December 2022

In the current issue:

Christmas issue features:

-Timeless article by Fr. Jerome LeDoux, SVD on Christmas is the gift that keeps giving


-Remembering the WORD is light and hope

November 2022

-In the current issue:

-Remembering Father Thomas James, SVD


--1926 document of history of St. Augustine Seminary

 by Matthew Christman part 2


October 2022

-In the current issue:

-Cardinal Peter Turkson praises Sisters of the Holy Family for continuing the 180 year ministry of Venerable Henriette Delille

-1926 document of history of St. Augustine Seminary by Matthew Christman part 1

-25th anniversary of Mother of Africa Chapel


September 2022

-In the current issue:

-Divine Word Missionaries prepare for 100th anniversary of St. Augustine Seminary

-Bishop Steib reflections at SVD annual retreat

-Remembering Fr. Brendan Murphy, SVD and Fr. Walter Bracken, SVD

-New Xavier Scholarship program named

for Jamie Phelps

-Documentary on Sr. Thea Bowman to air on ABC stations on October 2, 2022


June 2022

In the current issue:

-Divine Word Ordinations of Carl Gales and Derek Nguyen at our Lady of Africa Church in Chicago, Illinois


-Saint Augustine High School and St. Mary's Academy impressive graduating classes


-Remembering Father Malcolm O'Leary, SVD

May 2022

In the current issue:

-Pope Francis letter titled "Called to build the Human Family". Pope states that vocation of all people is to be about making God's dream come through.


-Sharon Lavigne, an environmental justice activist, will receive the University of Notre Dame's 2022 Laetare Medal, the oldest and most prestigious honor given to American Catholics.  It will be presented at the university's May 15 graduation ceremony.

April 2022

In the current issue:

-New survey about African American Catholics

-Upcoming book by Dr. Shannen Dee Williams

"Subversive Habits: Black Catholic Nuns in the Long African American Freedom Struggle,"

-Archbishop Lyke Conference 2022 information

March 2022

In the current issue:

-Prayer for Ukraine

-Bishop Jacques Fabre new Bishop of Charleston

-Shelton Fabre appointed Archbishop in Louisville

-remembering James Goode, OFM, PhD

-Ansel Augustine book Leveling the Praying Field:  Can the Church We Love, Love Us Back?

February 2022

In the current issue:

-Black History Month and prayers for the

African American and African families


- Story of Edmonia Lewis, the first African American and Native American sculptor to achieve international

recognition through works that reflected her

Catholic faith and the dignity of people, is being

commemorated on a new postage stamp.

January 2022



In the current issue:

-American democracy in crisis


-remembering Desmond Tutu


-celebrating MLK day January 17, 2022