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  • Our new Zonal Coordinator

    Marcelo Cattanéo svd, is our new Zonal Coordinator PANAM and share with us his experience of the recent meeting of Provincials and Formators of the South & Andina subzones. We have also the agenda for the next Panam meetings. Read More
  • Waking Up the World

    To celebrate the religious vocation and to mark its importance for the church, Pope Francis has declared the year 2015 as the Year of Consecrated Life, starting in November 21, 2014 and concluding on February 2, 2016. Read More
  • The excitement around the Chinese New Year

    In few American cities is Chinese New Year’s celebrated with the panache that it is in San Francisco, and Chinese Catholics and friends continued that tradition – the Catholic way – at St. Mary’s Cathedral. Our confrere, Peter Zhai, SVD, director of Chinese Ministry for the Archdiocese of San Francisco, explains to us. Read More
  • SVD meeting of sub'40 confreres in ARS

    It was held on July 14 to 16, 2015 in the SSpSAP convent of Divine Love in Cordoba, Argentine. Eleven confreres participated, being accompanied by the provincial José Luis Corral, svd and the Jesuit Juan Carlos Juárez, sj. Read More
  • Meeting of Coordinators of the Andean subzone

    From May 27 to 28, 2015, the subzonal & provincial coordinators met in Quito to prepare the PANAM zone workshop on Dimensions to be held in Quito on February 18 to 23, 2016. Read More
  • "Why I care" - Summit of Consciouses

    On July 21st, on the occasion of this International Summit, they met in Paris personalities of all religions and philosophies of the world in order to answer a question: "The climate, why do I care?" Read More
  • SVD Bible Forum has a new Facebook-Page

    Bernard Latus, SVD, the USC Biblical Apostolate Coordinator announced the launching of a new SVD Bible Forum through a Facebook page. Read More
  • Earth Day

    Earth Day is an annual event, celebrated on April 22, on which day events worldwide are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. It was first celebrated in 1970, and is now celebrated in more than 192 countries each year. Read More
  • Receiving a “new heart” in Consecrated Religious Life

    The following is a reflection of Fr. Thomas Hughes, the coordinator of Biblical Apostolate of BRS. For many years Thomas has been involved in the bible apostolate in different capacities. He was the PANAM Coordinator of Biblical Apostolate from 2002-2008. He hails from Dublin, Ireland and has been assigned to BRS since 1970. Read More
  • National Congress of Consecrated Life in Brazil

    Probably the most significant event marking the Year of Consecrated Life in the Brazilian Church was the Congress of Consecrated Life, organized by the Conference of Religious of Brazil (CRB), in the National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Aparecida from 7th-10th of April 2015. Read More
  • SVD Papuans to Argentina

    Papua New Guinea has long been home to Christian missionaries from all around the world, but now two young SVD missionaries from PNG are being sent out to Argentina – a development they say shows the growth and maturity of Christianity in their country. Read More
  • General Visitation in Centroamerica (CAM)

    General Councilor Robert Kisala did the general visitation of the Region of CAM. He met with our confreres in their places of work and here he shares some of his insights and reflections. Read More
  • USW General Visitation

    General Councilor Jose Antunes da Silva did the general visitation of the USW province from February 24 to March 15. Here he shares some of his insights and reflections. Read More
  • Pope Francis visits the “forgotten countries” of South America

    The enthusiastic and emotional people of Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay could not have asked for more. Their “Santo Padre” had finally set foot on the lands that hadn’t seen a Pope in their generation. Read More
  • Youth missions in Chile

    Students, teachers, assistants and pastoral agents of the SVD schools participated in the winter missions 2015. Read More
  • Crimes against indigenous peoples in Brazil

    There was a serious increase of violence and violations of rights committed against indigenous peoples in Brazil in 2014. Read More
  • Our student Arturo Barrios, svd in Australia

    The Argentine student, Arturo Barrios shares his experience in Australia as OTP. Read More
  • Newly ordained priests 'go forth and become disciples of all nations'

    Most Rev. Joseph Perry, auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Chicago, ordained Giang Tien Nguyen, 31, and two other men on May 23 at the Society of the Divine Word’s Chapel of the Holy Spirit at Techny, Ill. Read More
  • OTP experience of a student

    In short lines, Bernard Bovier shares his experience of Cross Training (OTP) in Mozambique (Africa) Read More
  • Our shared mission with the laity

    Visiting our provinces, regions and missions, very often we come across lay men and women deeply committed to our mission. They are present in the organizations and ministries of our parishes, play a key role in the administration of many of our schools and other institutions. Read More
  • The poor evangelize us (SVD High Schools of Chile) (2)

    Every Saturday night, young students of our Divine Word High School of Los Angeles, go out to share a hot meal and a nice conversation with the homeless of this Chilean city. Read More
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Top 10 Questions for a Vocation Director - Question # 9

As a Catholic missionary priest or brother, there are many types of work you could be involved in. Fr. Nam Vu, SVD, explains some of the ministries where you might find Divine Word Missionaries.

Prophet mission

Video on the vocation.