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All are welcome at Holy Wisdom Monastery

The doors of our monastery are open to a variety of communities, groups of people who take inspiration from Benedictine monastic spirituality.

Sisters-of-HWMBenedictine Sisters

Benedictine sisters form the heart of this ecumenical monastic community. We seek God through a life following the Gospel and the Rule of Benedict. Community members live, pray and work together and we welcome other single Christian women to explore life with us. Our life together as Benedictine sisters provides the foundation for all other communities of the monastery.

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Benedictine Sojourners

Single, Christian women experience our Benedictine community by living, working and praying with the sisters for 6 months.

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Women and men, young and old, form an inclusive community which gathers for ecumenical worship at the monastery each Sunday at 9:00 am.

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Oblates of
Holy Wisdom

Women and men from varied faith backgrounds learn about Benedictine spirituality and apply this knowledge in their personal lives.

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Friends of
Wisdom Prairie

Friends care for the land as environmental volunteers and enjoy guided tours, outings, dinner lectures and environmental learning opportunities.

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