Center Sponsored Programs & Events



Welcome to the Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center Registration Page!
By using this secure, on-line registration program, you can register and pay by credit or debit card for current center sponsored programs and retreats. Please note our Refund Policy:  Full refunds are given if a program or event is cancelled by the Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center.  All other cancellations of your paid registration will be refunded less credit card processing fees and a 15% deposit if cancelled within 10 business days of receipt of your payment. Refunds for programs which have already occured cannot be given. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.

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  • Donations & Scholarship Fund
    The Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center is supported through our programs & retreats, rental facilities, personal donations, and sales from our gift shop, Shop INN-Spired.  Your donations and support enables us to provide affordable programs and accomodations to all in an atmosphere of peace, prayer & community while facilitating an integration of body, mind and spirit.  Our Scholarship Fund allows us to provide access to our programs, retreats and spiritual direction assistance based upon financial need.  We provide full scholarships for spiritual direction and partial scholarships for programs and retreats to those who request in advance.  
  • Personal Day of Retreat
    Spend some time with God on a Personal Day of Retreat.  Rest, relax, read, walk the Labyrinth, Peace & Nature Garden, and the beautiful Monastic grounds.  A peaceful and holy place where you will find serenity, hospitality and spiritual direciton.  Spend the day as relaxed or as structured as you wish.  Your personal day of retreat begins at 9:00 am and ends at 4:00 pm.  Cost is $40 per person and includes a private room for the day and lunch.  Spiritual Direction is available for an additional fee of $30 and must be scheduled in advance.  
  • Yoga & Spirituality - January - June, 2021
    Yoga & Spirituality is a Christian, ecumenical approach to holistic fitness.  It is an exercise program that is great for those 50 years & older!  This form of centered prayer integrates the mind, body & spirit, while providing a supportive and encouraging environment for exercise.  All levels are welcome - whether you are a beginner or advanced - Yoga & Spirituality is a great opportunity to stretch, strengthen, and step away from the stress of your busy day! 
    Classes are held on Monday evenings from 5:30 - 6:45 pm
    Cost is $50 for a series of six classes or $10/class.  Sign up for a series and save $10!
    Instructor:  Cynthia Budyn
  • Soul Healing with Julian of Norwich
    In this overnight retreat, journey with Julian of Norwich and taste the transformational, healing, and redemptive power of Christ's passion.  Experience a deeper appreciation of the sensual and spiritual aspects of your soul.  Dive into Julian's parable of the Lord and Servant; her image of the hazelnut; and what she meant when she said, "sin has no substance." Discover the joy that awaits those who love God through the eyes of Julian of Norwich.  Note:  a copy of The Showings of Nulian of Norwich - A New Translation by Marabia Starr will be referenced in this retreat. We will have some copies available for purchase in our gift shop, but please call first to reserve your copy.
    Friday - Saturday, January 29 & 30, 2021
    Time:  Friday 7:00 pm - Saturday 3:30 pm
    Cost: $175
    Presenter:  Carolyn Berghuis, MS, ND, CTN
    Price: $175.00
  • Grace: An Ash Wednesday Day of Reflection
    What is grace?  It seems like a simple question, yet can sometimes be difficult to recognize.  Come explore the many facets of this unique and powerful gift from God at our Ash Wednesday Day of Reflection.  Begin the Lenten season in an atmosphere of discovery as we reflect on the effects of grace in our lives.
    Wednesday, February 17, 2021
    Time:  10:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Cost:  $60 (includes lunch)
    Presenter:  Sr. Karen Byerley, OSB
    Price: $60.00
  • Combating Racism - A Spiritual Journey
    Are you interested in exploring anti-racist scripture, policy, and current events that address taking meaningful action on systemic racism?  This interactive, 6-part program is intended for those desiring to explore how to begin, or continue, the work of dismantling racism to create a more racially just and compassionate society.  Discover ways to engage in spiritual growth practices that encourage a focus on your relationship with God, provide opportunities to join wholeheartedly with others through prayerful listening and response.
    Dates:  Tuesdays, February 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 2021
    Time:  7:00 - 8:30 pm
    Cost:  Series of 6 classes - $125 or $25/class
    Presenter:  Dr Mary Beth Riner
  • Companions on the Journey
    This six-part study introduces participants to foundational spiritual practices.  We will be using the book, Companions on the Journey.  It is structured to cultivate Christian covenant community, encouraging participants to build relationships with one another as they deepen their relationship with God. Using the journey of Abraham as an example, participants will outline significant "stops" along their life's journey.  
    Wednesdays, February 24, March 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31, 2021
    Time :  7:00 - 8:30 pm
    Cost:  $130 - Includes all 6 sessions and the book
    Presenter:  Tracey Leslie
    Price: $130.00
  • Sacred Rhythms of Prayer- Weekend Retreat
    Free yourself from the constant mental, emotional, and physical chaos, and explore the practices that spiritual seekers have used throughout history to grow closer to God.  This weekend retreat provides guidance for you in a way that links the Christian faith to the most compelling desires of the human soul.  Discover the beauty and delight of the natural rhythms in the created order.
    Friday, March 19 - Sunday, March 21, 2021
    Time:  9:00 am (Friday) - 1:00 pm (Sunday)
    Cost:  $250 (Includes room & meals)
    Retreat Facilitators:  Sr. Carol Falkner, OSB and Patty Moore
    Price: $250.00
  • Triduum Retreat - 2021
    Enter into the rhythm of the Truduum with the Sisters of St. Benedict and experience Holy Week in the spirit of this monastic community!  Participate in the prayers and rituals of these powerful and meaningful services.  You will be welcomed to an Agape Feast; Holy Mass of the Lord's Supper; Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament; Liturgy of the Lord's Passion; Easter Vigil; Easter Prayer; and Mass of the Resurrection.  Discover the beauty of this journey to Easter!
    Thursday, April 1, 2021 - Check-in 4:30 pm - Sunday, April 4, 2021 1:00 pm
    Cost:  $350 (Includes room & meals)
    PLEASE NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, please call before registering to ensure the monastery is open to the public.  
    Price: $350.00
  • Benedictine Spirituality - 2021
    "The body and soul are like two sides of a ladder into which God has built various steps.  The ladder becomes your life, and as your heart is humbled, so the Lord will lift you up to Heaven." (RB 7)  In today's world where pop culture promotes self-love, self-praise and self-promotion, we still search for inner peace and happiness.  Benedictine Spirituality is not just for monastics! Discover how this centuries-old Rule of St. Benedict still applies today and can enhance your day to day spirituality.  Join Sisters Kathleen Yeadon, Julie Sewell, Carol Falkner, and Antoinette Purcell as you discover how the Rule can be incorporated into your daily life.  Tuesdays, April 6, 13, 20 & 27 from 7:00 - 8:30 pm.  Cost:  $90 for the series of 4 sessions or $25/session.
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