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

November 1 @ 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

November 1 @ 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

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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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 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Angel tea

Holiday Fair   Visit our beautiful Benedictine monastery, experience warm hospitality and purchase wonderful and unique holiday gifts at very reasonable prices! Christmas ornaments and decorations Jewelry and crafts Beautiful collectibles and custom artwork Bake Sale  Purchase delectable goodies just in time for your holiday gatherings. Angel Tea In the tradition of an English tea, enjoy tea sandwiches, homemade treats, hot tea, hot chocolate or hot cider. Fun for all ages—bring the children and grandchildren! Special teapot or angel souvenirs for…

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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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Faith in Times of Transition: Benedictine Values for the Road, led by Lisa Nelson and Judy Nolde Register by October 27, 2017 for the retreat Register by October 20, 2017 for lodging at the monastery Register online Download registration form

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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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Friends of Wisdom Prairie Annual Meeting & Dinner Lecture

November 15 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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$40

Join the Friends of Wisdom Prairie at their final event of the year, the annual meeting and dinner lecture. All Hands on Deck: Monarch Conservation, Citizen Scientists and the Value of Data Learn about the importance of monarch butterfly conservation from expert Karen Oberhauser. Karen is the director of the UW-Madison Arboretum and former professor in the Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology department at the University of Minnesota. In 2013, she was named a Champion of Change for Citizen Science by…

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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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$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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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.

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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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Spiritual Direction as Contemplative Practice

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

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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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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Spiritual Direction as Contemplative Practice

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