New books in the library—April 2019

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Enrich your mind and spirit–visit the monastery library! April 2019   As you celebrate Easter and the blossoming of spring foliage be thinking about how you can spread your joy of the season to others.  How about volunteering your time?  See how good it makes you feel.  Come to the monastery and enjoy daily prayer, the nature trails, or stop and browse the library’s many resources.   The monastery library recently added the following books to its collection:   Irwin, Kevin W.  Context and Text.  Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2018. Homrighausen, Jonathan.  Illuminating Justice.  Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2018. Pryce, …

New books in the library—March 2019

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Enrich your mind and spirit—visit the monastery library! March 2019   The month of March usually brings some much needed spring-like weather, which in Wisconsin translates to rain instead of snow.  This year, however, it might be prudent to have both your shovel and your umbrella handy.  So while the weather bounces back and forth between snow and rain, consider visiting the monastery for weekday prayer, spiritual guidance, or attend a program.   The monastery library recently added the following books to its collection:   Irwin, Kevin W.  Context and Text.  Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2018. Homrighausen, Jonathan.  Illuminating Justice.  …

New books in the library—February 2019

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Enrich your mind and spirit—visit the monastery library! February 2019 Even if your New Year’s resolutions have gone by the wayside you can challenge yourself to continue showing goodwill towards family members, neighbors and coworkers. Yes, even the person who cut you off in traffic this morning. Since you’re not spending all that free time at the gym, you can still start the year out right. Come to Holy Wisdom Monastery for daily prayer, to walk the grounds, or reflect with a spiritual guide. We hope to see you soon. The monastery library recently added the following books to its …

New books in the library—January 2019

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Enrich your mind and spirit—visit the monastery library! January 2019   The start of a new year is always a good time to re-evaluate ourselves and our lifestyles.   Do we need to finally go on that diet or find a better way to handle stress or eliminate some of the stress factors in our lives?   For a quiet place to reflect on the year ahead, consider visiting the monastery for weekday prayer, a stroll around the grounds, spiritual guidance, or browsing the library.   The monastery library recently added the following books to its collection:   Berry, Wendell.  …

New books in the library—December 2018

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Enrich your mind and spirit—visit the monastery library! December 2018 Why do we immediately think of gift buying, holiday decorating and parties when we think of December? Is it because we think the only way to celebrate Christmas is with trees and gifts and fancy food? Take time this Advent season to pray, meditate and reflect on what Christmas really is about and why we celebrate it. The monastery library recently added the following books to its collection: Berry, Wendell.  A Small Porch.  Berkeley, CA: Counterpoint, 2016. Chittister, Joan.  A Little Rule for Beginners.  Erie, PA: Benetvision, 2018. Chittister, Joan.  …

New books in the library—November 2018

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Enrich your mind and spirit—visit the monastery library! November 2018 More than 1,500 years ago, Benedict of Nursia wrote the Rule, a guide for living in community. Benedict’s Rule concentrated on hospitality, prayer, community life and how to create balance among these different dimensions of life. The Rule proved to be timeless. It still has something to offer Christian women and men of the 21st century. We hope to see you soon. The monastery library recently added the following books to its collection: Berry, Wendell.  A Small Porch.  Berkeley, CA: Counterpoint, 2016. Chittister, Joan.  A Little Rule for Beginners.  Erie, …

New books in the library—October 2018

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Enrich your mind and spirit—visit the monastery library! October 2018 Prayer, hospitality, and care for the earth are themes that underscore daily life and retreats at Holy Wisdom Monastery.  If you like the sound of that, come to the monastery and participate in a program or arrange a personal retreat or browse the library collections. We hope to see you soon. The monastery library recently added the following books to its collection:   Berry, Wendell.  A Small Porch.  Berkeley, CA: Counterpoint, 2016. Dallmayr, Fred R.  Spiritual Guides.  Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2017. Gafney, Wilda.  Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah.  …

New books in the library—September 2018

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Enrich your mind and spirit—visit the monastery library! September 2018 The new school year is upon us, and the beginning of autumn isn’t far behind. Soon the trees will clothed in brilliant shades of orange, yellow, and red. And the crisp air will be filled with the sounds of Canadian geese winging their way south. Take some time to enjoy the changing of the seasons and participate in a program or arrange a personal retreat at the monastery or browse the library collections. We hope to see you soon.   The monastery library recently added the following books to its …

New books in the library—August 2018

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Enrich your mind and spirit—visit the monastery library! August 2018 Groan. If the store ads are any indication, the start of the new school year is looming closer and the summer clearance sales have begun. But there’s still plenty of summer to enjoy! Come to the monastery and use that time to admire a prairie ablaze with summer wild flowers or revel in the quiet coziness of the library or participate in daily prayer and reflections. The monastery library recently added the following books to its collection: Dallmayr, Fred R.  Spiritual Guides.  Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2017. …

New books in the library—July 2018

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Enrich your mind and spirit—visit the monastery library! July 2018   The monastery library, a quiet place with a beautiful view and stimulating reading, recently added the following books to its collection:   Dallmayr, Fred R.  Spiritual Guides.  Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2017. Gafney, Wilda.  Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah.  Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2017. Gardner, Fiona.  The Only Mind Worth Having.  Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2015. Hens-Piazza, Gina.  Lamentations.  Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2017. Kiel, Micah.  Apocalyptic Ecology.  Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2017. Kimmerer, Robin Wall.  Braiding Sweetgrass.  Minneapolis, MN: Milkweed Editions, 2013. Laffey, Alice.  Ruth.  Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, …