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
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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
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."
Bishop Terry Steib, SVD, recently retired from his post as leader of the Catholic Diocese of Memphis, Tennessee. As he looks back on his life as a priest, he says his appointments were not what he would have chosen, but he learned to bloom where he was planted.