A Lenten Retreat focusing on the Passion of Christ

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Sisters Rosy Kandathil and Lynne Smith will lead this retreat at The Upper House in downtown Madison as an outreach to students and others on the campus. The retreat is open to people beyond the campus and there is no cost. The retreat will provide a window into the Rule of Benedict in preparation for Easter, with a particular focus on personal preparation and the Passion of Christ. Register now or learn more.

Benedictine Sisters win international Assisi Award for conservation efforts spanning more than 60 years

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The Benedictine Sisters at Holy Wisdom Monastery received the inaugural Assisi Award for faith-based conservation at the 28th International Congress of Conservation Biology’s Opening Ceremony on July 23, 2017 in Cartagena, Colombia in front of nearly 1,500 attendees. The Assisi Award acknowledges organizations and individuals whose work demonstrates that faith-based conservation is contributing significantly to the common global effort of conserving life on Earth. Sisters Mary David Walgenbach and Joanne Kollasch accepted the award on behalf of their religious community located near Madison, Wisconsin. Their community is the first ecumenical Benedictine community in North America where Catholic and Protestant women …

Rooted in faith, transforming lives—65 years in photos

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Help us celebrate the 65th anniversary of the Benedictine Sisters coming to Middleton, WI. 6:00 pm – Enjoy cookies and coffee while viewing a photo exhibit spanning 65 years 6:45 pm – Listen to the Sisters tell about the 65 years at Holy Wisdom Monastery and about the many people who helped them on their journey All are welcome! Please register by March 1, 2018 There is no fee for this event, but we need to know how many cookies to bake. Online registration Contact Janet Neurauter at jneurauter@benedictinewomen.org or 608-836-1631, x124 with questions.