Earth & Soul, an Evening with John Philip Newell

Holy Wisdom Monastery 4200 County Road M, Middleton, WI

Holy Wisdom Monastery is excited to offer Earth & Soul, an Evening with John Philip Newell. Together we’ll explore the beauty of earth-based spirituality and how it can help us see the divine in all of creation while we deepen our spiritual connection with God.  

$50
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Sunday Assembly worship

Holy Wisdom Monastery 4200 County Road M, Middleton, WI

All are welcome! Join our Sunday Assembly and worship with us at 9:00 am at Holy Wisdom Monastery. Sunday Assembly is a unique worshiping community. Influenced by the Benedictine spirit and tradition, we welcome all to worship with us. We embrace unity around an open communion table, in fullness of equality for all people, and we pray together in inclusive language that draws from the best of the Christian tradition. Members of Sunday Assembly seek God in prayer and worship, community building, social justice practices, ecumenical hospitality and care for the earth consistent with the vision and mission of Holy ...

Living & Dying Series (postponed)

Holy Wisdom Monastery 4200 County Road M, Middleton, WI

Estate Planning and Legal Issues Postponed Due to Speaker Availability.  Click below to learn about the next Living & Dying Series event on June 26, 2022.        

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Centering Prayer Group

Holy Wisdom Monastery 4200 County Road M, Middleton, WI

Two centering prayer groups meet on alternating Wednesday nights, 7:00-8:00 pm, in the retreat and guest house, room 10. Both incorporate a short reading and time for silent prayer or meditation. 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month:  includes a short walking meditation in between periods of seated meditation 2nd, 4th and 5th Wednesdays of the month:  includes brief shared responses to the reading Attendance varies from 4 to 14, depending on the night, and all are welcome in both groups. Participants share these affirmations for this opportunity of engaging in centering prayer with others: We feel the presence of the Holy One even more ...

Holy Wisdom Monastery Orientation Series

Holy Wisdom Monastery 4200 County Road M, Middleton, WI

Family, Outreach and Social Justice Ministries Pastoral care, social justice, new members, children and families, climate, hospitality, Luke House, MOSES, Kids on the Prairie – all of these ministries provide for the varied spiritual and educational needs of children, youth and adults. Meet some of our leaders and learn about opportunities to benefit from and participate more fully in the life of the Sunday Assembly community.          

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Climate Change Workshop

Holy Wisdom Monastery 4200 County Road M, Middleton, WI

How do you respond to climate change which is changing our world in ways that will affect every living being? What informs your choices? These are important questions that each of us face. That is why the Sunday Assembly Climate Action team is organizing Zoom presentations with local experts who can share realistic choices with us. June 12: Transportation The Superintendent of Fleet Services for Madison, Mahanth Joishy, will be sharing How transportation affects climate change Alternatives for fossil fuel transportation, and information on the BRT (Bus Rapid Transit) Changes  we can make in our own lifestyles regarding transportation Electric vehicles ...

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Awakening to Unconditional Wisdom and Compassion

Holy Wisdom Monastery 4200 County Road M, Middleton, WI

Lama John Makransky, who led the Benedictine retreat at Holy Wisdom in 2016 with Paul Knitter and Sister Lynne Smith, OSB, is coming back to Madison to teach a 5-day silent retreat. Lama John will be joined by one of his teaching partners, Dr. Paul Condon, a Buddhist practitioner and social psychologist who draws on psychology to help people deepen their meditation experience.        

$375

Living & Dying Series

Holy Wisdom Monastery 4200 County Road M, Middleton, WI

Planning Your Funeral Sunday, Jun. 26 at 11:00 am Cremation or casket burial? Why deny yourself the privilege of making your own testimony of faith at the time of your death? A clergy member will discuss how to plan for a Christian funeral and memorial service.        

ECCSR immersion

Holy Wisdom Monastery 4200 County Road M, Middleton, WI

Summer Stewards

Holy Wisdom Monastery 4200 County Road M, Middleton, WI

Are you looking for a meaningful summer experience that connects your faith with care for the earth? Be a Summer Steward at Holy Wisdom Monastery for 7 days. The program includes prairie and oak savanna restoration, vegetable gardening, reading and discussion around eco-spirituality and the Rule of Benedict, practicing contemplative prayer, and sharing your life story with others – all this while living in community on the monastery grounds.  We are an ecumenical community and encourage single women of any denomination to apply. July 18-24, 2022 (ages 18-35) Aug. 15-21, 2022 (ages 30-45)    

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Holy Wisdom Monastery
4200 County Road M
Middleton WI 53562
608-836-1631, x100
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