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Our Mission

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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MANY FACES, ONE ORDER


Our founder, St. Arnold Janssen, once said, "To proclaim the Good News is the first and greatest act of love of neighbor."

Across three different centuries, we have endeavored to follow his example by becoming a part of the communities in which we live and serve—by learning their languages, adopting their customs, and making parts of their culture our own.

As a group, we cherish our multi-cultural heritage and respect the diversity of others. We seek out those people who are in need, such as the poor, the marginalized, immigrants and refugees.

We invite you to learn more about the Divine Word Missionaries of the Chicago Province, the Society of the Divine Word’s largest province in North America.




To reach us, click here to be directed to a list of office, department and ministry sites.

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

Location:
1985 Waukegan Rd.
Techny, IL 60082

 

 NEWS

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…

In the News

Home page new Holy Week schedule April 15 2014
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Holy Week schedule
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In Memoriam


Home page in memoriam Br Dennis Newton April 10 2014Brother Dennis Newton, SVD
1951-2014
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Home page in memoriam Fr John Shevlin April 10 2014Father John Shevlin, SVD
1935-2014
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CALENDAR

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Miramar Retreat Center's First Fridays in 2014 May 2, 2014  (10 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Event details
May 2, 2014

Time:10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Miramar Retreat Center, Duxbury, MA-02331


Join Father Robert Mallonee, SVD, for a few hours of reflection and prayer, focusing on different aspects of Jesus.
 
Miramar Retreat Center's First Fridays in 2014 June 6, 2014  (10 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Event details
June 6, 2014

Time:10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Miramar Retreat Center, Duxbury, MA-02331


Join Father Robert Mallonee, SVD, for a few hours of reflection and prayer, focusing on different aspects of Jesus.
 
Miramar Retreat Center's First Fridays in 2014 July 4, 2014  (10 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Event details
July 4, 2014

Time:10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Miramar Retreat Center, Duxbury, MA-02331


Join Father Robert Mallonee, SVD, for a few hours of reflection and prayer, focusing on different aspects of Jesus.
 


 
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