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Holy Week Schedule
We Invite You to Join Us in Celebration

 

Palm Sunday, April 13, 2014
Monastic Schedule
8:30AM-Morning Praise; 10:15AM-Eucharist(Mass);
5PM-Sung Vespers


Monday-April 14, 2014
9AM-Morning Praise; 12PM-Noon Prayers;5PM-Vespers


Tuesday-April 15, 2014
7:45AM-Morning Praise; 12PM-Noon Prayers;
5PM-Evening Praise-NO Mass; 7PM-Chrism Mass at Cathedral


Wednesday-April 16, 2014
7:45AM-Morning Praise-Reception of Oils; 12PM-Noon Prayers;
5PM-Eucharist(Mass); 6:45PM-Evening Praise


Holy Thursday-April 17, 2014
7:45AM-Morning Praise; 12PM-Noon Prayers;
7:30PM-Eucharist of Last Supper; 9PM-Midnight-Adoration


Good Friday, April 18, 2014
3:30PM - Liturgy


Holy Saturday, April 19, 2014
8PM - Vigil of Easter


 

Join us Saturday, May 17, 2014

from 9AM to 3PM for:

C.S. Lewis: The Man and His Pen

For complete information or to register please click here.

Come & See Weekend

June 27 through June 29, 2014
You are invited to Benet Hill Monastery for a weekend

to learn more about the monastic life and the sisters.
See flyer for complete details.


Monthly prayer group
First Saturday of the month
9:00AM to 12:30PM
Next Session: May 3, June 7, 2014

Held in Our Lady of Peace Chapel
9-9:30AM-Social Time/ 9:30 AM-Prayer Begins & ends approx. 12:30PM


Benet Hill Monastery

 

We are a contemporary Benedictine Monastic presence. We provide the sacred space of hospitality and the use of our human and material resources in education, spirituality, and other viable ministries. We do this with all God's people and with a special emphasis for women.

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Our 2013 ANNUAL APPEAL focuses on our Mission Statement (above)

as well as our Vision Statement:

We, the Benedictine Sisters of Colorado Springs, Colorado,

are impelled by the Word of God to listen and respond to the issues of our times. Reverencing all creation, we will be radical signs of God's love and compassion and use our resources in service with all God's people especially the poor and oppressed.

 

Please read through our Appeal flyer and consider helping us

to continue our works with all those in need.

Please visit our Development page for more information and

to give electronically. Thank you for your support!

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We are pleased to announce that a NEW
Benet Hill Monastery website will be COMING SOON!

We look forward to a fresh, exciting, dynamic NEW
web presence and hope that you will continue to visit us often!!

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Every year we are encouraged to turn over a new leaf, make a New Year's resolution, or review our life and make changes for the better. But what if we started living in the present moment instead of living in the past or the future? What if we accepted life and what it offers as it comes? What if our intention was to embrace each moment with as much gusto as we look forward to the next day off or vacation? I am wondering if we lived this intentionally, would we savor the precious moments we have each day?

 

I, like a number of my friends, am over the age of fifty and my lived experience continues to change and shape my perspective. I am currently witnessing the life of a dear one slowly slip away. I do not know if I could have embraced this moment when I was younger. I was too busy trying to prove myself. But what if, we really stopped to "smell the roses" this year.

 

Jesus says, "Come to me all you who are weary and burdened and I will give you rest, for my yoke is easy and my burden is light." (Mt. 11:28)

May we lay our burdens in the arms of Jesus and simply BE.

 

 

Sister Clare Carr, OSB

Prioress

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Benet Hill Monastery is very excited to participate in the Colorado Gives Program. Last year Colorado Gives distributed over $12 million to Colorado nonprofits.

 

This year Colorado Gives Day was held on December 10th. We received a very generous increase in donors and amount of donations and are so grateful!

 

100% of donations go to Benet Hill Monastery. Thank you to everyone who participated!

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Visit Our Spiritual & Educational Ministries pages for updated and new program information including an exciting NEW online learning opportunity for residents nationwide and international.

 

Create a Benedictine Future with us. Visit the Development page for donation information.

 

Catholic Herald Special Edition on Benet Hill Monastery

 

Weather Concerns

As the weather in Colorado can be vastly different in Colorado Springs and here at our home in Black Forest, we encourage you to check with the monastery at 719-633-0655 prior to driving out if you are concerned about the weather.