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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With immigration top-of-mind, Divine Word Father vănThanh Nguyễn's new book, "What Does the Bible Say About Strangers, Immigrants and Refugees," delivers wisdom for the ages. We had a chance to talk with him the book, who inspires him and his own experience as a refugee.
Father Lawrence Nemer SVD was known to generations as a Church historian who made the past come alive. He taught future scholars on three continents.
On May 22, Bishop Robert Casey ordained Divine Word Fathers Edoh Adolphe Anato, Akizou Gerard Kamina, Fransiskus Santoso, Hai Ngoc Pham and Minh Anh Dinh. We invite you to learn more about them.
Father Minh Anh Dinh exercises diplomacy with the skill of an ambassador and the heart of a servant.
Despite success in business, Father Hai Ngoc Pham SVD knew that God was calling him in a different direction.
Father Fransiskus Santoso SVD has hundreds of Paraguayan phone numbers recorded in his contact list. They do not remain idle.
Under Father Akizou Gerard Kamina SVD's easy-going demeanor is the serious desire to bridge the distance between peoples of differing beliefs and backgrounds.
Father Edoh Adolphe Anato SVD possesses a quiet inner strength, which he uses judiciously. Not only was he born to be a leader, he was born into a leadership role. On Saturday, Bishop Robert Casey of Chicago presided at the priestly ordination of Father Anato and four of his confreres. We invite you to get to know him.
The musical team of lyricist James Liebner SVD and composer Aurelio Porfiri have done it again. Their newest work, "Look All Around You," celebrates the life of Blessed Mary of the Passion, founder of the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary.
Father Victorin Oussoï SVD reflects on the true meaning of freedom in his latest contribution to "Just Words and Divine Word Action."