Living our intention

Lynne Smith, OSBLiving in Community, Sunday Assembly Leave a Comment

“Ceremony focuses attention so that attention becomes intention. If you stand together and profess a thing before your community, it holds you accountable.” Robin Wall Kimmerer, Braiding Sweetgrass, p. 249. On July 15, 2018, we celebrated the first profession of Denise West as a sister at Holy Wisdom Monastery during the Eucharist on Sunday morning. Denise has been with us about three years, and this is the next step in making a commitment to community life with the sisters at Holy Wisdom. Benedictines are good at ceremony; we call it liturgy or ritual. In the profession ritual, Denise stood before …

First Monastic Profession of Denise West

Car McGinley Leave a Comment

The Benedictine Sisters of Holy Wisdom Monastery invite you to celebrate a Eucharistic liturgy and First Monastic Profession of Denise West on Sunday, July 15, 2018 at 9:00 am in the assembly room at Holy Wisdom Monastery. There will be a lunch following the worship service. Please RSVP by July 1, 2018, Sunday Assembly members may sign up after Sunday Assembly. Oblates who are attending the July retreat will be included in the meal unless you opt out of Sunday. Everyone else, please register online. No gifts, donations are always welcomed. RSVP online