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April 2018

Contemplative Movie Night: With One Voice

April 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$18

“With One Voice brings together mystics from fourteen different spiritual traditions to share their perspectives on the unifying truth that transcends all religions. In this documentary, these awakened teachers address profound questions about life and love, the existence of God, the path to spiritual awakening and the way to true peace in the world. Through their words and compelling presence, they ask us to look within our hearts and listen deeply, so we too can join the conversation and speak With…

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May 2018

Sacred Citizenship

May 1 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$35

Sacred Citizenship:  The Connection between Politics and Spirituality Holy Wisdom Monastery is hosting a series of programs (April 10, May 1, October 9, October 30, 2018) designed to explore the interface between politics and the spiritual convictions that undergird our commitment to peace, justice and equality. Regardless of whether or not we identify ourselves with a particular religious tradition, being a person of faith in today’s politically divisive climate means honoring our responsibilities to one another, the environment, our country…

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Seeing the Sacred: Exploring Personal Images of the Divine

May 22 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, repeating until May 22, 2018

Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$110

Using a combination of visual images, short readings and reflection, participants will create their own unique collaged images of aspects of the Divine and their relationship with the Divine. Relationships and images of the Divine to be explored are Source; Self—an Aspect of the Divine; and Nature—Revealer of God. Each session expands on the previous session allowing an ever deeper "Seeing of the Sacred." Those who attend will have the opportunity to gain more knowledge and experience of their own spirituality. They will be…

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June 2018

Experience Benedictine Life at the Monastery

June 1 @ 5:00 pm - June 3 @ 11:30 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$80

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…

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Women of the Bible: More than Biography—Exploring the Archetypes

June 5 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$98

Drawing on images of women in the Bible, painted, sculpted, drawn and sketched across 2,000 years of history, John Buscemi reveals surprising and powerful insights into how the lives and accounts of Biblical women have been “hidden in plain sight”. We have not seen what is really there. Uniting scriptural text with images and a wealth of theological insight, John Buscemi offers participants an opportunity to pursue more deeply an exciting vision and understanding of biblical and contemporary women and men within a theology of wholeness. Leader:…

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July 2018

A Weekend Away

July 28 @ 10:00 am - July 29 @ 12:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$100

A spiritual retreat for women Experience Benedictine hospitality as you connect with God, self and others Share your faith journey with other women and the sisters. Join the sisters in prayer and contemplative Scripture reading. Walk on our nature trails. Spend time in personal reflection and journaling. Attend a Christian worship service rich with tradition that reflects 21st century values and is open to all. Find renewal in our beautiful setting. Our religious community of Benedictine sisters—Catholic and Protestant women…

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August 2018

Group Spiritual Direction: An Introduction and Exploration

August 23 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 9:00am on Thursday, repeating until August 23, 2018

Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$110

Whether you are new to group spiritual direction or wish to explore it further, this series of mornings is an introduction to group spiritual direction as prayer. Intended for people who want to explore their relationship with God, learn from listening deeply to others, and hold one another for the purpose of grounding and growth in Love. Each session will end with a reflection time. Silence will be threaded throughout each morning. Leaders: Carla Peterson is a member of Spiritual…

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Experience Benedictine Life at the Monastery

August 25 @ 10:00 am - August 26 @ 12:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$100

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…

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Early Autumn Contemplative Movie Night: Eastern Mystics, Discovering the Sacred in the Ordinary

August 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$18

“In every generation there are people who reach out beyond the cultural and religious boundaries of their time, and even beyond the limits of their own thoughts, searching for answers to life’s deepest mysteries. We call these seekers mystics.  In this groundbreaking documentary, well-known mystics from the Buddhist, Hindu, Advaita, and Taoist traditions discuss their own awakening experiences, the nature of mysticism, religious tolerance, love and compassion, spiritual practices . . . They exhort us to discover The Sacred in the…

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Thoughts, Tools and Lectio Divina: A Daily Pathway to Communicating with God

August 31 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until August 31, 2018

Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$125

Based on Benedictine Sister Mary Margaret Funk’s “Matters” series of books, we will explore various kinds of afflictive thoughts that lead us into difficulties and learn spiritual tools that help us counter those thoughts. Lectio Divina and a variant, sustained lectio, are important tools on the pathway to communication with the Holy One. Listening deeply to the Divine within, we can come to see that our whole life is the practice of sustained lectio. Across the six classes we will…

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