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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Paris to Pittsburgh – Free Screening at LWC @ Living Word Center
Jul 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
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Founder’s Day SummerFest @ Living Word Center
Aug 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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Please join the SLW, Associates and Friends for a Founder’s Day SummerFest on Sunday, August 11 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 will be served. Fun for the whole family.

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The Summer Gospels, Part III @ Living Word Center
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
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Memorial Mass @ Living Word Center
Nov 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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We remember all who have gone before us especially in the past year. Please join the Sisters of the Living Word and their Associates and friends for a Memorial Mass on Sunday, November 3 at 2:00 p.m. at the Living Word Center.

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Advent Prayer Service @ Living Word Center
Dec 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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You are invited to join the Sisters of the Living Word and their Associates for an Advent Prayer Service on Sunday, December 1 at 2:00 p.m. at the Living Word Center.

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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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