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Holy Wisdom Monastery

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4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
www.benedictinewomen.org

February 2019

Daily prayer

February 15
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until March 31, 2019

Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

All are welcome to join the sisters in daily prayer: 7:35 am-7:55 am: Centering Prayer (Tuesday-Saturday) 8:00 am-8:30 am: Morning Prayer (Every day) 11:45 am-12:00 pm: Midday Prayer (Tuesday-Friday); Mondays (Mid-May through August only) 4:00 pm: Lectio Divina (Saturday); in the Formation office area 4:30 pm-4:55 pm: Evening Prayer (Tuesday-Sunday); Mondays (Mid-May through August only) 4:55 pm-5:15 pm: Centering Prayer (Tuesday-Friday)

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Sunday Assembly

February 17 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

Experience inclusive, ecumenical worship at Sunday Assembly Each Sunday, we gather for worship as a community. Through scripture readings, prayer and sharing the Bread of Life around a common table, we respond to Jesus’ invitation, “Do this in memory of me.” Our Assembly shares concern for social justice and peace; we embrace works of charity and care for the earth. For example, we serve dinner at Luke House, a community meal program, on the second Tuesday of the month and donations…

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Sunday Assembly Childcare Ministry

February 17 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

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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Kids on the Prairie

February 17 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
Free

At Holy Wisdom Monastery we are blessed with acres of natural habitat lovingly restored. The monastery grounds support a diversity of plant and animal species which give us many opportunities to learn about God’s wonderful work in Creation. The Benedictine value of care for the earth is fundamental to our existence. We want to share this value with all the communities of Holy Wisdom, including our children and youth. To help children gain an appreciation for the natural world and…

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Evolutionary Consciousness

February 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Monday, repeating until March 11, 2019

Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$80

Evolutionary Consciousness: Deepening Our Understanding of the New Universe Story This series will address the BIG questions participants bring about evolution, evolutionary consciousness, how the universe unfolded and continues to unfold. How do the Book of Nature and the Book of Scripture together inform us? We will read Making All Things New: Catholicity, Cosmology, Consciousness by Ilia Delio. Delio demonstrates that catholicity (small c) is a conscious awareness of how everything, all organisms from the single-celled to homo sapiens, forms one…

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Hospitality Sunday and Car Pool Sunday

February 24 @ 9:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Last of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

Hospitality Sunday is the last Sunday of the month. All are encouraged to bring food to share.  It is also a time for the Sunday Assembly community to meet and get to know other members and visitors. Carpool Sunday: gift your neighbors and Mother Earth by sharing a ride.

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Children’s Liturgy of the Word

February 24 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

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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March 2019

A Day Away

March 2 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$50

A Day Away retreat— Balance Led by Oblates Camille Banks and Mary Hoddy Saturday, March 2, 2019 9:30 am-5:00 pm $50 for the day including lunch All women welcome You are always invited to extend your retreat. Contact Amanda Conwayto check room availability. Are you dissatisfied with the things that seem to consume your energy and time? We’ll provide a spacious day to consider how to focus on the essentials of life.  Join us as we explore the Benedictine value of balance.…

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Feast of the Transfiguration of Jesus

March 3
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Ash Wednesday Evening Service

March 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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First Sunday of Lent

March 10
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Sunday Assembly Council Meeting

March 17 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Lenten Lunches

March 20 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Wednesday, repeating until April 10, 2019

Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$30

Holy Wisdom Monastery presents four Lenten Lunches in 2019 Learning about Suffering from the Major Faith Traditions Suffering is a dominant theme in the Christian tradition during Lent. In this Lenten series, we will explore the theme of suffering in the major faith traditions of Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism and Islam to support our journeys of spiritual understanding and transformation. Barbara Brown Taylor says, “We need a God who knows about pain… It is not all that popular an idea, even…

