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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A man of many talents, Father Walter Bracken SVD led retreats, young men in formation, parish communities and a land development project that benefits countless people in the missions.
They say the Irish have the gift of gab. Father James Henry SVD's Irish heritage colored his life and ministry.
When Father Bernard Latus SVD received a call from the Polish Consulate little did he know the impact his kindness would have.
Although a quiet man, Father Paul Nadolny's heartfelt defense of those in need spoke volumes.
This year's Divine Word jubilarians, totally 19, are recognized by the Chicago Catholic.
Father Khien Mai Luu SVD, pastor of Resurrection of Our Lord in St. Louis, will be remembered by those whom he remembered.
Most Rev. Curtis Guillory SVD, bishop emeritus of the Diocese of Beaumont, Texas, ordains Carl Gales SVD and Derek Nguyen SVD at Our Lady of Africa in Chicago.
Father Guilherme Andrino SVD participates in a Lakewood, N.J., ceremony to honor police officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to others.
Divine Word seminarian Boromeo Soe's plan for his Cross-Cultural Training Program were dashed by Covid and a military coup. He pivoted and now serves the St. Joseph the Worker parish in Wheeling, Ill.
Brother Joachim (Marion) Brignac SVD served his entire missionary life in the United States, but he was always thinking about the needs of those overseas.