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Worship schedule for Holy Week & Easter Sunday
Plan now to join us for Holy Week Services & Liturgy of the Hours Prayer. All are welcome.
- In person at Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M, Middleton, WI in the Monastery assembly room
- Online at https://holywisdommonastery.org/monastery-without-walls/streaming/
April 2, 2023 — Palm Sunday
Service at 9:00 am
The Blessing of Palms & Procession begins our Sunday Assembly Eucharist. The Passion reading of the Gospel of Matthew is proclaimed.
April 6, 2023 — Holy Thursday
Social at 5:00 pm, Service at 6:00 pm
We gather to share the Word, serve each other in the washing of feet and share in the Eucharist. Our collection will assist local food pantries. The liturgy concludes with time for silent prayer.
April 7, 2023 — Good Friday
Service at 3:00 pm
All gather in silence. The liturgy features the Passion of John. With simple chant, the cross is brought into the midst of the community. Through the veneration of the cross and prayers of intercession, we respond to the Passion of Jesus.
April 8, 2023 — Easter Vigil
Service at 7:00 pm, followed by social & hors d’oeuvres
We gather to hear the stories of salvation history. The liturgy continues with the lighting of the new fire and the Easter candle. The Exsultet is sung followed by the Liturgy of the Word, culminating in the great “Alleluia” and the Easter Gospel. The Easter water is blessed, then all join in the profession of faith. The Liturgy of the Eucharist follows.
April 9, 2023 — Easter Sunday
9:00 am Eucharist, followed by coffee and conversation
The day of resurrection continues the joy of the Vigil. We proclaim the Risen Christ in scripture, song, baptismal renewal and Eucharist.
For more information about any of our Holy Week prayer and worship services, contact Lynn Lemberger at firstname.lastname@example.org or 608-836-1631, x138.Virtual Holy Week & Easter Services
Print 2023 Holy Week Schedule
Liturgy of the Hours
for April 2-8, 2023
The daily prayer of the monastic community is open to the public. Prayer takes place in the Monastery oratory at the following times:
Centering Prayer 7:35 am Tuesday through Saturday, 4:55 pm Tuesday & Wednesday
Morning Prayer 8:00 am Tuesday through Saturday
Midday Prayer 11:45 am Tuesday through Saturday
Evening Prayer 4:30 pm Sunday, Tuesday & Wednesday