New books in the library—July 2019

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Enrich your mind and spirit–visit the monastery library!   July 2019   The monastery library, a quiet place with a beautiful view and stimulating reading, recently added the following books to its collection:   Casey, Michael.  Balaam’s Donkey.  Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2019. Chia, Edmund.  World Christianity Encounters World Religions.  Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2018. Heuertz, Christopher.  The Sacred Enneagram.  Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2017. Homrighausen, Jonathan.  Illuminating Justice.  Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2018. Hurd, Bob.  Compassionate Christ, Compassionate People.  Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2019. Irwin, Kevin W.  Context and Text.  Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2018. Jasper, Ronald Claud Dudley.  Prayers …

New books in the library—June 2019

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Enrich your mind and spirit–visit the monastery library! June 2019 Summer can be just as busy as any other time of the year. There are weddings to attend, family reunions and vacations to plan, farmer’s markets and outdoor concerts to enjoy. In the midst of all these activities we still need quiet time. Why not make time to for daily pray, seek out nature or discover the rich resources of the monastery library? We hope to see you soon.   The monastery library recently added the following books to its collection:   Hurd, Bob.  Compassionate Christ, Compassionate People.  Collegeville, MN: …

New books in the library—May 2019

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Enrich your mind and spirit–visit the monastery library! May 2019   May is my favorite month of the year! Spring flowers are in bloom. Warm weather (hopefully) has arrived. The evenings are longer, which means there’s more time to enjoy the outdoors. There are graduations to attend and Memorial Day weekend to savor as our summer kick-off.   As part of your celebration of the month of May, attend daily prayer, stroll the nature trails, take a personal retreat, or visit the library and do some browsing.   The monastery library recently added the following books to its collection:   …

New books in the library—April 2019

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Enrich your mind and spirit–visit the monastery library! April 2019   As you celebrate Easter and the blossoming of spring foliage be thinking about how you can spread your joy of the season to others.  How about volunteering your time?  See how good it makes you feel.  Come to the monastery and enjoy daily prayer, the nature trails, or stop and browse the library’s many resources.   The monastery library recently added the following books to its collection:   Irwin, Kevin W.  Context and Text.  Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2018. Homrighausen, Jonathan.  Illuminating Justice.  Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2018. Pryce, …

New books in the library—March 2019

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Enrich your mind and spirit—visit the monastery library! March 2019   The month of March usually brings some much needed spring-like weather, which in Wisconsin translates to rain instead of snow.  This year, however, it might be prudent to have both your shovel and your umbrella handy.  So while the weather bounces back and forth between snow and rain, consider visiting the monastery for weekday prayer, spiritual guidance, or attend a program.   The monastery library recently added the following books to its collection:   Irwin, Kevin W.  Context and Text.  Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2018. Homrighausen, Jonathan.  Illuminating Justice.  …

New books in the library—February 2019

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Enrich your mind and spirit—visit the monastery library! February 2019 Even if your New Year’s resolutions have gone by the wayside you can challenge yourself to continue showing goodwill towards family members, neighbors and coworkers. Yes, even the person who cut you off in traffic this morning. Since you’re not spending all that free time at the gym, you can still start the year out right. Come to Holy Wisdom Monastery for daily prayer, to walk the grounds, or reflect with a spiritual guide. We hope to see you soon. The monastery library recently added the following books to its …

New books in the library—January 2019

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Enrich your mind and spirit—visit the monastery library! January 2019   The start of a new year is always a good time to re-evaluate ourselves and our lifestyles.   Do we need to finally go on that diet or find a better way to handle stress or eliminate some of the stress factors in our lives?   For a quiet place to reflect on the year ahead, consider visiting the monastery for weekday prayer, a stroll around the grounds, spiritual guidance, or browsing the library.   The monastery library recently added the following books to its collection:   Berry, Wendell.  …

New books in the library—December 2018

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Enrich your mind and spirit—visit the monastery library! December 2018 Why do we immediately think of gift buying, holiday decorating and parties when we think of December? Is it because we think the only way to celebrate Christmas is with trees and gifts and fancy food? Take time this Advent season to pray, meditate and reflect on what Christmas really is about and why we celebrate it. The monastery library recently added the following books to its collection: Berry, Wendell.  A Small Porch.  Berkeley, CA: Counterpoint, 2016. Chittister, Joan.  A Little Rule for Beginners.  Erie, PA: Benetvision, 2018. Chittister, Joan.  …

New books in the library—November 2018

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Enrich your mind and spirit—visit the monastery library! November 2018 More than 1,500 years ago, Benedict of Nursia wrote the Rule, a guide for living in community. Benedict’s Rule concentrated on hospitality, prayer, community life and how to create balance among these different dimensions of life. The Rule proved to be timeless. It still has something to offer Christian women and men of the 21st century. We hope to see you soon. The monastery library recently added the following books to its collection: Berry, Wendell.  A Small Porch.  Berkeley, CA: Counterpoint, 2016. Chittister, Joan.  A Little Rule for Beginners.  Erie, …

New books in the library—October 2018

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Enrich your mind and spirit—visit the monastery library! October 2018 Prayer, hospitality, and care for the earth are themes that underscore daily life and retreats at Holy Wisdom Monastery.  If you like the sound of that, come to the monastery and participate in a program or arrange a personal retreat or browse the library collections. We hope to see you soon. The monastery library recently added the following books to its collection:   Berry, Wendell.  A Small Porch.  Berkeley, CA: Counterpoint, 2016. Dallmayr, Fred R.  Spiritual Guides.  Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2017. Gafney, Wilda.  Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah.  …