Happy Easter! Alleluia!

HAPPY EASTER! We have had a beautiful past few days celebrating the Sacred Triduum. We had many guests joining us this week for the celebrations. Holy Thursday’s Mass of the Lord’s Supper and Good Friday were very prayerful. Thursday and Friday the weather was very nice and spring-like. On Holy Thursday and Easter Sunday we […]

Happy Easter 

Easter Blessing to you! We had a beautiful Triduum and celebration of Easter. We had our usual Easter Vigil at 4:30 AM, which finished up right around 7:15 AM. It was nice having a couple of monastery vocation candidates with us for these sacred days. Easter Monday we had the Benedictine Sisters from Clyde over […]


These days of the Sacred Triduum at Conception are very beautiful and a powerful experience. It is good to have many guests with us for the liturgical celebrations. Yesterday we celebrated Holy Thursday, the Mass of the Lord’s Supper. Abbot Gregory presided at the Eucharist and participated in the Washing of Feet. Below: Seminarian Dave […]


Today we begin the Paschal Triduum as we journey toward the joy of Easter.  This year I will help out with the liturgies at the Newman Center at Northwest Missouri State.  We have many people join us at the monastery for the Triduum.  Guests are always welcome to join the monks for prayer.  In fact, […]

Triduum Schedule

What does the Abbey’s Triduum Schedule look like?  See below. Holy Thursday 11:00am Reconciliation Service (Basilica) 12:00pm Lunch 5:00pm  Holy Thursday Banquet (Guest Dining Room) 7:00pm  Solemn Eucharist of the Lord’s Supper Adoration of the Eucharist until Midnight Good Friday 7:50am  Morning Prayer 11:45am  Daytime Prayer 12:00pm  Lunch 3:00pm  Celebration of the Passion of the […]