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The Society of the Divine Word is the world’s largest Roman Catholic order of priests and brothers who focus on missionary work. Our membership consistently has grown since our founding in 1875.

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Mailing address: 
Society of the Divine Word Chicago Province
P.O. Box 6038
Techny, IL  60082

1985 Waukegan Rd.
Techny, IL 60082



For more than 100 years, the Divine Word Missionaries have gone to regions far and wide to live among and help those in need. We invite you to stay in touch with what’s happening here and now…

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St. Elizabeth's Mobile Food Pantry October 8, 2015  (3 p.m. - 6 p.m.)
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October 8, 2015

Time:3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Location: St. Elizabeth Church Hall, Chicago, IL-60653

St. Elizabeth, Chicago's oldest African-American parish and second oldest church, supports the city's economically disenfranchised through its Mobile Food Pantry every second Thursday of the month.

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