What makes a modern-day hero? Self-sacrifice, courage, being true to one’s values. Those are qualities that are displayed every day by Divine Word Missionaries.
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The Society of the Divine Word has a long history of solidarity with peoples who have been oppressed and marginalized because of racism. We remain committed to caring for the marginalized and join in remembering the remarkable Christian example of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
We celebrate a special day today, the feast of St. Arnold Janssen, founder of the Society of the Divine Word. St. Arnold pray for us and all who strive to do God's will as you did.
Father Felix Eckerman SVD joyfully served the missions in India for more than 50 years and the Holy Spirit Missionary Sisters in St. Louis for another five. In honor of his 100th birthday, we recall his 72 years as a Divine Word Missionary priest.
Teamwork in Jamaica makes it possible for Catholics on two-thirds of the island to receive a spiritual tool in 2020.
Make your plans now to spend time with God this holiday season. The Society of the Divine Word opens the doors to the exquisite Holy Spirit Chapel to you!
No matter how busy he was, Divine Word Father John Fincutter always made time for others.
Wishing you and yours a holiday filled with gratitude and blessings!
As we begin the liturgical new year and the holiday season, novice Joseph Huy Nguyen reflects on what it means to have meaningful knowledge.
After four decades in the Philippines, Divine Word Father Andrew Biller continued the missionary ministry in St. Louis.
After a childhood of great responsibility and a young adulthood of searching, Divine Word Deacon Marlon Bobier Vargas found the authentic life. We invite you to read his reflection on the three religious vows that he recently professed.