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Missionary, educator contributed to building independent Ghana

Father Vincent Burke SVD spent almost half a century in Ghana, building the education system and the spirits of Ghanaian students. His impact leaves a lasting impression on his protégés and the nation that he loved. » Continue Reading

Intercultural leadership naturally fits with religious congregation

Catholic Theological Union Professor Emeritus Stephen Bevans SVD recently addressed the topic and put a new twist on it by emphasizing intercultural leadership at a gathering of Divine Word local superiors. » Continue Reading

Discussing the immigrant experience with Bishop David O'Connell

On September 27, Catholics from the Diocese of Trenton gathered at St. Anthony Claret in Lakewood, N.J., to meet with Bishop David M. O'Connell CM and talk about life as an immigrant. He wanted to hear their stories and learn how the local Catholic community can share their journeys. » Continue Reading

Five pledge their lives to the Society of the Divine Word

On Sept. 16, five remarkable young men professed perpetual vows in the Chapel of the Holy Spirit at Techny. Fraters Raymond Asagdem Akumbilim SVD, Tuan Khoi Hoang SVD, Viet Quoc Hoang SVD, Benjamin Binh Quang Le SVD and Truong Thong Le SVD professed the vows of poverty, chastity and obedience and pledged to live as lifelong Divine Word Missionaries. » Continue Reading