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Patricia S wrote a review Jul 2019
Chicago, Illinois30 contributions15 helpful votes
It's hard to add anything new to the previous reviews. As we were walking up to the basilica, I sneezed and looked around to make sure I hadn't bothered anyone, as it is a very quiet place. We had a good laugh about that!
Date of experience: July 2019
Jay W wrote a review May 2019
Saint Peters, Missouri162 contributions12 helpful votes
A very quiet place to get away for sure. Very beautiful setting. I stayed in the guest house. very clean and simple. Meals are available for $7 which I declined. The gift shop has a wide arrange of items reasonably priced.
Date of experience: May 2019
O5722CEvirginiam wrote a review Aug 2017
Ohio347 contributions95 helpful votes
Visited the Abbey with a group. It was a wonderful experience. The Mass was beautiful as was noon prayer. The Church is so very beautiful, Felt very blessed to have been able to visit.
Date of experience: August 2017
Speaksfreely wrote a review Dec 2016
Kansas City, Missouri49 contributions20 helpful votes
There are a few options for lodging if you want to stay at the Abbey. I stayed in the guest house which offers private room and bath and it was lovely. I stayed for two nights and wasn't ready to leave. I will definitely be back! Meals are provided at $7 each and were really pretty good. However if you wanted to bring your own food there is a refrigerator and microwave at your disposal. No matter your beliefs, you can't help but feel the serenity and peace as soon as you turn onto the property. Everyone we encountered was exceptionally nice and helpful. …
Date of experience: December 2016
pdloudmath wrote a review Jun 2016
Corning, New York26 contributions3 helpful votes
Conception Abbey is such an amazing place. I had a life-changing retreat here this past week. The brothers were so welcoming. I highly recommend a visit to the Abbey.
Date of experience: June 2016