph sought to defend their title from last year’s slugfest against the priests of the Archdiocese of […]

Abbey Trails

Saturday morning we had the 20th annual Abbey Trails 5K run/2 mile walk.  This year’s event drew a slightly smaller crowd that previous years, probably mostly due to the weather.  The threat of rain may have discouraged casual participants from attending.  While it rained before and after the event, there was only a light rain during […]

Partnering for Future Priests

Friday evening we had our annual Partnering for Future Priests Dinner and Auction at Our Lady of Guadalupe church in St. Joseph, Missouri. It was an enjoyable evening and delicious meal, with the proceeds benefiting Conception Seminary College. This is the 6th year for the event. Monks, faculty, and seminarians attended the dinner.

Auction Time!

The memories of moving out of the monastery this past May are still fresh on our minds. When the monks moved out of the monastery, they could put stickers on their belongings and mark it in one of three ways: Temporary Storage Long-term Storage (not accessible during renovation) Auction All the extra furniture, religious art, and […]

Library Book Sale

The Conception Abbey and Seminary Library had a book sale Monday and Tuesday afternoon from 1:00-4:00pm. All the books were received from donations from monks, employees, and other friends. Br. Thomas said the book sale has been a great success, raising money that will benefit future improvements in the library. Seminarians gathered on both afternoons, […]