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All are welcome at Holy Wisdom Monastery

The doors of our monastery are open to a variety of communities, groups of people who take inspiration from Benedictine monastic spirituality. We call this our Community of Communities. Would you consider joining one of these communities today?

Benedictine Sisters

Benedictine sisters form the heart of this ecumenical monastic community. We seek God through a life following the Gospel and the Rule of Benedict. Community members live, pray and work together and we welcome other single Christian women to explore life with us. Our life together as Benedictine sisters provides the foundation for all other communities of the monastery.

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Women and men, young and old, form an inclusive community which gathers for ecumenical worship at the monastery Sundays at 9:00 am.

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Oblates of
Holy Wisdom

Women and men from varied faith backgrounds learn about Benedictine spirituality and apply this knowledge in their personal lives.

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Friends of
Wisdom Prairie

Friends support caring for the earth through volunteering, donating and learning. They also attend tours, lectures, outings and workdays.

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Center for
Clergy Renewal

Renewal for mid and early-career pastors through the gifts of Benedictine monastic community and spirituality.

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