Please join us on Sunday, April 26, 2020 at Chevy Chase Country Club for the 5th Annual Jazz Brunch. Proceeds from this event will support the efforts of the Sisters of the Living Word toward justice in the areas of immigration, racism and care of Earth. The event will include a Silent Auction, Gift Card Raffles and more.
A Collaborative Experience With Bitter Jester Studios
Continuation of OutWord interview
On Saturday, November 16 Chioma Ahanihu, SLW and Margie Mei, Director of Mission Advancement, attended the 61st Annual Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards. The SLW video "We are the Sisters of the Living Word" had received two Emmy nominations for photography and lighting. On Saturday night, the video and …
The Illinois Commission on Diversity & Human Relations (ICDHR) is hosting a workshop on Implicit Bias on December 11, 2019 from 8 a.m. until noon at the Marriott Hotel in Hoffman Estates facilitated by Dr. Destiny Peery. The cost is $50. To register please email …
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)
Rosaria Schlechter, SLW
Rest in Peace
February 15, 1930 – November 13, 2019
Wake at Resurrection Life Center, 7370 W Talcott Ave, Chicago, IL 60631 on Monday, November 18 at 1:00 PM
Funeral Mass on Tuesday, November 19 with visitation at 9 AM and Mass at 10 AM at St. Thomas of Villanova, 1201 E Anderson Dr, Palatine, IL 60074