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  • up Where in the Divine Word World Experts Guide Obituaries 2016 In memoriam 2015 In memoriam 2014 In memoriam 2013 In memoriam 2012 In memoriam 2011 In memoriam 2010 In memoriam 2009 In memoriam 2008 In memoriam 2007 In memoriam 2006 In memoriam 2005 Resources Photo Gallery Photo Gallery Archives Free Downloads Protect Our Children Robert M Myers Archives Research Guidelines Holdings Plan a Visit Other Websites Members Intranet Member Documents Member Directories Member Education Characteristic Dimensions Southern District of St Arnold Appalachian District Canada District Caribbean District Midwest District New Jersey District Southern District of St Arnold Sacred Heart Memphis St John Memphis St Joseph Memphis Resurrection of Our Lord St Louis St Nicholas St Louis Southern District of St Arnold History We accepted our first parish in Missouri in 1926 Located in North St Louis we have provided pastoral and social care for the economically disenfranchised in the area for more than eight decades In the new millennium our role in the middle of the United States grew in leaps and bounds In 2002 we assumed more responsibilities in Memphis Tenn where one of our own Divine Word Missionaries is bishop In accordance with our mission we minister

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  • Granby Peace and Justice Communications Retreat Centers and the Biblical Apostolate The Biblical Center for Divine Word Missionaries Granby Province of Quebec Canada 1019 Cowie St P O Box 518 Granby QC J2G 8E9 CANADA In 1949 the Society of the Divine Word opened the Biblical Center for Divine Word Missionaries About 60 kilometers 37 miles east of Montréal the center provides a quiet setting for spiritual reflection personal enrichment quality family time and focused organizational meetings Intimate in size the center has a home like feel For people who are looking for spiritual activities we offer biblical courses group reflection sessions St Ignatius exercises in daily life and private and guided retreats For more information about the Biblical Center and what we have to offer call 450 378 7732 or click here Miramar Retreat Center Duxbury Mass 121 Parks St P O Box M Duxbury MA 02331 UNITED STATES of AMERICA In 1922 the Society of the Divine Word purchased the 27 acres that have become Miramar Our first order of business was to start a high school for young men who were thinking about religious life In 1945 we bought additional land and a country home which we converted into the Miramar Retreat Center Today we offer a variety of retreats for people of all ages vocations and spiritual needs Miramar is located in the town of Duxbury about 35 miles 56 kilometers south of Boston and is easily accessible by car bus or commuter train For more information about the grounds accommodations and retreats call 781 585 2460 or click here Techny Towers Conference and Retreat Center Techny Ill 2001 Waukegan Rd P O Box 176 Techny IL 60082 UNITED STATES of AMERICA Where the Vatican has St Peter s Cathedral the Society of the Divine Word

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  • In memoriam 2007 In memoriam 2006 In memoriam 2005 Resources Photo Gallery Photo Gallery Archives Free Downloads Protect Our Children Robert M Myers Archives Research Guidelines Holdings Plan a Visit Other Websites Members Intranet Member Documents Member Directories Member Education Characteristic Dimensions Peace and Justice Retreat Centers and the Biblical Apostolate Peace and Justice Communications Peace and Justice Eighth Day Center for Justice Chicago Ill In 1974 a handful of religious congregations founded the Eighth Day Center for Justice to proactively and non violently stand against oppression and discrimination Today 42 congregations comprise the center s membership We are one of seven sponsoring members The staff which includes lay men and women sisters brothers and priests works within a context of prayer and on behalf of people of all beliefs They focus on ending war racism exploitation of the poor and damage to the environment The organization s regular events include public prayer for immigrants at detention centers and a learning opportunity called the Urban Plunge The Urban Plunge is a seven day immersion experience that exposes participants to the plight of the less fortunate During the week they explore many social issues including homelessness exploitive lending the prison system and public housing Each Lent the center also sponsors the Good Friday Walk for Justice During the event walkers stop at Chicago sites that call to mind the suffering of the disenfranchised and powerless in today s world While considering current injustices they also reflect upon the Roman Catholic Stations of the Cross The Eighth Day Center for Justice collaborates with other non profit organizations and functions as a consultant to the United Nations Economic and Social Council VIVAT International New York NY Our missionaries live among and care for people in 71 countries which means we are in a

