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‘Advent & The O Antiphons,’ The Holy Wisdom Podcast

Brooke Moriarty Living in Community, Podcast, Prayer & Worship Leave a Comment

Want to be the first to hear every new episode? Click here to sign up for email notifications! December summons feelings of tradition and familiarity for many of us. In some faiths, this includes the preparation for Christmas known as Advent, and the singing of the O Antiphons. In this episode, we have Sister Lynne Smith and Holy Wisdom Monastery’s own Director of Worship and Music, Lynn Lemberger. Join us to learn about these traditions and how we might be able to honor their meanings in our own lives. Where to Listen? You can listen to The Holy Wisdom Podcast at any …

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‘Becoming Ecumenical: Bringing Christians Together,’ The Holy Wisdom Podcast

Brooke Moriarty Community of Benedict, Living in Community, Monastic Life, Podcast 1 Comment

Ecumenism is defined as “the principle or aim of promoting unity among the world’s Christian Churches.” Led by this strive for unity, Holy Wisdom Monastery has long been welcoming people of a variety of denominations and religions. Therefore, it made sense to sit down for a deeper look with the women who have led us here. Thus, this first episode of The Holy Wisdom Podcast features Sister Mary David Walgenbach and Sister Joanne Kollasch. They begin by sharing their early memories of meeting people from other denominations. Then, they regale some of the early stories that led to the monastery …

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Premiering: The Holy Wisdom Podcast!

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Next week, November 4, 2020, our newest virtual adventure begins: episode one of The Holy Wisdom Podcast will premiere! When I first got hired to manage social media for the sisters, I knew very little about their story or of the many communities of Holy Wisdom Monastery. As a result, I had a lot to learn. One of the questions I asked on my first day of work was “So, I was under the impression that monks and monasteries were for men, not women; why is this place called a monastery even though it has sisters?” Apparently, it’s a common …