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 include December 30, January 27, February 24, March 31 and April TBD. Registration is not necessary; however, you may do so if you wish.
Join the Sisters of the Living Word as they host the Purple Shirts at the Living Word Center for an afternoon of Inspirational Love. Professional performances of written works… live at the Living Word Center while having your Just Desserts (sweet table). Free will offering. Registration is necessary please.
On December 2 the Metairie Associates had their Advent Gathering at St. Edward’s Pastoral Center. Sr. Janet Franklin, CSJ, a spiritual director and speaker, led the day’s reflections. We had a special bond with her since she went to St. Raphael’s School in New Orleans …
END OF YEAR GREETING FROM THE WEST TEXAS ASSOCIATES…as we look forward to the New Year 2019. “Stand at the crossroads and look, ask for the ancient paths. Which was the good way? Take it and you will find rest for yourselves.” Jeremiah 6:10 On December 28 …
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)
For Sr. Mary Ann Grausam’s obituary please click HERE