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  • in the News Missionaries in the News Archives Tales from the Province Videos E newsletter sign up Where in the Divine Word World Experts Guide Obituaries 2016 In memoriam 2015 In memoriam 2014 In memoriam 2013 In memoriam 2012 In memoriam 2011 In memoriam 2010 In memoriam 2009 In memoriam 2008 In memoriam 2007 In memoriam 2006 In memoriam 2005 Resources Photo Gallery Photo Gallery Archives Free Downloads Protect Our Children Robert M Myers Archives Research Guidelines Holdings Plan a Visit Other Websites Members Intranet Member Documents Member Directories Member Education Characteristic Dimensions Communications Retreat Centers and the Biblical Apostolate Peace and Justice Communications Communications For decades Angels Studio a ministry of the Society of the Divine Word s Chicago Province has developed and supported programs and resources to promote ethnic equality and understanding among the races Founded by Divine Word Missionary priest Derek Simons and based in Chicago the independent production house has won numerous broadcasting awards As technology has changed so have the ways that Angels Studio has used it to communicate its message of racial harmony In partnership with professional storytellers and diversity educators Angels Studio created RaceBridges and its related projects RaceBridges a non sectarian multimedia

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  • in the News Missionaries in the News Archives Tales from the Province Videos E newsletter sign up Where in the Divine Word World Experts Guide Obituaries 2016 In memoriam 2015 In memoriam 2014 In memoriam 2013 In memoriam 2012 In memoriam 2011 In memoriam 2010 In memoriam 2009 In memoriam 2008 In memoriam 2007 In memoriam 2006 In memoriam 2005 Resources Photo Gallery Photo Gallery Archives Free Downloads Protect Our Children Robert M Myers Archives Research Guidelines Holdings Plan a Visit Other Websites Members Intranet Member Documents Member Directories Member Education Characteristic Dimensions Hispanic Ministry and Residence Hispanic Ministry and Residence Verbe Divin Granby Divine Word Missionaries have had a presence in Canada since 1948 and at the request of Bishop François Lapierre we committed ourselves to the spiritual care of Hispanic immigrants in the Diocese of Saint Hyacinthe in 2005 In this capacity we work throughout the diocese and in conjunction with parishes where Hispanic ministries are established Many of the immigrants who come to the Diocèse of Saint Hyacinthe make the journey either to escape political persecution in their country of origin or to work in agriculture Others come in hopes of finding better economic conditions and a small number have been detained because of drug related arrests and convictions In Hispanic ministry our outreach is as varied as the people we serve We are prison chaplains who offer pastoral counseling to inmates And among the general population we participate in liturgies and provide pastoral care in existing parishes To attend to their temporal needs we organize French language courses and work with farm owners and farm owners associations to enhance communication and the employment conditions of the migrant workers In addition to the pastoral care of immigrants some of us who live at Residence Verbe Divin also

