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Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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June 2017

Children’s Liturgy of the Word

June 25 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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All ages are welcome to participate—little ones with a parent, and older students as readers and helpers with the teachers. Children’s Liturgy of the Word is usually scheduled on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month. Students are dismissed from worship to hear and learn about the scripture readings at their level. The children return later in the liturgy to receive communion.

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Yoga & the Benedictine Way

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

Sunday Assembly Childcare Ministry

July 2 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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We are happy to announce that we will be offering a childcare ministry on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month during the Sunday Assembly liturgy. Adult care takers and teenage helpers will provide care for infants and toddlers in the hospitality room. When you drop your child off please leave comfort items and any supplies you think care takers may need as they attend to your child.

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Contemplative Landscapes Art Exhibit

July 4 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Contemplative Landscapes by artist Ann Haberl The exhibit of oil paintings and prints by Madison artist Ann Haberl will be on display at Holy Wisdom Monastery from May 5-July 31, 2017. Ann’s work explores the reverence she feels for the natural world and aligns with the Benedictine values of beauty, balance, simplicity and contemplation. The exhibit can be viewed Monday through Friday, 8:00 am-4:30 pm.

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Contemplative Landscapes Art Exhibit

July 4 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Contemplative Landscapes by artist Ann Haberl The exhibit of oil paintings and prints by Madison artist Ann Haberl will be on display at Holy Wisdom Monastery from May 5-July 31, 2017. Ann’s work explores the reverence she feels for the natural world and aligns with the Benedictine values of beauty, balance, simplicity and contemplation. The exhibit can be viewed Monday through Friday, 8:00 am-4:30 pm.

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Contemplative Landscapes Art Exhibit

July 4 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Contemplative Landscapes by artist Ann Haberl The exhibit of oil paintings and prints by Madison artist Ann Haberl will be on display at Holy Wisdom Monastery from May 5-July 31, 2017. Ann’s work explores the reverence she feels for the natural world and aligns with the Benedictine values of beauty, balance, simplicity and contemplation. The exhibit can be viewed Monday through Friday, 8:00 am-4:30 pm.

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Contemplative Landscapes Art Exhibit

July 4 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Contemplative Landscapes by artist Ann Haberl The exhibit of oil paintings and prints by Madison artist Ann Haberl will be on display at Holy Wisdom Monastery from May 5-July 31, 2017. Ann’s work explores the reverence she feels for the natural world and aligns with the Benedictine values of beauty, balance, simplicity and contemplation. The exhibit can be viewed Monday through Friday, 8:00 am-4:30 pm.

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Contemplative Landscapes Art Exhibit

July 4 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Contemplative Landscapes by artist Ann Haberl The exhibit of oil paintings and prints by Madison artist Ann Haberl will be on display at Holy Wisdom Monastery from May 5-July 31, 2017. Ann’s work explores the reverence she feels for the natural world and aligns with the Benedictine values of beauty, balance, simplicity and contemplation. The exhibit can be viewed Monday through Friday, 8:00 am-4:30 pm.

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July 4 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Contemplative Landscapes by artist Ann Haberl The exhibit of oil paintings and prints by Madison artist Ann Haberl will be on display at Holy Wisdom Monastery from May 5-July 31, 2017. Ann’s work explores the reverence she feels for the natural world and aligns with the Benedictine values of beauty, balance, simplicity and contemplation. The exhibit can be viewed Monday through Friday, 8:00 am-4:30 pm.

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Contemplative Landscapes Art Exhibit

July 5 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Contemplative Landscapes by artist Ann Haberl The exhibit of oil paintings and prints by Madison artist Ann Haberl will be on display at Holy Wisdom Monastery from May 5-July 31, 2017. Ann’s work explores the reverence she feels for the natural world and aligns with the Benedictine values of beauty, balance, simplicity and contemplation. The exhibit can be viewed Monday through Friday, 8:00 am-4:30 pm.

