Press Releases

December 20, 2019


Contact: Theresa Carson
(847) 412-1606

Divine Word Missionaries invite all to celebrate the holidays

Techny, Ill. — Techny Towers Conference and Retreat Center invites all to celebrate Christmas and New Year’s Masses in the Chapel of the Holy Spirit.

This year’s holiday Mass schedule is:
Tuesday, Dec. 24 – 12 a.m. Midnight Mass
Wednesday, Dec. 25 – 10 a.m.
Wednesday, Jan. 1 – 10 a.m.

Techny Towers is a ministry of the Society of the Divine Word, the world’s largest congregation of Catholic brothers and priests focused on missionary work. With an emphasis on intercultural living, Society of the Divine Word welcomes and offers hospitality to all people.

Annually in the chapel, the missionaries celebrate profession of vows to the religious congregation and ordination to the priesthood. In addition to liturgical celebrations, Techny Towers offers meeting space and services for non-profit organizations from across the country, as well as groups gathering for retreats.

Mass is celebrated at the Chapel of the Holy Spirit each Sunday at 10 a.m. and Monday through Thursday at 5 p.m. For directions to the center, the Mass schedule or upcoming retreats, please call (847) 272-1100.

Techny Towers Conference and Retreat Center is located at 2001 Waukegan Rd., Techny (Northbrook), Ill.

For 143 years, the Society of the Divine Word has served the poor and marginalized of the world. Today, more than 6,000 Divine Word Missionaries tend to the spiritual and social needs of people in 80 countries.