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Holy Wisdom Monastery*

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4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
608-836-1631 http://www.holywisdommonastery.org

April 2020

Sunday Assembly

April 5 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until December 27, 2020

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

Experience inclusive, ecumenical worship at Sunday Assembly Each Sunday, we gather for worship as a community. Through scripture readings, prayer and sharing the Bread of Life around a common table, we respond to Jesus’ invitation, “Do this in memory of me.” Our Assembly shares concern for social justice and peace; we embrace works of charity and care for the earth. For example, we serve dinner at Luke House, a community meal program, on the second Tuesday of the month and donations…

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Sunday Assembly Childcare Ministry

April 5 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until January 3, 2021

An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until January 17, 2021

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

We are happy to announce that we will be offering a childcare ministry, typically on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month, during the Sunday Assembly liturgy. Adult care takers and teenage helpers will provide care for infants and toddlers in the hospitality room.

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POSTPONED – Estate Planning Seminar

April 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery*, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Children’s Liturgy of the Word

April 12 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 13, 2020

An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 27, 2020

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

All ages are welcome to participate—little ones with a parent, and older students as readers and helpers with the teachers. Children’s Liturgy of the Word is usually scheduled on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month. Students are dismissed from worship to hear and learn about the scripture readings at their level. The children return later in the liturgy to receive communion.

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Social Justice Group

April 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 13, 2020

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

The Social Justice Group shares information on many concerns: prison reform, immigration, health care, racism, hunger, poverty, and others.  The focus is to identify ways we can help and support others to be restored to equality and wholeness.  Meetings will be after worship on the second Sunday of the month and we welcome all who are interested to attend. 

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POSTPONED – Art Exhibit: Opening Reception

April 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery*, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
Free

The Flowers are Burning: An Art and Climate Justice Project by MK Neumann and HR Klebesadel Spring art exhibit opening reception April 16, 2020 | 5:00-8:00 pm This spring, Holy Wisdom Monastery presents a combined celebration of the opening of the spring art exhibit and the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, featuring The Flowers are Burning: An Art and Climate Justice Project, by Mary Kay Neumann and Helen R. Klebesadel. This extraordinary event is scheduled for Thursday, April 16, 2020…

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Kids on the Prairie

April 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

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

At Holy Wisdom Monastery we are blessed with acres of natural habitat lovingly restored. The monastery grounds support a diversity of plant and animal species which give us many opportunities to learn about God’s wonderful work in Creation. The Benedictine value of care for the earth is fundamental to our existence. We want to share this value with all the communities of Holy Wisdom, including our children and youth. To help children gain an appreciation for the natural world and…

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Hospitality Sunday and Car Pool Sunday

April 26 @ 9:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day Last of the month, repeating until January 31, 2021

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

Hospitality Sunday is the last Sunday of the month. All are encouraged to bring food to share.  It is also a time for the Sunday Assembly community to meet and get to know other members and visitors. Carpool Sunday: gift your neighbors and Mother Earth by sharing a ride.

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POSPONED – The Climate Crisis and Eco-spirituality

April 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery*, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$40

Join the Sacred Citizenship Group and the Friends of Wisdom Prairie for a dinner and lecture on The Climate Crisis and Eco-spirituality led by David Barnhill and Daniel Vimont. Dr. Daniel Vimont will provide up-to-date scientific information about climate change. He will also speak to the need to look beyond simple economics to broader social issues in addressing the problem, as Pope Francis suggested in his encyclical, Laudato si. Daniel is the director of the Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at…

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May 2020

POSTPONED – Sights and Sounds of Spring Tour

May 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery*, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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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

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 2018 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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Wisdom Explorers

June 14 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery*, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

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July 2020

ECCSR immersion

July 10 @ 1:00 pm - July 20 @ 1:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery*, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

Immersion experiences for the Ecumenical Center for Clergy Spiritual Renewal (ECCSR) The cohort of 19 clergy will live and learn together from July 10 – July 20, 2020 and from January 22-27, 2021. The program includes participation in the rhythms of the Monastery’s prayers, as well as group time for learning and sharing how to experience renewal for their service to congregations.   To learn more, visit: https://benedictinewomen.org/eccsr/eccsr-program/

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September 2020

Oblate Retreat

September 18 @ 3:30 pm - September 20 @ 1:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery*, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

Simplicity and Minimalism led by Kyle Kramer Kyle Kramer is the Executive Director of the Passionist Earth and Spirit Center. More details coming

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Prairie Rhapsody

September 24 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery*, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

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January 2021

ECCSR immersion

January 22, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - January 27, 2021 @ 1:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery*, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

Immersion experiences for the Ecumenical Center for Clergy Spiritual Renewal (ECCSR) The cohort of 19 clergy will live and learn together from July 10 – July 20, 2020 and from January 22-27, 2021. The program includes participation in the rhythms of the Monastery’s prayers, as well as group time for learning and sharing how to experience renewal for their service to congregations.   To learn more, visit: https://benedictinewomen.org/eccsr/eccsr-program/

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Holy Wisdom Monastery
4200 County Road M
Middleton WI 53562
608-836-1631, x100
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