Main Service – Saturday 6pm 

  • We meet in the hall at St Ninian’s, cnr Brigalow & Mouat Sts Lyneham. All welcome.
  • To attend via zoom, click here (passcode 864207)

On-line Morning Meditation – 8.15am Weekdays

  • To attend via zoom, click here (passcode 600361)

On-site Lunch Time Meditation – 12.30pm Tuesday-Thursday 

On-line Evening Meditation – 5.30pm Sunday-Friday

  • To attend via zoom, click here (passcode 864207)
  • For guidance on how to meditate, click here

Friday Zoom Sandwich – 12.30pm click here


Supporting Benedictus

Benedictus is a self-supporting community relying entirely on donations to sustain our ministry. If you are able to make a regular or one-off financial contribution by direct debit or via our PayPal account, we would very much value your support:

Direct debit: Benedictus Contemplative Church; BSB 633 000; Account No. 153841135

PayPal payment: click here

Benedictus is a contemplative church seeking an authentic, open-hearted and thoughtful encounter with God. Silent meditation, reflection on Scripture, and celebration are features of our shared life and worship. In the spacious hospitality of prayer and community, we learn to attend more deeply to ourselves and each other, and to the movement and calling of the Spirit in our time.

Benedictus means blessed. To be blessed and a blessing is to join in God’s reconciling love for the world. We welcome all people who are seeking to deepen their spiritual journey.

Weekly Service 6.00 – 7.00pm Saturdays

Location: cnr Brigalow & Mouat Sts (the hall @ St Ninian’s),     Lyneham ACT Australia

‘Benedictus strikes me as a fresh, refreshing and contemporary manifestation of Christian faith and community for our time. Benedictus brings the depth dimension of contemplative spirituality into the experience of both worship and fellowship … It is not only the church that benefits from this. The social institutions with which the church works in the world are also challenged to live at a level beyond outward appearance and to make compassion and wisdom integral to their vision and way of life’.

– Laurence Freeman OSB, Director,
World Community for Christian Meditation

Upcoming events

Lent study with Nikolai- "What the Mystics Know", zoom only
During Lent, Nikolai will be offering a study series based on Richard Rohr’s What The Mystics Know in conversation with the great 14th century mystic, Julian of Norwich and her Revelations of Divine Love. This study meets on Zoom on Thursday evenings, 15, 22, 29 Feb & 7, 14, 21 March; 7-8.30pm. The Zoom link is below (Passcode JAr2re). Please register at Read more

Embodied Listening Retreat- Alice Springs 2024
Susanna Pain will be facilitating this retreat at Campfire in the Heart, Alice Springs, from 8-13 September, 2024. Read more