Monastery and World:
Live in Both



  • Live in our community part-time or full-time

  • Participate in our daily activities

  • Learn to live monastically
    in the world

  • Cultivate the spirit of contemplative spirituality

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The remoteness of the Abbey, some twenty miles south of the small town of Ava, seventy-five miles east of Springfield, Missouri, eliminates the use of public transport to reach the Abbey. Click here to display a printable map to the Abbey.

Assumption Abbey
Route 5, Box 1056
Ava, MO 65608
417.683.5110

Map to Assumption Abbey