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

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Bible Study on Matthew’s Gospel @ Living Word Center
Oct 29 @ 9:30 am – Dec 3 @ 10:45 am

Bible Study on Matthew’s Gospel will be given by Joanne Grib, SLW on October 29 and November 5, 12, 19 from 9:30 – 10:45 a.m. at the Living Word Center.  The book you will need is The Gospel According To Matthew by Barbara E. Reid (available on Amazon.com).  Contact Joanne Grib, SLW at joannegrib@gmail.com or 847-909-5204 to register.

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SLW Memorial Mass 2018
Nov 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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Join the Sisters of the Living Word, Associates, and Friends at their annual Memorial Mass at the Living Word Center. Once you register online please email mmei@slw.org with names of loved ones to remember at this Mass.

 

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Companions on the Journey Prayer Service @ Living Word Center
Nov 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

To register for this prayer experience on the communion of saints led by Barbara Mass, SLW please email her at bmass329@gmail.com or call the Center at 847-577-5972.

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On Care for Our Common Home: Laudato Si @ Living Word Center
Nov 25 @ 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, begins on Sunday, October 21, 2018 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Lounge at the Living Word Center. Series dates include November 25, December 30, January 27, February 24, March 31 and April TBD. Registration is not necessary; however, you may do so if you wish.

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Giving Tuesday 2018
Nov 27 @ 12:00 am – 11:45 pm

Giving Tuesday is a Social Media fundraising day! Please show your support for the Sisters of the Living Word. Donate here. Thank you!

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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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