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Holy Wisdom Monastery

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4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
www.holywisdommonastery.org

January 2020

Daily prayer

January 19
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until February 29, 2020

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

All are welcome to join the sisters in daily prayer: 7:35 am-7:55 am: Centering Prayer (Tuesday-Saturday) 8:00 am-8:30 am: Morning Prayer (Every day) 11:45 am-12:00 pm: Midday Prayer (Tuesday-Friday); Mondays (Mid-May through August only) 4:00 pm: Lectio Divina (Saturday); in the Formation office area (on the lower level of the monastery building) 4:30 pm-4:55 pm: Evening Prayer (Tuesday-Sunday); Mondays (Mid-May through August only) 4:55 pm-5:15 pm: Centering Prayer (Tuesday-Friday)

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Sunday Assembly

January 19 @ 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

January 19 @ 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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Kids on the Prairie

January 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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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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ECCSR Immersion

January 24 - January 29
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 June 21 – July 1, 2019 and from January 24-29, 2020. 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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Hospitality Sunday and Car Pool Sunday

January 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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Children’s Liturgy of the Word

January 26 @ 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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February 2020

Friends of Wisdom Prairie Luncheon Lecture

February 4 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

Owls of Wisconsin with Sylvia Marek Join the Friends of Wisdom Prairie for lunch and lecture about owls. Naturalist Sylvia Marek will talk with us about the Owls of Wisconsin. With her extraordinary knowledge and many wonderful photographs she will inform us about these birds of the night, and the important role they play in the ecosystems where they live. Speaker Sylvia Marek is a highly trained and experienced naturalist. She works for the University of Wisconsin Arboretum and is a…

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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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Friends of Wisdom Prairie Dinner Lecture

March 25 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

Rivers and Drifts with Darrel Morrison More details comings  

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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

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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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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August 2020

Summer Stewards

August 3 - August 9
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$150

A 7 day living experience at Holy Wisdom Monastery for single women ages 18-35 Experience: Community living & prayer Live, work and pray with the Benedictine sisters at Holy Wisdom Monastery for 7 days this summer. Restoration Learn about prairie and oak savanna restoration with local experts and practice these techniques.  Garden to table living Grow and harvest vegetables on the grounds of the monastery and help prepare meals from the produce.  Spiritual practices Use spiritual practice during your stay,…

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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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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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