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January 9, 2020

Living History Day was a huge success. Thirty-five 6th graders from Christian Heritage Academy came the the Techny Residence this morning to hear all about The Divine Word Missionaries. They toured 8 countries that were represented, learning about different languages,...

December 18, 2019

Every Christmas the Techny residents donate to a local ministry. This year they chose Exodus World Services, a refugee ministry that help resettle refugees in Chicago-mainly the Rogers Park area. We had a speaker come today and explain...

December 11, 2019

Fr. Ray Lennon and Novice Ryan Agbim spoke at Glenbrook North High School today. They were invited to share their experiences of religious life to the World Religions classes. The students had great questions for them!

November 14, 2019

We had a lot of fun with the Techny residents while playing Halloween Bingo. The men kicked off the night putting on funny hats. Laughter was a big part of the evening!

October 15, 2019

We have started a new book for our book discussion class.  We will engage in, "The Joy of the Gospel" by Pope Francis.  We have ten SVD's that are attending and so far we have all loved the first chapter!

September 12, 2019

Fr. Joe Detig and Fr. Jack Farley are enjoying hazelnut coffee and muffins at the Chicago Botanic Gardens.  We have a wonderful volunteer, Marilee, that joins us once a week.  With the Chicago weather being unpredictable, we take advantage of beautiful days whenever we...

August 27, 2019

Eighteen Divine Word Missionaries and staff enjoyed a beautiful day in Chicago on the Architecture Boat Tour.

An expertly trained docent volunteer led the river cruise, sharing fascinating stories behind more than 50 buildings along the Chicago River. We heard how Chica...

August 21, 2019

We’ve started a new book for our book discussion class this week. The men enjoy reading a variety of authors and this month they picked “The Prodigal God” by Rev. Tim Keller. We have 14 attendees that share in rich discussion every Monday morning.

July 11, 2019

Fr. Heiar and Br. Joachim enjoyed a beautiful morning at Wagner Farm.  This special place is right in the middle of the Chicago suburbs.  It is a working and teaching farm full of sheep, pigs, dairy and beef cows, chickens and horses.  They also have an ice cream shop...

June 27, 2019

Our book discussion class is starting Tim Keller's book, The Prodigal Prophet. We have 12 men attending. I think it's the best book we have done so far. There is much to learn in the story of Jonah!

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