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Oblate Retreat

July 7 @ 4:30 pm - July 9 @ 12:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Book Discussion: Living with Contradiction: An Introduction to Benedictine Spirituality, by Esther deWaal, led by Sue Ellen Zagrabelny and Ruth Fothergill Register for the retreat by June 23, 207 Register for housing at the monastery by June 16, 2017 Online registration Download registration form and return to: Oblate Retreat Coordinator Holy Wisdom Monastery 4200 County Road M Middleton, WI 53562

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Children’s Liturgy of the Word

July 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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All ages are welcome to participate—little ones with a parent, and older students as readers and helpers with the teachers. Children’s Liturgy of the Word is usually scheduled on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month. Students are dismissed from worship to hear and learn about the scripture readings at their level. The children return later in the liturgy to receive communion.

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Sunday Assembly Feast of Benedict & Scholastica Potluck Brunch

July 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Social Justice Group

July 9 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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The Social Justice Group meets after Sunday Assembly worship on the 2nd Sunday of the month. Speakers on various social justice topics are invited to address the group. All are welcome. For more information about the Social Justice Group, contact Dennis Collier at dennis.collier@hotmail.com or 608-516-1656.

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Yoga & the Benedictine Way

July 10 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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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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Wisdom Prairie Workday

July 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Volunteer with the Friends of Wisdom Prairie at an upcoming workday. Help improve the ecological health of the land, meet new people, work outside with old friends and have fun. Meet at the monastery building entrance at 9:00 am and come prepared to work outside. Wear sturdy shoes, long pants a hat and gloves. We will work until noon, but will take a break mid-morning with a snack and conversation. Bring your friends! Register 1 days before the workday(s) you wish to attend.…

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Evening tour

July 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Free

Enjoy the enchanting evening light as we walk through prairies near the height of bloom time. There will be lots of yellow flowered composites like yellow coneflower, coreopsis and prairie dock. These contrast with purple prairie clover and butterfly milkweed. Flying among them we hope to see several kinds of butterfly and moths. We also hope to see gold finches swooping over the prairie having their evening meal. Sylvia Marek, expert naturalist will be joined by Greg Armstrong to lead the tour of the Wisdom…

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Sunday Assembly Childcare Ministry

July 16 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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We are happy to announce that we will be offering a childcare ministry on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month during the Sunday Assembly liturgy. Adult care takers and teenage helpers will provide care for infants and toddlers in the hospitality room. When you drop your child off please leave comfort items and any supplies you think care takers may need as they attend to your child.

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Outing to Spring Green Preserve and Hemlock Draw

July 19 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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$55

Prickly pear cactus at Spring Green Preserve. Photo by Mike McDowell. We will visit two very different but equally interesting and beautiful State Natural Areas. Board the bus at Holy Wisdom Monastery for an 8:30 am departure. In the morning we visit Spring Green Preserve which is on an old sandy Wisconsin River terrace. Many desert-like plants live in this dry environment including the prickly pear cactus. We then head to the River View Terrace Cafe situated in the Taliesin Visitor Center overlooking the…

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Children’s Liturgy of the Word

July 23 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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All ages are welcome to participate—little ones with a parent, and older students as readers and helpers with the teachers. Children’s Liturgy of the Word is usually scheduled on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month. Students are dismissed from worship to hear and learn about the scripture readings at their level. The children return later in the liturgy to receive communion.

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Anointing of the Sick

July 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Contemplative Landscapes Art Exhibit

July 24 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Contemplative Landscapes by artist Ann Haberl The exhibit of oil paintings and prints by Madison artist Ann Haberl will be on display at Holy Wisdom Monastery from May 5-July 31, 2017. Ann’s work explores the reverence she feels for the natural world and aligns with the Benedictine values of beauty, balance, simplicity and contemplation. The exhibit can be viewed Monday through Friday, 8:00 am-4:30 pm.

Find out more »

Yoga & the Benedictine Way

July 24 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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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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Wisdom Prairie Workday

July 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Volunteer with the Friends of Wisdom Prairie at an upcoming workday. Help improve the ecological health of the land, meet new people, work outside with old friends and have fun. Meet at the monastery building entrance at 9:00 am and come prepared to work outside. Wear sturdy shoes, long pants a hat and gloves. We will work until noon, but will take a break mid-morning with a snack and conversation. Bring your friends! Register 1 days before the workday(s) you wish to attend.…

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A Day Away: Time to reconnect with God, self and creation

July 29 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Looking for time away? Looking for a change? Take time away from busy schedules to just be, to pray, to reflect and to share with the sisters and other women. Come to connect with God, yourself and our sisters’ community. Leave with a full heart. This retreat is offered specifically for single women, ages 21-50. More information at benedictinewomen.org/a-day-away-reconnect.

