By helping to underwrite the SLW Video for 2019 your name will appear in the credits. The video will focus on the mission of SLW. Thank you!
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.
It rained and rained, more rain than we had ever seen in our lifetimes. Then it kept raining every day, but that did not stop the volunteers from coming from all over the Midwest. They left the comfort of their homes to dig muck and …
Recently I have become more conscious of the significance of our title, “Sisters of the Living Word” and its connection with Mary. While every Christian by reason of her baptism is the “mother” of Christ in the hearts of others, our role is even more …
View Chicago Catholic article here regarding the making of the SLW video.
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