Tales from the Province Archives

Tales from the Province: Archived feature stories


December 1, 2015
Missionary makes academic rigor in St. Kitts a priority

November 11, 2015
A rich and rewarding vocation story

October 29, 2015
Church restoration leads to community pride in Appalachian town

October 15, 2015
Right man, right time, right place

October 8, 2015
Brother by design

August 18, 2015
God turned Frater Marlon Bobier Vargas's pain into a ministry for others

August 17, 2015
Frater Binh Tran's international perspective, business mindset add color to role as a missionary

August 15, 2015
Life's journey takes Frater Fransiskus Santoso from Indonesia to New York to Iowa and beyond

August 14, 2015
Frater Anthony Thanh Nguyen knows charity in the eye of the storm

August 13, 2015
To see with the heart brings Frater Gerard Akizou Kamina joy

August 12, 2015
Newly professed Divine Word Missionary Peter Do follows a family tradition

August 11, 2015
With great gifts come great responsibilities: The story of Edoh Adolphe Anato SVD

June 25, 2015
Missionary overcomes obstacles through 'grace hidden in the midst of struggles'

May 7, 2015
Father John Hung Le SVD masters the art of transition

April 10, 2015
The quest for knowledge in Chad continues

January 20, 2015
Spreading the Gospel through art


December 18, 2014
Divine Word brother's work in capitals supports immigrants: A Q&A with Brother Roberto Duarte SVD

August 18, 2014
Novitiate gives Frater Tung Son Tran SVD opportunity to delve deeper into the culture of his birth
—and more

August 17, 2014
To immerse his life in the life of the people is Frater Vinh Quoc Nguyen’s goal

August 16, 2014
Growing up in an SVD parish led Frater Toan Quang Nguyen to his current path

August 15, 2014

Individuality, loss and growth mark Frater Lam The Nguyen's novitiate year

August 14, 2014
Frater Thinh Cuong Ngo SVD relishes the 'countercultural' experience he had

August 13, 2014
Newly professed Khanh Minh Ha SVD expresses thanks for hospitality and support

August 12, 2014
Newly professed Minh Anh Dinh SVD shifts focus from business world to the work of God

June 16, 2014
Discovering China's landscape paintings through an art scholar's eyes

March 10, 2014
From fisherman's son to renowned biblical scholar

March 7, 2014
Caribbean District retreat: Renewing the spirit

February 5, 2014
Society of the Divine Word names 2014 Verbum Award honoree


December 16, 2013
The story behind those uniforms

November 11, 2013
Father Felix Eckerman SVD: 'Happy' could be his middle name (but it's not)

September 16, 2013
Brother, sailor and nurse: Brother Mike Decker SVD expands his world

August 13, 2013
Five men profess religious vows, join the Divine Word Missionaries

August 2, 2013
More diner musings

July 29, 2013
From the ground up: Father John Harpel SVD and St. Paul's Technical School

July 12, 2013
Dinner at the Family Diner

July 9, 2013
A blessing for your house

July 5, 2013
Breakfast at the Home Town Diner

June 21, 2013
Songwriting team shines spotlight on the Fatima Apparition

May 25, 2013
Five newly ordained priests exemplify order's diversity

April 11, 2013
Pedals and nets: A Divine Word Missionary's first year as a priest in Papua New Guinea

March 25, 2013
Feeding a hungry world—one video at a time

February 14, 2013
Death and birth marked the night of Ireland's Irish Poplar tragedy

January 29, 2013
A long night's journey into day: The story of Fr. Quang Duc Dinh SVD



November 26, 2012
Like Father, like Father


November 14, 2012
Proclaiming the Good News: A Q&A with Bishop J. Terry Steib SVD

November 2, 2012
Church built in 1924 gets facelift, illustrates hope for the future

October 11, 2012
Eight men commit to life as missionaries

September 10, 2012

Answers came in silence: Seven complete novitiate and profess religious vows

August 14, 2012
St. Elizabeth begins another historic year of education

August 2, 2012
Racial harmony storytelling festival in 10th year, now worldwide

May 11, 2012
Princesses and heroes take the stage as St. Elizabeth School takes 'A Walk through Disney'

May 1, 2012
The Pink Sisters celebrate a special anniversary (and more)

April 10, 2012
Mission Ad Gentes: The Canada-Philippines connection

April 3, 2012
Historic African-American churches break boundaries, celebrate together

April 2, 2012
Looking back but not going back: Chicago's oldest African-American parish celebrates culture, history and each other's talents

March 14, 2012
The Bible comes to life in St. Louis

March 9, 2012
Black history: Up close and personal

March 7, 2012
Of coops and co-ops: Creative collective pecks away at poverty in Jamaica

February 21, 2012
Ecumenical project at St. Anne helps those in need

January 10, 2012
National Endowment for the Humanities awards grant to the Society of the Divine Word archives



October 20, 2011
All for one and one for all: Two men join the ranks of the Society of the Divine Word

October 12, 2011
Hispanic immigrants enliven Canadian churches: A Q&A with Father Nicolas Sengson SVD


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