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February 14, 2019

The Techny residents woke up to a special St. Valentine’s Day. They were surprised to find balloons in the hall and Valentine bags hanging on their door. They were filled with beautiful cookies made by the Techny kitchen staff and an uplifting message. Our hope is that...

January 22, 2019

The Techny Residence is always full of things to do.  Today we had our monthly lunch outing.  Chinese food is frequently requested and so we went to one of the town's best Chinese restaurants- Tongs.  We were not disappointed.  Pictured is Fr. Bob Mertes, Fr. Jim Henry...

January 10, 2019

“Living History Day” has become a great event at the Techny residence. Nineteen Jr. high students from Christian Heritage Academy came and interviewed the SVDs on their mission work. The interview tables were set up representing eight countries the priests had served i...

January 9, 2019

The last few days have been busy at the Techny Residence.  Yesterday we had a marvelous magician that had the men memorized.  Today we had 3rd graders from Christian Heritage Academy sing in our chapel.  Everyone that came to see the children were blessed beyond measur...

December 18, 2018

The Techny residents went on their annual Christmas outing this weekend. We were able to get tickets to the Chicago Symphony’s Christmas concert. It was nothing short of spectacular!

December 13, 2018

We had our annual Christmas party today for the retired SVDs who don’t get to go out as often as the more active residents. It was a huge success. The novices even came and led us in songs!

December 13, 2018

There is nothing better than to let the residents at Techny know that they are a gift to everyone around them.  One of the ways we show this is by having the employees decorate their doors like a gift during the Christmas season.   This year the employees used The 12 D...

December 12, 2018

Every year the Techny SVDs work on a Christmas project and this year we were able to fill gift bags for the parents who bring their kids to Sunshine Gospel Ministries. Sunshine’s mission is to seek the renewal of Chicago through ministries of discipleship, mercy and ju...

November 8, 2018

Halloween Bingo was so much fun!  The Sisters of the Holy Spirit joined in and many wore great hats getting a lot of laughs!

November 7, 2018

The Divine Word retirees have started a new book discussion class and also a new DVD lecture.  Both have been very enriching to the members!

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