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January 2020

Jesus and Buddha: Friends in Conversation

January 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 4, 2020

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

This six-part series will explore how Buddhism might help Christians answer questions about what they really believe regarding the nature and existence of God, the role of Jesus as Son of God and Savior, life-after-death, prayer and spirituality and healing the world. It will be based on Paul Knitter’s book, Without Buddha I Could Not Be a Christian. Meetings will consist of input from Paul Knitter, group discussions and meditations. Facilitators Paul Knitter – Member of Holy Wisdom Sunday Assembly; practicing Buddhist and local…

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March 2020

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

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

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Evolutionary Consciousness and the Human Spirit

March 18 @ 11:45 am - 1:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

In these two presentations, we will take a long loving look at who the human species is and who we can need to become in this 21st century as the Universe evolves. Our intent in the presentations and conversations is to awaken our consciousness more fully to all that humankind is. March 18, 2020     Part 1    Who Is This Species Named Homo Sapiens? We will look anew at how the emergence of Homo Sapiens two hundred thousand years ago…

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Evolutionary Consciousness and the Human Spirit

March 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

In these two presentations, we will take a long loving look at who the human species is and who we can need to become in this 21st century as the Universe evolves. Our intent in the presentations and conversations is to awaken our consciousness more fully to all that humankind is. March 18, 2020     Part 1    Who Is This Species Named Homo Sapiens? We will look anew at how the emergence of Homo Sapiens two hundred thousand years ago…

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April 2020

Evolutionary Consciousness and the Human Spirit

April 1 @ 11:45 am - 1:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

In these two presentations, we will take a long loving look at who the human species is and who we can need to become in this 21st century as the Universe evolves. Our intent in the presentations and conversations is to awaken our consciousness more fully to all that humankind is. March 18, 2020     Part 1    Who Is This Species Named Homo Sapiens? We will look anew at how the emergence of Homo Sapiens two hundred thousand years ago…

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Evolutionary Consciousness and the Human Spirit

April 1 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

In these two presentations, we will take a long loving look at who the human species is and who we can need to become in this 21st century as the Universe evolves. Our intent in the presentations and conversations is to awaken our consciousness more fully to all that humankind is. March 18, 2020     Part 1    Who Is This Species Named Homo Sapiens? We will look anew at how the emergence of Homo Sapiens two hundred thousand years ago…

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May 2020

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

Led by Ilia Delio Ilia Delio, OSF, PhD is a Franciscan Sister of Washington, DC and American theologian specializing in the area of science and religion, with interests in evolution, physics and neuroscience and the import of these for theology. More details coming

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June 2020

Awakening to Unconditional Love and Compassion

June 3 - June 7
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$375

Awakening to Unconditional Love and Compassion: A 5-Day Compassion Meditation Retreat with Lama John Makransky, PhD Lama John Makransky, who led the Benedictine Retreat at Holy Wisdom Monastery in 2016 with Paul Knitter and Sister Lynne Smith, OSB, is coming back to Madison to teach a 5-day silent retreat. In this retreat, we will explore ways of accessing our innate awareness of unconditional love and compassion through practices adapted from Tibetan Buddhism. By participating in an empowering field of loving…

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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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