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Conception Abbey Mission Statement

Conception Abbey exists in order to:

•  Praise God and become more Christ-like through a common life as given in the Rule of St. Benedict.

•  Cultivate a love of liturgy and the divine office.

•  Proclaim the Good News of salvation.

•  Prepare seminarians for the priesthood and lay leaders to meet the needs of the Church.

•  Minister in Christ-like service to all people through the Abbey Center for Prayer and Ministry, the Printery House and parishes, hospitals and convents.

•  Be open in ministry to rural people through wise stewardship of the land and natural resources.

•  Be ready to found new communities of Benedictine life, wherever the Holy Spirit and the Church call.