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.  
  • Angels of Grace 2021
    Annual awards luncheon honoring 3 local women who have made a difference in the lives of others through their compassion and kindness towards others. Saturday, September 25, 2021 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm.  Location:  Primo Banquet Hall, 2615 National Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana.  Cost:  $40 each.  
  • Spiritual Direction Internship Program
    The SDI program is designed to meet the needs of the ecumeniclal community of Christians.  This two-year program consists of four semesters with nine classes per semester.  Classes are held at the Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center on Monday evenings beginning at 4:00 pm.  Applications for the upcoming program are now being accepted.  
  • 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.  
  • Peace & Nature Garden Community Walk - 2021
    Join Sr. Angela Jarboe, OSB for a Peace & Nature Garden Walk on Thursday, June 10, Thursday, July 8 and Thursday, August 12, 2021  Cost is FREE, but freewill contributions are gratefully accepted.  7:00 pm - 8:30 pm.  Great fun for kids of all ages!
    Price: FREE
  • Yoga & Spirituality July-December, 2021
    Yoga & Spirituality is a Christian, ecumenical approach to holistic fitness.  It is an exercise program that is great for those 50 years and older.  This form of centered prayer integrates the mind, body and spirit while providing a supportive and encouraging environment for exercise.  All levels and abilities 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.  Instructor:  Cynthia Budyn  
    Classes are held on Monday evenings from 5:30 - 6:45 pm. 
    Cost is $50 for a session of 6 classes or $10 for individual classes.
    Please bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing.
  • Healing from Sexual Abuse - A Retreat for Women Religious
    If you are a woman religious who has experienced any type of sexual abuse or trauma, this retreat is for you!  Presented by Dr. Rachel Waltz, this retreat will focus on healing and empowerment.  This is a time for women religious to come together for support, healing and integration.  It is required that all participants of this weekend retreat already be engaged in some type of one-on-one counseling prior to attending.  Friday, September 10 - Sunday, September 12, 2021.  Suggested travel days - Thursday, September 9 and Monday, September 13.  Cost:  $350/person - includes lodging & meals for Friday - Sunday.  Early bird discount of $25 if registration is received before July 31, 2021.
    Price: $350.00
  • The Our Father - A New Perspective
    The Lord's Prayer...A journey with Christ that leads us to the center of our Creator.  The Labyrinth...A journey that leads us to the center o our soul, enabling us to open our hearts along the way.  Discover a fresh perspective on the Lord's Prayer and unlock the power of the words Christ used when he taught us to pray.  Join Sr. Cathy Anne Lepore,OSB on this spiritual journey where we will look at the Our Father through a different lens.  Saturday, August 21, 2021 from 9:00 am - 3:30 pm.  Cost is $60 and includes lunch.  Presented by Sr. Cathy Anne Lepore, OSB
    Price: $60.00
  • Companions on the Journey-Presented via Zoom
    This 6-part study introduces participants to foundational spiritual practices.  It is structured to cultivate Christian covenant community, encouraging participants to build relationships with one another as they deepen their relationship with God.  Discover opportunities to view discipleship as a lifelong journey, not merely a static set of beliefs.  NOTE:  This program will be presented through Zoom.  Tuesdays, September 14, 21, 28, October 5, 12, 19, 2021 from 7:00 - 8:30 pm.  Presented by ClergywomanTracey D. Leslie, author of the book Companions on the Journey.  The cost is $125 and includes required book.  
    Price: $125.00
  • The Greatest Stories Ever Told - Healing from Trauma & Abuse
    Sharing our stories of trauma and abuse is not about placing blame. It is about opening ourselves up to hope, understanding and compassion.  Join Father Steve Schaftlein and Patty Morre as they present this powerful and healing program.  Our program will begin with a video presentation of the Eva Kor story and her journey of healing and forgiveness.  Sunday, October 10, 2021 from 6:30 - 8:30 pm.  This program is FREE, but we ask that all who are attending register in advance.  Freewill contributions gratefully accepted.  
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