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June 2019

Oblate Candidates Only Retreat

June 1, 2019
Holy Wisdom Monastery*, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$50

This is a 1-day retreat for oblate candidates only. Cost $50, includes lunch and dinner Location Sun Room in the Retreat and Guest House at Holy Wisdom Monastery Registration Details coming soon

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July 2019

Oblate Anniversary Retreat—open to oblates and candidates only

July 12, 2019 - July 14, 2019
Holy Wisdom Monastery*, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

Celebrating 20 Years: Oblates for the Future Come and celebrate 20 years of our unique oblate community at Holy Wisdom! Let us gather and share our history, our wisdom, our future…and a bit of fun!!! This is our special time to celebrate who we are. Registration Register for the retreat by June 28, 2019. Register for housing at the monastery by June 21, 2019. For oblates and candidates only. Online registration Download registration form Return to: Oblate retreat Holy Wisdom Monastery 4200 County Road…

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September 2019

Benedictine Retreat

September 20, 2019 - September 22, 2019
Holy Wisdom Monastery*, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$135

Contemplation—A Transformative Practice Needed at this Time  led by Nancy Sylvester, IHM Through the lens of the Wisdom tradition, Jesus calls us to transformation—to become fully alive. This call to become our authentic selves is the transformation possible through contemplation. Jesus calls us to see in new ways—to wake up. Through contemplative practice, we develop the capacity to see in new ways which is critically needed if we are to address the injustices we face out of a new consciousness.…

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November 2019

Oblate Contemplative Retreat

November 8, 2019 - November 10, 2019
Holy Wisdom Monastery*, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

Benedictine Stability:  Connection to our corner of earth with The Rev. Heidi Haverkamp A weekend of community in monastic prayer and practice This retreat is open to oblates and oblate candidates only. More details coming soon. Registration Register by October 25, 2019. There is a 50% refund before the October 25, 2019 registration deadline, no refund after the deadline. Register online Download registration form Return to: Oblate Retreat Holy Wisdom Monastery 4200 County Road M Middleton, WI 53562

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December 2019

Reception & Lecture: The Life and Spirituality of Thomas Berry – CANCELLED

December 7, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery*, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$35

This program has been cancelled Join us for an inspiring evening focusing on the Life and Spirituality of Thomas Berry presented by nationally-know speakers Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim. Thomas Berry (1914–2009) was one of the twentieth century’s most profound thinkers. As a cultural historian, he sought a broader perspective on humanity’s relationship to Earth in order to respond to the ecological and social challenges of our times. He began his studies in Western history and religions and expanded…

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March 2020

Song of Our Lives

March 5 @ 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery*, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$75

The Oblate Community presents A Musical Workshop on the Psalms led by Ellen Oak Workshop description This workshop will introduce psalm singing as a spiritual practice. It is designed for those serving as musicians in parishes, as well as for individuals who desire the fullness of life in their prayer. The workshop will explore the diverse and deep gifts of the psalms for “singing the song of our lives” in all times and seasons, investigating a variety of musical styles…

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Oblate Retreat

March 6 @ 3:30 pm - March 8 @ 1:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery*, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

Faith in the Body All that we experience of God in this life is mediated through physicality. Matter is the matrix of grace. This retreat offers an invitation to further welcome and nurture the love of God which has made a home in our flesh and blood on this living earth. Through simple experiments in breath, movement, stillness and singing, and incorporating reflections on Scripture, the Rule of Benedict and the gleanings of contemporary neuroscience, we will open ourselves to…

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A Day Away – Listen

March 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery*, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$70

A Day Away to Listen to the Earth "Listen" is the first word in the Rule of Benedict. St. Benedict begins by urging us to listen with the ear of our heart. This day of retreat will turn our listening hearts to the earth, our common home. We will tune our hearts and deepen our listening to the earth through silence, contemplative prayer, group prayer, contemplative dialogue and direct encounter with the land at Holy Wisdom Monastery. This is a…

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May 2020

POSTPONED – Cosmology and Consciousness: In Search of the Whole

May 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery*, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$85

The new science today tells us that nature is an undivided whole, a deep interconnectedness of dynamic life. We humans are part of nature, yet we have become divided into isolated parts struggling for existence. What role does religion play in the quest for wholeness? Is Christianity a religion of wholeness or not? Why has technology assumed the role of religion in our age? We will explore these questions and others through the lens of Teilhard de Chardin, as we…

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June 2020

Postponed – Oblate Retreat

June 12 @ 3:30 pm - June 14 @ 1:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery*, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

Promise Weekend with Heather Schmidt More details coming

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