The road to becoming a Divine Word Missionary is a challenging, yet joyful one that includes education, formation, prayer and cross-cultural training. Here are the steps you’ll take on your journey.Learn More
How do I know for sure if God is calling me to religious life as a priest or brother? The answer to this question is not easy, but here are six things that may help.Learn More
As missionaries, members live out God’s call to follow in His footsteps, exemplifying His life, as His disciples.Spirituality | Charism
Divine Word Missionaries preach the Gospel and share the Word of God by living, working, teaching, and sharing with others in many areas of global ministry. We are the largest international missionary congregation in the Catholic Church. Our mission is "a giving of ourselves to others."
Growing up in the Philippines, Fr. Paul Aquino, SVD, enjoyed practicing his faith. So much so that he enrolled in a seminary program and earned a degree in Philosophy. Instead of following a straight line to ordination, his life took a few detours.