Buying a $50 (3 for $100) ticket supports the Sisters of the Living Word’s mission and also puts you into a drawing for the Grand prize of $7,000, second prize of $2,000 and third and fourth prizes of $500 each.
The 2017 Grand Raffle proceeds directly support our mission in:
• Education – Montessori, Special Needs, Religious Education, and Human Trafficking
• Social Services – Shelter Service Housing for the homeless, Employee Assistance, and Pastoral Care
• Advocacy for Immigrants/Refugees – in Collaboration with the Interfaith Committee for Detained Immigrants, and Brothers & Sisters
of Immigrants in Illinois
• Racial Harmony – Bridge the Black/White Divide Conversations
• Care of Earth – Coastal Preservation in Louisiana
Please join the Sisters of the Living Word and their Associates for a Summer Fest featuring the Banjo Buddies, ice cream social, face painting and the drawing of the Grand Raffle winners at the Living Word Center.
Join the Sisters of the Living Word and Associates for an Afternoon Tea which will include a short presentation at the end of the tea by Luanne Wilhelm, SLW on Human Trafficking and prayer at the Living Word Center, Arlington Heights, IL.
Praise the God of Our Journey The sun streamed down on the sisters Saturday, July 1 at St. Thomas of Villanova Parish in Palatine, Illinois as they celebrated their Jubilees. Celebrating were Sr. Genevieve Shea, Sr. John Boegeman, Sr. Joanne Fedewa, Sr. Julia Stump, Sr. Elaine Tworek, and …
As Jesus was sent by the Father in the power of the Spirit, so we are sent as Sisters of the Living Word. We reflect and affirm the Word in the World, the Word, who continually frees the oppressed and gives new life. (SLW Mission Statement)
The Sisters of the Living Word are collaborating with the Viatorians to help settle a Syrian refugee family. More than 250,000 people have died in the Syrian civil war, and more than 6 million have fled as refugees.How Can I Help?
The Sisters of the Living Word (SLW) along with the Illinois Commission on Diversity and Human Relations (ICDHR) have partnered to bring leaders in the Northwest Suburbs together for discussions on race, Bridging the Black/White Divide.Learn More
Rooted in the Word, We are impelled to be God’s language, Transforming the world we lean into life’s unfolding revelation.
We advocate passionately for the voiceless, risking uncharted paths. We listen in contemplative silence, attending to the call of
Simplicity and presence. We weave a network of connections among diverse peoples and in dissonant situations. (SLW Vision Statement)
Eileen Geimer, SLW,
Marlene Geimer, SLW,
Sharon Glumb, SLW,
Barbara Mass, SLW,