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August 2017

Wisdom School: Arising From Sleep, Awakening to Love

Rule of St. Benedict as Wisdom Text

August 1 @ 7:00 pm - August 4 @ 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 Moving beyond Introductory Level Wisdom Work, this 4-day retreat will follow the Benedictine rhythm of ora et labora (prayer and work) as participants continue to explore the path of inner spiritual transformation. Meditative silence, sacred chanting, conscious work, group teachings, and reflective dialogue will provide the framework for retreatants to enter deeply into the Christian contemplative tradition. Tuesday, August 1, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - Friday, August 4, 2017@12:30 pm…

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Sunday Assembly Childcare Ministry

August 6 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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We are happy to announce that we will be offering a childcare ministry, typically on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month, during the Sunday Assembly liturgy. Adult care takers and teenage helpers will provide care for infants and toddlers in the hospitality room.

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Yoga & the Benedictine Way

August 7 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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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…

Find out more »

Wisdom Prairie Workday

August 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Volunteer with the Friends of Wisdom Prairie at an upcoming workday. Help improve the ecological health of the land, meet new people, work outside with old friends and have fun. Meet at the monastery building entrance at 9:00 am and come prepared to work outside. Wear sturdy shoes, long pants a hat and gloves. We will work until noon, but will take a break mid-morning with a snack and conversation. Bring your friends! Register 1 days before the workday(s) you wish to attend.…

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Luncheon lecture

August 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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$35

The Glacial Geology of the Town of Westport and Surrounding Area Enjoy lunch at the monastery and learn about how the shape and substance of the land came about. Emeritus Professor of Geology and expert glacial geologist David Mickelson will share with us the very interesting and complex history of our area. Cost $35   Registration Register by July 27, 2017. Online registration Download registration form and return to: FWP Holy Wisdom Monastery 4200 County Road M Middleton, WI 53562  

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Children’s Liturgy of the Word

August 13 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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All ages are welcome to participate—little ones with a parent, and older students as readers and helpers with the teachers. Children’s Liturgy of the Word is usually scheduled on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month. Students are dismissed from worship to hear and learn about the scripture readings at their level. The children return later in the liturgy to receive communion.

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Sunday Assembly art exhibit

August 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Details coming

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Social Justice Group

August 13 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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The Social Justice Group meets after Sunday Assembly worship on the 2nd Sunday of the month. Speakers on various social justice topics are invited to address the group. All are welcome. For more information about the Social Justice Group, contact Dennis Collier at dennis.collier@hotmail.com or 608-516-1656.

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Sunday Assembly Childcare Ministry

August 20 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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We are happy to announce that we will be offering a childcare ministry, typically on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month, during the Sunday Assembly liturgy. Adult care takers and teenage helpers will provide care for infants and toddlers in the hospitality room.

Find out more »

Yoga & the Benedictine Way

August 21 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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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…

Find out more »

Wisdom Prairie Workday

August 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Volunteer with the Friends of Wisdom Prairie at an upcoming workday. Help improve the ecological health of the land, meet new people, work outside with old friends and have fun. Meet at the monastery building entrance at 9:00 am and come prepared to work outside. Wear sturdy shoes, long pants a hat and gloves. We will work until noon, but will take a break mid-morning with a snack and conversation. Bring your friends! Register 1 days before the workday(s) you wish to attend.…

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Children’s Liturgy of the Word

August 27 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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All ages are welcome to participate—little ones with a parent, and older students as readers and helpers with the teachers. Children’s Liturgy of the Word is usually scheduled on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month. Students are dismissed from worship to hear and learn about the scripture readings at their level. The children return later in the liturgy to receive communion.

