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.
Stay informed of what’s happening within and around the Chicago Province through our press releases, feature stories and notices of Divine Word Missionaries in the news.
Everything step in Divine Word Father Paulus Rahmat's missionary life has led to this moment and his share in the leadership of VIVAT International, a Divine Word founded NGO.
As five Chicago parishes unify to become one, the Divine Word Missionaries continue a tradition of serving predominantly African-American parishes.
We celebrate six new members who professed vows with the Society of the Divine Word. We invite you to get to know them!
The polylinguistic Baruch Zinsou was moved by the example of missionaries in his hometown in Africa. We invite you to get to know him.
When newly professed SVD Tu Nguyen feels anxious over making decisions, he find comfort in God's guiding hand.
While serving in the Air Force, Sam Lollar was invited by a chaplain to journey with him into an Ecuadoran rain forest. From that encounter, the young man knew where he was meant to be.
For Wisvel Joseph, a regular day in college turned into a life-altering event.
Newly professed Divine Word Missionary Joubert Felix looks forward to serving those most in need.
Michelet Boncoeur of Haiti becomes one of the six newest professed Divine Word Missionaries. We invite you to learn more about him.
Mrs. Maggie Bessette is awarded the 2021 Verbum Award for extraordinary service to the Society of the Divine Word-Chicago Province.