Oblate retreat (open to the public)

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Benedict for Baby Boomers: Aging Gracefully in the Footsteps of St. Benedict led by Trisha Day The Rule of St. Benedict is filled with timeless wisdom and practical insights for people regardless of how old they are. Nevertheless, it’s worth paying attention to what Benedict has to say about the “elders” of the monastery, pointing out that they are to be respected for the wisdom they have acquired. Unfortunately, those of us who live in our own fast paced, youth oriented culture can easily lose sight of that kind of wisdom because it’s often drowned out by trends, priorities and …

Experience Benedictine Life at the Monastery

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Are you a single, Christian woman, ages 24-50, without dependent children and interested in living in a monastery? This retreat is for you! Share a weekend with other women who are exploring their spiritual journey and seeking greater meaning in life Work, pray, eat and talk together with Benedictine sisters Learn how life in a monastery develops skills for personal, spiritual growth and community living Find renewal in our beautiful setting Learn about Benedictine Sojourners, an extended, 6-month community living opportunity at Holy Wisdom Monastery Ask questions and leave with a full heart Learn more and apply by following this link

Experience Benedictine Life at the Monastery

Car McGinley Leave a Comment

Are you a single, Christian woman, ages 24-50, without dependent children and interested in living in a monastery? This retreat is for you! Share a weekend with other women who are exploring their spiritual journey and seeking greater meaning in life Work, pray, eat and talk together with Benedictine sisters Learn how life in a monastery develops skills for personal, spiritual growth and community living Find renewal in our beautiful setting Learn about Benedictine Sojourners, an extended, 6-month community living opportunity at Holy Wisdom Monastery Ask questions and leave with a full heart Learn more and apply by following this link

Experience Benedictine Life at the Monastery

Car McGinley Leave a Comment

Are you a single, Christian woman, ages 24-50, without dependent children and interested in the Benedictine Sojourner program? This retreat is for you! Share a weekend with other women who are exploring their spiritual journey and seeking greater meaning in life Work, pray, eat and talk together with Benedictine sisters Learn how life in a monastery develops skills for personal, spiritual growth and community living Find renewal in our beautiful setting Learn about Benedictine Sojourners, an extended, 6-month community living opportunity at Holy Wisdom Monastery Ask questions and leave with a full heart This program is sponsored by Holy Wisdom Monastery Learn …

Holy Week: A Time to Retreat

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This retreat provides Christian women the opportunity to participate in the liturgies of Holy Week with the sisters of Holy Wisdom Monastery. Participants share in conversation with the sisters reflecting on themes of the week and their own life stories. Participants will consider the various ways that new life, new imagination, new vision can arise from dead ends, and chaos. In addition to the liturgies and meals with the community, the days include ample silence and solitude along with time for individual and group reflection. Facilitator Sister Lynne Smith, OSB has been a sister at Holy Wisdom Monastery since 2000. Prior to entering the …

Discernment and the Spiritual Life: Prayer, Mindfulness, and Community

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In the midst of life’s mysteries and difficulties, the process of sorting through our feelings, experiences, and choices can be challenging. How do we make those choices? What is discernment? How is discernment practiced within the spiritual life? Gaining insights from such stories as Jesus’ temptation in the Gospel of Luke and others, we will explore these questions as we experience the process of discernment through lectio divina (divine reading), contemplative prayer, community, and mindfulness. Lunch is included. Dr. Andre B. Heuer  D. Min. LICSW has supported and challenged individuals for 40 years as a psychotherapist, educator, and pastoral minister working …