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September 2017

Sunday Assembly Childcare Ministry

September 3 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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We are happy to announce that we will be offering a childcare ministry, typically on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month, during the Sunday Assembly liturgy. Adult care takers and teenage helpers will provide care for infants and toddlers in the hospitality room.

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Wisdom Prairie Workday

September 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Volunteer with the Friends of Wisdom Prairie at an upcoming workday. Help improve the ecological health of the land, meet new people, work outside with old friends and have fun. Meet at the monastery building entrance at 9:00 am and come prepared to work outside. Wear sturdy shoes, long pants a hat and gloves. We will work until noon, but will take a break mid-morning with a snack and conversation. Bring your friends! Register 1 days before the workday(s) you wish to attend.…

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

September 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 13, 2017

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 #8: Seeing That Paradise Begins Now Fall class: 8 Wednesdays; 1:00-2:30 pm Sept 6, 20, Oct 4, 18, Nov 1, 15, 29, Dec 13,  2017 To find…

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Centering Prayer I Meditation: The Basics

September 6 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 15, 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. Fall class: 6 Wednesdays; 3:30-5:00 pm September 6, 20; October 4, 18; November 1, 15, 2017 To find out more and register go to: http://www.contemplativepresence.org/new-products/the-basics-i

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

September 7 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until November 16, 2017

Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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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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Children’s Liturgy of the Word

September 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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All ages are welcome to participate—little ones with a parent, and older students as readers and helpers with the teachers. Children’s Liturgy of the Word is usually scheduled on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month. Students are dismissed from worship to hear and learn about the scripture readings at their level. The children return later in the liturgy to receive communion.

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Social Justice Group

September 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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The Social Justice Group meets after Sunday Assembly worship on the 2nd Sunday of the month. Speakers on various social justice topics are invited to address the group. All are welcome. For more information about the Social Justice Group, contact Dennis Collier at dennis.collier@hotmail.com or 608-516-1656.

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Prairie Rhapsody

September 14 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Prairie Rhapsody is the annual benefit concert supporting the life and work of Holy Wisdom Monastery. More details for the 2017 concert coming soon.

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Prairie Rhapsody benefit concert

September 14 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Details coming

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Sunday Assembly Childcare Ministry

September 17 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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We are happy to announce that we will be offering a childcare ministry, typically on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month, during the Sunday Assembly liturgy. Adult care takers and teenage helpers will provide care for infants and toddlers in the hospitality room.

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Prairie tour

September 17 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Free

Autumn tour of the land at Holy Wisdom Monastery. More details coming soon. No registration necessary, just come.

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Wisdom Prairie Workday

September 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Volunteer with the Friends of Wisdom Prairie at an upcoming workday. Help improve the ecological health of the land, meet new people, work outside with old friends and have fun. Meet at the monastery building entrance at 9:00 am and come prepared to work outside. Wear sturdy shoes, long pants a hat and gloves. We will work until noon, but will take a break mid-morning with a snack and conversation. Bring your friends! Register 1 days before the workday(s) you wish to attend.…

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

September 21 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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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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Oblate retreat

September 22 @ 4:00 pm - September 24 @ 12:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Scripture and the Rule, led by Father Jerome Kodell, OSB More details coming

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Children’s Liturgy of the Word

September 24 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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All ages are welcome to participate—little ones with a parent, and older students as readers and helpers with the teachers. Children’s Liturgy of the Word is usually scheduled on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month. Students are dismissed from worship to hear and learn about the scripture readings at their level. The children return later in the liturgy to receive communion.

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Contemplative Movie Night

September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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$18

A Human Search: The Life of Father Bede Griffiths This is a Spiritual Deepening Council Associate program.  Learn more In this intimate documentary, the life and thought of Benedictine monk, Christian mystic, and pioneer in interSpirituality—Fr. Bede Griffiths (1906-1993)—is shared as he talks about his life, education, and personal mystical experiences.  Members of his spiritual community speak on his teachings, practices, and deep respect for a variety of religious traditions, both east and west.  Time for guided contemplative dialogue will…

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Exploring Benedictine Community Retreat

September 29 @ 5:00 pm - October 1 @ 10:30 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Experience the rhythm of prayer with the sisters of Holy Wisdom Monastery.  Learn more about Benedictine community life and our Benedictine Sojourner program. Come to connect with God, yourself and our sisters’ community. Leave with a full heart. This retreat is offered specifically for single women, ages 21-50. More  information at benedictinewomen.org/sojourners/exploring.

