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October 2016

One-Minute Meditation: A Practical, Powerful Way to Pray

October 23, 2016 @ 10:15 am - 11:15 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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One-Minute Meditation introduces a personal prayer practice that Tom Zanzig first developed for himself and then started to share with others. The response was so positive that he began to include the practice in many of the workshops and retreats he offered during his many years in active ministry. The practice of the one-minute meditation is deceptively simple, quick to learn, and easily adaptable to suit personal preferences and different life situations. In this one-hour session, Tom will introduce the…

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Seeing With the Eye of the Heart:  Introductory Wisdom School—Part B

October 26, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - October 29, 2016 @ 12:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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This is a Spiritual Deepening Council Associate Program.  Learn more Within the Christian contemplative tradition it is understood that as the heart becomes undivided and the 'eye of the heart' is opened, a new way of seeing becomes possible—Visionary Seeing.  This Wisdom School will focus on what can be seen with new eyes. Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016@ 7:00 pm - Saturday, Oct 29, 2016 @ 12:30 pm (includes lunch) To find out more and register go to: http://www.contemplativepresence.org/new-products/seeing-with-the-eye-of-the-heart-an-introductory-wisdom-school-part-b

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November 2016

Listening With the Ear of Your Heart: Bridges to Contemplative Living series

November 2, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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This is a Spiritual Deepening Council Associate program.  Learn more Using the Bridges to Contemplative Living booklets of short, inter spiritual writings by Thomas Merton and other interfaith authors, this series of eight small group gatherings is a rich process of listening, conversing, and shared companionship for the spiritual journey.  New people welcome! Booklet #6: Writing Yourself into the Book of Life Fall class: 8 Wednesdays – Sept 7, 14, 21; Oct 5, 12, 19; Nov 2, 16,  2016 @1:00-2:30 pm…

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Listening With the Ear of Your Heart: Bridges to Contemplative Living series

November 16, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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This is a Spiritual Deepening Council Associate program.  Learn more Using the Bridges to Contemplative Living booklets of short, inter spiritual writings by Thomas Merton and other interfaith authors, this series of eight small group gatherings is a rich process of listening, conversing, and shared companionship for the spiritual journey.  New people welcome! Booklet #6: Writing Yourself into the Book of Life Fall class: 8 Wednesdays – Sept 7, 14, 21; Oct 5, 12, 19; Nov 2, 16,  2016 @1:00-2:30 pm…

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December 2016

What Child is This: The Nativity Story in Scripture and Art

December 15, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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What Child Is This?: The Nativity Story in Scripture and Art will deeply enrich our preparation for and experience of Christmas. The “infancy narratives” in the gospels of Matthew and Luke may be so familiar for many of us that we miss their complex and multilayered meaning and significance. In this three-part program we will explore these stories through the twin lenses of contemporary biblical and theological scholarship and sacred art. Among our themes: the genealogies of Jesus; the historical,…

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February 2017

Dances of Universal Peace

February 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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The Dances of Universal Peace are spiritual practice in motion. Drawing on the sacred phrases, scripture, and poetry of many spiritual traditions, the Dances blend chant and evocative movement into a living experience of unity, peace, and integration. Simple, meditative, and joyous, they combine simple dance movements, usually performed in a circle, with singing or chanting of a key or sacred phrase from the spiritual traditions. Some dances are lively and joyful, others slow and meditative.  Slow or fast, they…

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March 2017

A Lenten Retreat focusing on the Passion of Christ

March 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Upper House, 365 East Campus Mall #200
Madison, WI 53715 United States
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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.

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Listening With the Ear of Your Heart: Bridges to Contemplative Living series

March 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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New people welcome! This is a Spiritual Deepening Council Associate program.  Learn more Using the Bridges to Contemplative Living booklets of short, inter spiritual writings by Thomas Merton and other interfaith authors, this series of eight small group gatherings is a rich process of listening, conversing, and shared companionship for the spiritual journey. Booklet #7: Adjusting Your Life’s Vision Winter class: 8 Wednesdays; 1:00-2:30 pm January 11, 25; February 8, 22; March 8, 22; April 5, 19, 2017 To find out…

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Centering Prayer I Meditation: The Basics

March 22 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 22, 2017

Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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This is a Spiritual Deepening Council Associate Program.  Learn more For those new to Centering Prayer or who desire a review of an Introductory Workshop, this series of six classes will look to Christian meditation as a means of transforming consciousness. Winter class: 6 Wednesdays; 3:30-5:00 pm January 11, 25; February 8, 22; March 8, 22, 2017 To find out more and register go to: http://www.contemplativepresence.org/new-products/the-basics-i  

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Lenten Lunches

March 30 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Lenten Lunches 2017 Justice: Bringing the Rule of Benedict to bear on today's time Thursdays during Lent, 11:30 am-1:30 pm The recent women's marches around the world have raised the cry to attend to the rights of women, people of color, workers, immigrants and refugees, the earth and more. The signs of the times call us to be vigilant and take action when the rights of others are endangered. The Rule of Benedict, based on Scripture, provides wisdom to guide…

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