Throwback Thursday: Foundress in the Holy Land

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For today’s Throwback Thursday post, we focus on the foundress of the Sisters of the Living Word, Sister Annamarie Cook. In 1977, members of the newly founded congregation showed their appreciation to Sister Annamarie by presenting her with a trip to the Holy Land. Sister Annamarie and Sister Dolores Pfannes took the trip together in 1978 […]

Sr. Mary Imelda Fischer, SLW, Rest in Peace

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Sr. Mary Imelda Fischer, SLW, died peacefully on Wednesday, September 16, 2015.  There will be a visitation and funeral on Monday, September 21 at St. James Catholic Church in Arlington Heights.  The visitation will be begin at 10:00 a.m. followed by the funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m.  

Throwback Thursday: Founding a New Community

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To help celebrate the Sisters of the Living Word's 40th anniversary, the archives is starting a series of Throwback Thursday posts. Every Thursday we will post photos, documents, and other material relating to SLW history. Today's inaugural post features a photo from one of the Masses celebrated as the order was organized in meetings held […]