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October 2017

Sunday Assembly Childcare Ministry

October 1 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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We are happy to announce that we will be offering a childcare ministry, typically on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month, during the Sunday Assembly liturgy. Adult care takers and teenage helpers will provide care for infants and toddlers in the hospitality room.

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Wisdom Prairie Workday

October 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Volunteer with the Friends of Wisdom Prairie at an upcoming workday. Help improve the ecological health of the land, meet new people, work outside with old friends and have fun. Meet at the monastery building entrance at 9:00 am and come prepared to work outside. Wear sturdy shoes, long pants a hat and gloves. We will work until noon, but will take a break mid-morning with a snack and conversation. Bring your friends! Register 1 days before the workday(s) you wish to attend.…

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

October 5 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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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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Children’s Liturgy of the Word

October 8 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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All ages are welcome to participate—little ones with a parent, and older students as readers and helpers with the teachers. Children’s Liturgy of the Word is usually scheduled on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month. Students are dismissed from worship to hear and learn about the scripture readings at their level. The children return later in the liturgy to receive communion.

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Social Justice Group

October 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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The Social Justice Group meets after Sunday Assembly worship on the 2nd Sunday of the month. Speakers on various social justice topics are invited to address the group. All are welcome. For more information about the Social Justice Group, contact Dennis Collier at dennis.collier@hotmail.com or 608-516-1656.

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Fall art exhibit opening reception

October 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Details coming

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Sunday Assembly Childcare Ministry

October 15 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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We are happy to announce that we will be offering a childcare ministry, typically on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month, during the Sunday Assembly liturgy. Adult care takers and teenage helpers will provide care for infants and toddlers in the hospitality room.

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Social Justice Fair

October 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Wisdom Prairie Workday

October 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Volunteer with the Friends of Wisdom Prairie at an upcoming workday. Help improve the ecological health of the land, meet new people, work outside with old friends and have fun. Meet at the monastery building entrance at 9:00 am and come prepared to work outside. Wear sturdy shoes, long pants a hat and gloves. We will work until noon, but will take a break mid-morning with a snack and conversation. Bring your friends! Register 1 days before the workday(s) you wish to attend.…

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

October 19 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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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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Children’s Liturgy of the Word

October 22 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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All ages are welcome to participate—little ones with a parent, and older students as readers and helpers with the teachers. Children’s Liturgy of the Word is usually scheduled on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month. Students are dismissed from worship to hear and learn about the scripture readings at their level. The children return later in the liturgy to receive communion.

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Anointing of the Sick

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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November 2017

Wisdom Prairie Workday

November 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Volunteer with the Friends of Wisdom Prairie at an upcoming workday. Help improve the ecological health of the land, meet new people, work outside with old friends and have fun. Meet at the monastery building entrance at 9:00 am and come prepared to work outside. Wear sturdy shoes, long pants a hat and gloves. We will work until noon, but will take a break mid-morning with a snack and conversation. Bring your friends! Register 1 days before the workday(s) you wish to attend.…

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

November 2 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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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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A Day Away: Time to reconnect with God, self and creation

November 4 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Looking for time away? Looking for a change? Take time away from busy schedules to just be, to pray, to reflect and to share with the sisters and other women. Come to connect with God, yourself and our sisters’ community. Leave with a full heart. This retreat is offered specifically for single women, ages 21-50. More information at benedictinewomen.org/a-day-away-reconnect.

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Sunday Assembly Childcare Ministry

November 5 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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We are happy to announce that we will be offering a childcare ministry, typically on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month, during the Sunday Assembly liturgy. Adult care takers and teenage helpers will provide care for infants and toddlers in the hospitality room.

