Nourish Your Spirit in the Sisters’ Community at Holy Wisdom Monastery

Follow your spiritual path and find your true calling with the Benedictine Women of Madison

Do you long for peace, prayer and community? Do you need freedom to reflect on your life’s purpose and deepen your spiritual practice? Are you feeling called, but don’t yet have clarity on what this call is or how you can answer it? 

We are here to walk the path of discovery and discernment with you, with the singular goal of helping you live your most authentic life.

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Ground Yourself in the Monastic Rhythm of Life on the Prairie

We welcome women of any Christian denomination to enjoy quiet contemplation in nature and the heart-centered joy of our inclusive, open-minded sisters’ community, the Benedictine Women of Madison at Holy Wisdom Monastery. 

Leave the burdens of your busy life behind and experience the beautiful sanctuary of our 130 acres of restored prairie, woodlands, oak savanna and glacial lake.

Let Our Community Embrace and Celebrate You

At Holy Wisdom Monastery, we delight in providing hospitality, building community and caring for the earth. Seek God as your most authentic self, grounded by the warm embrace and care of the sisters.

Release the stress of emotional labor by joining in communal meals. Enjoy space to listen, breathe and explore within a deeply connected, joyful community of progressive, God-seeking women.

Begin Your Journey with Us

Experiencing life at Holy Wisdom Monastery can give you a deeper understanding of yourself and your heart’s desires. We encourage you to begin contemplation and exploration:

Discover your true calling from a place of fulfillment and wholeness.