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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Sometimes our faith journey can feel as long as a marathon, especially during Lent. Divine Word Deacon Marlon Bobier Vargas compares his experience of running a marathon to the the biblical encounter between Zacchaeus and Jesus.
In the depth of winter, Divine Word seminarian Jorge Zetino offers his reflections as he adjusts to a land where he's learning the language. As we approach Ash Wednesday, he ponders the meaning of silence.
Divine Word Father Stephan Brown joins rappers Salú, oMeG, John Levi and Nico Santana in planning the Catholic Hip Hop for the Homeless Benefit Concert. You can help!
The Toledo Blade spotlights Northwestern Ohio's Legacy Project and highlights the contributions of hte Society of the Divine Word to African-American community.
Divine Word Father Chester Smith, a missionary priest for more than 30 years, has guided a generation of African-American Catholic men. In a Q&A with Director of Public and Media Relations Theresa Carson, he talks about the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the impact of the National Black Catholic Men’s Conference.
What would Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. tell us if he were alive today? Divine Word Father Charles Smith encourages Catholics in Columbus, Ohio, to ponder that question.
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.