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  • Tales from the Province Videos E newsletter sign up Where in the Divine Word World Experts Guide Obituaries 2016 In memoriam 2015 In memoriam 2014 In memoriam 2013 In memoriam 2012 In memoriam 2011 In memoriam 2010 In memoriam 2009 In memoriam 2008 In memoriam 2007 In memoriam 2006 In memoriam 2005 Resources Photo Gallery Photo Gallery Archives Free Downloads Protect Our Children Robert M Myers Archives Research Guidelines Holdings Plan a Visit Other Websites Members Intranet Member Documents Member Directories Member Education Characteristic Dimensions Ministries in Antigua Ministries in Antigua Hispanic ministry Antigua is home to an estimated 6 000 immigrants from the Dominican Republic Many of them have left their homeland to reunite with family find better economic opportunities and start new lives Unfortunately the dream of a better life is not guaranteed Often language barriers and limited education stand as obstacles to their finding work Through the Hispanic Community Project the Divine Word Missionaries reach out to those who are new to the island as well as those who have lived in Antigua for some time We organize English classes help them find low priced apartments provide pastoral and spiritual care offer Catholic formation and education and help them to hold onto their family values and culture The Divine Word priest who is responsible for Hispanic ministry throughout the Diocese of Saint John s Basseterre also serves as assistant pastor of Holy Family Cathedral in Antigua Communications ministry Although the Diocese of Saint John s Basseterre is comprised of several islands Antigua and Barbuda Anguilla the British Virgin Islands Montserrat and St Kitts and Nevis the faith communities on these islands are united by Catholic radio and the diocesan newspaper In 2006 we established an FM radio station Operating 24 7 Catholic Radio 89 7 can be

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  • Events SVD Partners in Mission Inspiration SVD Alumni Association Newsletters Upcoming Events Past Events Houses of Formation Alumni Advisory Board Alumni Directory Alumni Items Other SVD Sites Contact the SVD Alumni Association Vocations Divine Word Novitiate Divine Word Theologate Support Our Work News Calendar of Events Press Releases Press Release Archives Missionaries in the News Missionaries in the News Archives Tales from the Province Videos E newsletter sign up Where in the Divine Word World Experts Guide Obituaries 2016 In memoriam 2015 In memoriam 2014 In memoriam 2013 In memoriam 2012 In memoriam 2011 In memoriam 2010 In memoriam 2009 In memoriam 2008 In memoriam 2007 In memoriam 2006 In memoriam 2005 Resources Photo Gallery Photo Gallery Archives Free Downloads Protect Our Children Robert M Myers Archives Research Guidelines Holdings Plan a Visit Other Websites Members Intranet Member Documents Member Directories Member Education Characteristic Dimensions African American Ministry in Indianapolis African American Ministry The Bowman Francis Ministry Team organizes retreats leadership conferences and revivals for African American youth Based on West African rituals the team has developed a rite of passage that speaks especially to that population They also have created catechetical programs Based in Indianapolis the team has traveled

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  • of the Diocese of Memphis The Multicultural Ministries staff works with these groups to plan and evaluate pastoral goals and activities For more information about the Department of Multicultural Ministry in the Diocese of Memphis call 901 722 4760 Hispanic Ministry Memphis The Divine Word Missionaries in the Diocese of Memphis inform and assist the Hispanic people of Western Tennessee We let people know about the works and services of the diocese as well as organize and deliver retreats cultural training and Encuentro a gathering that is part academic conference and part performance festival We also serve as advisors to Bishop Steib In this capacity we communicate the needs of Hispanics within the geographical boundaries of the diocese For more information about Hispanic ministry in Memphis contact the Divine Word Missionaries at 901 605 3952 Hispanic Ministry Divine Word Missionaries 1325 Jefferson Ave Memphis TN 38104 Korean Ministry Memphis For more information about Korean ministry in Memphis contact the Divine Word Missionaries at 901 743 4551 Korean Ministry Divine Word Missionaries c o Our Lady of Perpetual Help 8151 Poplar Ave Germantown TN 38138 Polish Ministry Memphis The Divine Word Polish Ministry in Memphis is based at St John For a Mass schedule click here For more information about the Polish ministry in Memphis contact the Divine Word Missionaries at 901 743 4551 Polish Ministry c o St John 2742 Lamar Ave Memphis TN 38114 St Peter Manor St Peter Villa Memphis The Divine Word Missionaries fulfill the chaplaincy needs of two care facilities that are affiliated with the Diocese of Memphis As chaplains we provide pastoral care and emotional support to the residents of St Peter Manor and St Peter Villa and their families Dedicated in 1978 St Peter Manor is an assisted living community for people with financial

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