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Reconciling God, Creation and Humanity

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Lent is a time for a renewal of heart!  As we pray in psalm 51, “Create in me a new heart, O God.”  What does this mean?  For each of us it means conversion, returning to God’s ways. There is always some aspect in our lives in which we are not living fully as God …

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2021 Ministry Grant Applications Now Open

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The 2021 SLW Ministry Grant Applications are now open! Click here to download the 2021 Grant Brochure Click here to download the Grant Application You can also read more about the Grant details below. We, the Sisters of the Living Word, are a community of 46 women religious founded in 1975 and headquartered in Arlington …

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Human Trafficking Awareness Day

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January 11th is Human Trafficking Awareness Day. This document created by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange shares more on human trafficking, a structured prayer calendar, and information on the National Human Trafficking Hotline (888-373-7888). On Saturday, January 23, 2021 a play, The True Cost: Stories of Human Trafficking, will be held from 3:00pm-5:00pm. …

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LCWR Statement in light of the events at the US Capitol on January 6, 2021

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The SLW Congregational Leadership stands in solidarity with LCWR in this statement issued in light of the events at the US Capitol on January 6, 2021. The Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) joins with the world in praying for peace after witnessing the violence and lawlessness yesterday in our nation’s capital. We are deeply …

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Sister Luanne Shares on Volunteering with The Night Ministry

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Remembering the bus that I saw going around the city providing for the needs of the homeless, I decided to see what they might have to offer for volunteering.  The Night Ministry Medicine bus offers medical, legal and housing assistance to the city’s homeless.  I was in the process of “building a new life” after …

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