Upcoming Events

Feb
28
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Educational Outreach Louisiana 2020 @ St. Edward the Confessor
Feb 28 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm

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Please join the Sisters of the Living Word and their Associates and friends for an Outreach event on Friday, February 28 at 9:30 a.m. at St. Edward the Confessor (4921 W. Metairie) that will focus on Free Indeed, an organization that helps those trafficked – mainly children and teenagers. Following the Free Indeed presentation Judge Joy Cossich Lobrano, ASLW will talk about taking part in recent symposiums at the Vatican that also focused on trafficking and other social issues. Complimentary lunch is included.

Feb
29
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8th Day at the Races @ New Orleans Fair Grounds
Feb 29 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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Please join the Sisters of the Living Word and their Associates for a Day at the Races at the New Orleans Fair Grounds in the Black Gold Room on Saturday, February 29 at noon. This event is commemorating the life of Sr. Lynda Rink, SLW (1944-2010).

May
7
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Birdies for Charity fundraiser 2020
May 7 @ 12:00 am – Jul 1 @ 11:45 pm

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We, the Sisters of the Living Word, are participating in John Deere’s BIRDIES FOR CHARITY for the third year and invite your support!

BIRDIES FOR CHARITY is a fundraiser held in conjunction with the John Deere Classic PGA Golf Tournament (July 6-12). Each one-time flat donation or pledge benefits the Sisters of the Living Word plus John Deere will match up to 10%. Pledges/donations are due by July 1.

Special note as of May 28, 2020:  Birdies for Charity will continue but the actual event is being cancelled.  See press release here.

The proceeds from this fundraiser will support the forward-moving partnership we have created with the Wisconsin Religious Collaborative to ensure the ongoing efforts of our own ministries as well as our ongoing advocacy in several areas of social justice – homelessness, immigration, anti-human trafficking and care of creation.  We will also be giving special attention to those living in poverty who are being greatly affected by Covid-19. 

Thank you for your consideration of support!

Aug
9
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Founder’s Day/SummerFest @ Living Word Center
Aug 9 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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Please join the SLW, Associates and Friends for a Founder’s Day/SummerFest on Sunday, August 9 from 1:00 until 4:00 at the Living Word Center. The Banjo Buddies will perform from 1:30 until 3:30, hotdogs, brats, chips, watermelon and ice cream will be served. Face painting. Fun for the whole family.

Oct
4
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5th Annual Jazz Brunch @ Chevy Chase Country Club
Oct 4 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm

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The new date for the Jazz Brunch is Sunday, October 4, 2020 at Chevy Chase Country Club. The brunch will include light jazz, a silent auction, gift card raffle, award presentations and more. The proceeds will support the efforts of the Sisters of the Living Word toward justice in the areas of immigration, racism and care of Earth.