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Getting Started

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Getting Started

So you have decided to take your discovery of the monastic life one step further, Congratulations!

What do you do now? First, if you have not yet done so, check out our history, our daily life, and information about our basilica.

If this information held your attention and you are interested in learning more, we want to hear from you. It is important to develop a relationship with us so that the discernment process can be as fruitful as possible.

There are a few ways to start that communication. You can write us here at the Abbey either through email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , or mail us at: Vocation Director, Conception Abbey, P.O. 501, Conception, MO 64433.

You can also call the vocation director, Fr. Paul Sheller at 660-944-2857

Maybe you are interested in visiting the Abbey.  Let us know and visit our Making a Visit page.