We’re a community of women religious who advocate for the homeless, immigrants, the environment, anti-racism, and victims of human trafficking.

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On Care for Our Common Home: Laudato Si @ Living Word Center
Feb 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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You are cordially invited to attend a monthly series: On Care for Our Common Home, Laudato SI: The Encyclical Letter of Pope Francis on the Environment.  The series, being led by Colette Fahrner, SLW,  from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Lounge at the Living Word Center. Series dates Future dates include March 31 and April TBD. Registration is not necessary; however, you may do so if you wish.

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7th Annual Day at the Races @ New Orleans Fairgrounds
Mar 10 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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Join the Sisters of the Living Word, Associates and friends at the 7th Annual Day at the Races on Sunday, March 10, 2019 at noon at the New Orleans Fairgrounds.

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SLW Outreach Project Good Shepherd School NOLA @ Good Shepherd School
Mar 11 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
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4th Annual Jazz Brunch @ Chevy Chase Country Club
Apr 28 @ 11:30 am – 3:00 pm

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Join the Sisters of the Living Word, Associates and friends for the 4th Annual Jazz Brunch on Sunday, April 28 at 11:30 a.m. at Chevy Chase Country Club, 1000 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Wheeling, IL.

 

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Peace, Justice & Care of Earth

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)

Immigration: 21st Century

Immigration: 21st Century

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.

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Bridging the Black/White Divide

Bridging the Black/White Divide

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.

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Outreach Projects

Outreach Projects

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)

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In Memoriam

For Sr. Mary Ann Grausam’s obituary please click HERE