Pine Cone 

Benedictine Spirituality Center in the Pines

A Ministry of Benet Hill Monastery

Offering Spirituality, Hospitality and Community to people of all cultures and faith traditions


Benet Hill Monastery 
719 633-0655 

Benet Hill Monastery 
3190 Benet Lane
Colorado Springs, CO 80921

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Benedictine Spiritual Formation Program

Benedictine Spiritual Formation Program is focused on personal transformation and spiritual growth. BSFP was created to deepen each participant's inner journey and to open new pathways of spiritual service including the ministry of Spiritual Direction.  For information about BSFP, click here


BSFP is available remotely through internet connection and a virtual classroom. Students can connect to the classroom from anywhere with internet capability.    Global Online classes are interactive.  Students are online during the class times.  


Year 1 - Starting Fall of 2014

Colorado Springs Campus:
Place:  Benet Hill Monastery
3190 Benet Lane
Colorado Springs, CO 80921

Day/Time:  Thursday,  6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Dates: September  4, 2014 - April 23, 2015

Contact: Anne Stedman, OSB   719-633-0655 x 125

Denver Campus:
Place: Spirit of Hope United Methodist Church
3885 S. Broadway
Englewood, CO 80113

Day/Time: Mondays, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Date: August 25, 2014 - April 27, 2015

Contacts:                                                                                              Marilyn Carpenter, OSB 

Rev.Joanne Buchanan-Brown, osb  303-604-6547

 Global Online:
Global Online program contact Colleen Schwarz,OSB at  for more info  
If you want more information about the program before you complete the interview questions, please contact the coordinator at the location where you wish to attend. Their emails and phone numbers are listed above.  Note: weekend retreat dates are listed below.

            BSFP INTERVIEW PROCESS                                      ****Please read before you continue*****

  • Complete the Interview Questions on the following page.

  • A non-refundable $50 interview fee is required to begin the process.

  •  You will receive an Email or phone call so you can set up an interview time.

  • If accepted, the tuition for one year of study is $1700 plus books. The tuition is in addition to the non-refundable $50 fee.  Global Online program year one is $1800. Payment plans are available.

  •  Scholarships are available each year but are limited.  These are considered after an enrollment of 15 full-payment students per site.

  • Be aware that you will be required to attend five Saturday workshops 9 to 4 at Benet Hill Monastery in Colorado Springs(if you are enrolled in the Denver or Colorado Springs programs) September 13, October 24 (6-9) & 25 (9-4),  January 24, February 28, April 11


 Click here to complete questions online       Please make sure to copy and save answers in a Word document as bacukp before sending.