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Holiday Fair and Angel Tea

November 5 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Sheltered by Silence: A Guided Contemplative Retreat  

November 7 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Before he could hear God’s quiet voice, Elijah had to find refuge from his pursuers. Our pursuers include an overabundance of information and input from many sources. In this one-day silent retreat, we take shelter in stillness, where our spirits can heal and unfurl, and truths deep within us gently dawn on our awareness. The stillness need not be solitary. Indeed, a sense of community may be most profound when interactions are wordless. The language of the eyes, a smile,…

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Oblate retreat

November 10 @ 4:00 pm - November 12 @ 12:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Christianity in a Changing World: Benedictine Values in Times of Transition, led by Lisa Nelson and Judy Nolde More details coming

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Children’s Liturgy of the Word

November 12 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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All ages are welcome to participate—little ones with a parent, and older students as readers and helpers with the teachers. Children’s Liturgy of the Word is usually scheduled on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month. Students are dismissed from worship to hear and learn about the scripture readings at their level. The children return later in the liturgy to receive communion.

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Social Justice Group

November 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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The Social Justice Group meets after Sunday Assembly worship on the 2nd Sunday of the month. Speakers on various social justice topics are invited to address the group. All are welcome. For more information about the Social Justice Group, contact Dennis Collier at dennis.collier@hotmail.com or 608-516-1656.

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

November 16 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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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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Sunday Assembly Childcare Ministry

November 19 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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We are happy to announce that we will be offering a childcare ministry, typically on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month, during the Sunday Assembly liturgy. Adult care takers and teenage helpers will provide care for infants and toddlers in the hospitality room.

Find out more »

Children’s Liturgy of the Word

November 26 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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All ages are welcome to participate—little ones with a parent, and older students as readers and helpers with the teachers. Children’s Liturgy of the Word is usually scheduled on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month. Students are dismissed from worship to hear and learn about the scripture readings at their level. The children return later in the liturgy to receive communion.

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December 2017

Sunday Assembly Childcare Ministry

December 3 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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We are happy to announce that we will be offering a childcare ministry, typically on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month, during the Sunday Assembly liturgy. Adult care takers and teenage helpers will provide care for infants and toddlers in the hospitality room.

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Honoring the Body: As Christ’s Presence Among Us 

December 7 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Our bodies are the source of ongoing human life, creating generations of new life. Throughout the Christian tradition the body has been anointed, baptized, purified, fed, fasted, vilified, chastened, celebrated, healed, and buried. Jesus took on a human body in order to be one of us and to experience what we experience as embodied beings. What does his embodiment tell us about our own? What are our bodies teaching us on our spiritual path?  How are our bodies Christ’s presence among…

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Exploring Benedictine Community Retreat

December 8 @ 5:00 pm - December 10 @ 10:30 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Experience the rhythm of prayer with the sisters of Holy Wisdom Monastery.  Learn more about Benedictine community life and our Benedictine Sojourner program. Come to connect with God, yourself and our sisters’ community. Leave with a full heart. This retreat is offered specifically for single women, ages 21-50. More  information at benedictinewomen.org/sojourners/exploring.

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Children’s Liturgy of the Word

December 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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All ages are welcome to participate—little ones with a parent, and older students as readers and helpers with the teachers. Children’s Liturgy of the Word is usually scheduled on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month. Students are dismissed from worship to hear and learn about the scripture readings at their level. The children return later in the liturgy to receive communion.

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Sunday Assembly Advent Brunch

December 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Social Justice Group

December 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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The Social Justice Group meets after Sunday Assembly worship on the 2nd Sunday of the month. Speakers on various social justice topics are invited to address the group. All are welcome. For more information about the Social Justice Group, contact Dennis Collier at dennis.collier@hotmail.com or 608-516-1656.

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Sunday Assembly Childcare Ministry

December 17 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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We are happy to announce that we will be offering a childcare ministry, typically on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month, during the Sunday Assembly liturgy. Adult care takers and teenage helpers will provide care for infants and toddlers in the hospitality room.

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Children’s Liturgy of the Word

December 24 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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All ages are welcome to participate—little ones with a parent, and older students as readers and helpers with the teachers. Children’s Liturgy of the Word is usually scheduled on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month. Students are dismissed from worship to hear and learn about the scripture readings at their level. The children return later in the liturgy to receive communion.

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Christmas Eve Service

December 24 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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