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In the news

July 26, 2017
Thank you for your service

The Chicago Catholic recognizes those who have devoted their lives to serving God, including 11 Divine Word Missionaries.

October 20, 2016
Black Catholic men celebrate faith

Black Catholic men from around the nation gather to celebrate their identity and faith. The Catholic Herald of Milwaukee captured the spirit of the annual National Black Catholic Men's Conference, organized by the Society of the Divine Word's Bowman Francis Ministry.

September 4, 2016
GTA throng celebrates Mother Teresa's sainthood

Father Carlos Macatangga SVD and Cristo Rei parish in Mississauga, Ontario, celebrated the canonization of Mother Teresa of Calcutta. They were joined by Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila, president of Caritas International, as well as the Toronto-based consul generals of India, Albania and the Philippines. The Toronto Star captured the event in words and pictures.

August 21, 2016
Check these off your Catholic bucket list

The Chapel of the Holy Spirit in Techny Towers Conference and Retreat Center made the Catholic New World bucket list.

August 5, 2016
A slow recovery in Richwood

Divine Word Father Quy Ngoc Dang and Holy Family parish in Richwood, West Virginia, are working to restore parts of Appalachia that were devastated by floods in June. Recently, Bishop Michael Bransfield of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston visited Richwood to see the damage and recovery efforts with his own eyes.

February 22, 2016
New center will celebrate consecrated life

The Center for the Study of Consecrated life at Catholic Theological Union will delve into interculturalism and other aspects of religious life that bring hope to the world.

January 13, 2016
Three cultures at St. Patrick thrive in faith sharing 'Why Catholic?'

Intercultural St. Patrick parish in Fort Wayne, Ind., is the subject of this article in Today's Catholic News. The article focuses on "Why Catholic," a program introduced to the parish by Divine Word Father Andrew Thu Pham.

January 10, 2016
Making mercy our mission
In this commentary that appeared in Dubuque's The Witness, Divine Word Father Adam MacDonald reflects upon the meaning of mercy and a person who inspires him through example, Superior General Heinz Kulüke.


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