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Dinner Lecture

March 20 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$40

Environmental Ethics of Indigenous Cultures of Wisconsin led by Patty Loew Enjoy dinner at the monastery and learn about the environmental ethics of the first people of this land. Speaker Patty Loew is a Professor of Journalism at Northwestern University and Director of Native American and Indigenous Research. Cost $40, includes dinner and lecture Registration Register by Wednesday, March 6, 2019. Register online Download registration form Return to: FWP Holy Wisdom Monastery 4200 County Road M Middleton, WI 53562  

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Oblate retreat – open to the public

March 22 @ 3:30 pm - March 24 @ 1:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$135

The Spiritual Practice of Friendship led by Brad Lutz Looking at our experience, Scripture and the Rule, we will consider that friendship is more than being friendly—it is a spiritual practice that opens us to the workings of God's grace. Our sessions will include time for reflection and sharing as well as didactic. Facilitator: Brad S. Lutz is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ and has served congregations in PA, OH, IL and FL, where he is…

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Lenten Taizé Prayer

March 22 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Anointing of the Sick

March 24 @ 10:20 am - 11:00 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Wisdom Prairie Workday

March 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 9:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 19, 2019

Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

Volunteer on the land and help preserve and protect this important area on the north shore of Lake Mendota. Work outside with old friends, meet new people and have fun. Join the party! 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 one day or more before the…

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Sacred Citizenship

March 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$30

Odyssey Going Behind Bars Can you teach Socrates in prison? Should you? The highly successful UW-Odyssey Project took an unexpected turn last year when Jerry Hancock and Jean Feraca dared to bring a college-level arts and humanities program into Wisconsin prisons. Speakers Rev. Jerry Hancock, an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ, entered the ministry after working for more than 30 years in the criminal justice system. In February, 2006, Jerry became the Director of the Prison Ministry…

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A Weekend Away

March 30 @ 9:00 am - March 31 @ 12:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$120

A Weekend Away retreat— Finding Hope in the Midst of Suffering Led by Sisters Lynne Smith and Denise West March 30-31, 2019  9:00 am Saturday – 12:30 pm Sunday $120, includes a private overnight room, lunch and dinner on Saturday, brunch on Sunday and all programming All women welcome You are always welcome to extend your retreat. Contact Amanda Conway to check room availability. Finding hope How do we make meaning of women’s suffering? Reflecting on our experience as women and on…

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April 2019

Lenten Lunches Copy

April 3 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$30

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Palm Sunday

April 14
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Holy Thursday

April 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

6:00 pm social 7:00 pm service

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Good Friday

April 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Easter Vigil

April 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Easter Sunday

April 21 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Earth Day Sunday

April 28
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Blessing of New Sunday Assembly Members

April 28 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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June 2019

ECCSR Immersion

June 21 @ 3:00 pm - July 1 @ 10:00 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

Immersion experiences for the Ecumenical Center for Clergy Spiritual Renewal (ECCSR) The cohort of 19 clergy will live and learn together from June 21 – July 1, 2019 and again from January 24-29, 2020. The program includes participation in the rhythms of the Monastery’s prayers, as well as group time for learning and sharing how to experience renewal for their service to congregations.   To learn more, visit: https://benedictinewomen.org/eccsr/eccsr-program/   To apply, visit: https://benedictinewomen.org/eccsr/eccsr-program-application/  

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July 2019

Wisdom Prairie Workday

July 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 9:00am on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

Volunteer on the land and help preserve and protect this important area on the north shore of Lake Mendota. Work outside with old friends, meet new people and have fun. Join the party! 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 one day or more before the…

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January 2020

ECCSR Immersion

January 24, 2020 - January 29, 2020
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

Immersion experiences for the Ecumenical Center for Clergy Spiritual Renewal (ECCSR) The cohort of 19 clergy will live and learn together from June 21 – July 1, 2019 and from January 24-29, 2020. The program includes participation in the rhythms of the Monastery’s prayers, as well as group time for learning and sharing how to experience renewal for their service to congregations.   To learn more, visit: https://benedictinewomen.org/eccsr/eccsr-program/        

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