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July 2018

Oblate retreat (open to the public)

July 13 - July 15
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

Compassionate Communication: Right Relationships with myself and others Facilitated by Mary Hoddy, HWM Oblate, and Mary Kay Reinemann Assisted by Lynne Smith, Denise West, Paz Vital, and others from Madison Area Nonviolent Communication Practice Groups As Oblates, we value deep listening and having what Benedict calls right relationships, but it’s not always easy. Compassionate communication is the intention to stay present to one another as we make a connection in which everyone's needs are valued. This includes our own needs…

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September 2018

Benedictine Retreat – Hospitality and Compassion: An Exploration of Tibetan Compassion Practices and Benedictine Hospitality

September 21 @ 1:00 pm - September 23 @ 1:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$150

Open to the public Join well-known teacher of Tibetan meditation practices and professor of Buddhist Studies at Boston College, John Makransky, Dr. Paul Knitter and Sister Lynne Smith and for this short retreat. We will explore how the Tibetan Buddhist understandings and practices of wisdom and compassion can help provide a contemplative foundation for the Benedictine ideal of active hospitality toward all. The retreat will consist of teachings by John, commentary by Paul and Sister Lynne, and practices of guided…

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November 2018

Oblate retreat (open to the public)

November 9 - November 11
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

Retreat led by Nancy Sylvester, IHM, founder of the Institute for Communal Contemplation and Dialogue More details coming soon.

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Holy Wisdom Monastery
4200 County Road M
Middleton WI 53562
608-836-1631, x100
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