2018 Sisters of the Living Word Advent Books may be ordered now through October 2. They will be mailed or may be picked up at the Center in early November. Please add a last name for each book ordered – that is a required field – the last name can be yours and repeated as many times as necessary.
By helping to underwrite the SLW Video for 2019 your name will appear in the credits. The video will focus on the mission of SLW. Thank you!
Please join the SLW, Associates and Friends for a Founder’s Day SummerFest on Sunday, August 19 from 1:00 until 4:00 at the Living Word Center. The Banjo Buddies will perform from 1:30 until 3:30, hotdogs, chips and ice cream bars will be served, and Kathleen Heer, SLW, will be face-painting.
Read first Travelogue post below: Sister Donna and Sister Brigid Zambia Trip
Approximately 800 sister leaders from the Leadership Conference of Women Religious gather Aug. 10 on the steps of the Old Courthouse in downtown St. Louis after reaffirming a 2016 resolution against racism as part of their 2018 annual assembly. The Old Courthouse was the site …
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)
Participation in immigration activities among Sisters of the Living Word began in earnest around 2008 when the Congregation committed itself to active involvement in the social justice issues surrounding immigration.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)
“Well done, my good and faithful servant. Since you were faithful in small matters, I will give you great responsibilities. Come, share your master’s joy.” Matthew 25:23