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June 2017

Yoga & the Benedictine Way

June 26, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

5 biweekly sessions, Mondays, 9:30-11:00 am June 26, July 10, 24, August 7, 21, 2017 In both yoga and Benedictine life, conversion revolves around stability. Each session will physically explore this paradox plus one core Benedictine value through very simple yoga, adapted to be accessible to all, including bodies that have weathered some years. We’ll start with a brief presentation and include discussion time. Featured values will likely include listening, balance, hospitality, humility, and care for creation. Please wear non-restrictive…

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November 2017

The Transformed Heart: Spirituality, Religion, and the Struggle for Integrity

November 2, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

6 biweekly sessions, Thursdays September 7, 21, October 5, 19, November 2, 16, 2017 Perhaps no issue more dominates contemporary religious conversation than the relationship between personal spirituality and institutional religion. In terms of religious practice, the fastest growing groups are those who claim to be “spiritual but not religious” and “the nones,” those who claim no affiliation with a particular religion. Yet far more numerous are those who choose to remain engaged in a religious tradition but want to…

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The Transformed Heart: Spirituality, Religion, and the Struggle for Integrity

November 16, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$125

6 biweekly sessions, Thursdays September 7, 21, October 5, 19, November 2, 16, 2017 Perhaps no issue more dominates contemporary religious conversation than the relationship between personal spirituality and institutional religion. In terms of religious practice, the fastest growing groups are those who claim to be “spiritual but not religious” and “the nones,” those who claim no affiliation with a particular religion. Yet far more numerous are those who choose to remain engaged in a religious tradition but want to…

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Spiritual Direction as Contemplative Practice

November 29, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$40

This is a Spiritual Deepening Council Associate program.  Learn more Within each of us lies a yearning and a deep desire to find meaning in our lives, grow closer to God, and come to know our True Self. Since the earliest centuries of Christianity, spiritual ammas and abbas (mothers and fathers) have served as spiritual directors—encouraging others in their search for God. This 2-session class will look particularly at "spiritual direction for contemplatives." Open to those currently serving as Spiritual Directors, as well as…

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December 2017

Spiritual Direction as Contemplative Practice

December 13, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$40

This is a Spiritual Deepening Council Associate program.  Learn more Within each of us lies a yearning and a deep desire to find meaning in our lives, grow closer to God, and come to know our True Self. Since the earliest centuries of Christianity, spiritual ammas and abbas (mothers and fathers) have served as spiritual directors—encouraging others in their search for God. This 2-session class will look particularly at "spiritual direction for contemplatives." Open to those currently serving as Spiritual Directors, as well as…

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January 2018

The Heart of Christianity: Rediscovering a Life of Faith

January 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$125

What does it mean that Holy Wisdom Monastery is an ecumenical Christian monastery? What is the essence of Christianity that holds all Christians together in faith? In this six session course, last offered at Holy Wisdom in 2015, we will use Marcus Borg’s book, The Heart of Christianity, to explore that question. By examining the “emerging paradigm” Borg emphasizes the transformational aspect of Christianity that is about loving God and loving what God loves. Borg consistently aligns the emerging paradigm…

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The Heart of Christianity: Rediscovering a Life of Faith

January 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$125

What does it mean that Holy Wisdom Monastery is an ecumenical Christian monastery? What is the essence of Christianity that holds all Christians together in faith? In this six session course, last offered at Holy Wisdom in 2015, we will use Marcus Borg’s book, The Heart of Christianity, to explore that question. By examining the “emerging paradigm” Borg emphasizes the transformational aspect of Christianity that is about loving God and loving what God loves. Borg consistently aligns the emerging paradigm…

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February 2018

The Heart of Christianity: Rediscovering a Life of Faith

February 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$125

What does it mean that Holy Wisdom Monastery is an ecumenical Christian monastery? What is the essence of Christianity that holds all Christians together in faith? In this six session course, last offered at Holy Wisdom in 2015, we will use Marcus Borg’s book, The Heart of Christianity, to explore that question. By examining the “emerging paradigm” Borg emphasizes the transformational aspect of Christianity that is about loving God and loving what God loves. Borg consistently aligns the emerging paradigm…

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Animals and Spiritual Practice: How Animals Connect Us with God

February 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$30

In this fascinating evening Leora Weitzman will guide us in exploring the inner life of animals, the spiritual aspects of ourselves that animals bring out, companion animal loss and grief, and communication with animals as contemplative practice. When working with an animal, she finds she must continually recognize and let go of her own agendas and ulterior motives, much like the letting go of thoughts during meditation. The space opened by this letting go allows the animal’s own feelings and…

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A Day Away

February 10 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

A Day Away: Reconnect with God, Self and Creation A retreat for single women, ages 30-50 Do you need a day away to unplug from your busy life and reconnect with yourself and God? Click here to learn more and register

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