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Give the Gift of Prayer

Your intentional gift offers spiritual support to those in need and helps Divine Word Chicago Province continue His Mission.

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Prayer for You and Your Family

Mass intentions provide a spiritual gift and support to those you love.

They are a Catholic gift of prayer, asking God to bless them with his Spirit of love and peace. Ask a missionary to pray for you and your family as he celebrates Mass.

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Holy Mass

Holy Mass intentions are a faith-filled gift you can give to your loved ones. They are an important way to bring your cares and concerns to God through prayer. As they celebrate Mass, our missionary priests will be praying for your special intention.

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Seasonal & Special

Mass intentions can be requested at special times of need or in celebration of a recognized Catholic holiday. Click below to find out more about the gift of mass requests and prayer.

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Perpetual Enrollment

Show your care for your loved one, living or deceased, with seven daily Holy Masses celebrated perpetually throughout the world by our Priests. The gift of a mass card will tell them of your act of kindness.

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Why Your Gift Matters

We serve vulnerable communities around the world.

The Chicago Province of the Society of the Divine Word, a Catholic congregation of Priests and Brothers, assists communities through its missionary work in the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean. Through donations, mass offerings and annuities, we invite you to participate directly in our missionary work among those who most need our assistance.

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What We Do

We serve the spiritual and physical needs of vulnerable individuals.

Over 240 missionaries serve in more than 56 sites in the U.S. and abroad.

From parishes and hospitals to vulnerable communities and social justice teams, our impact is measured by the lives we touch every year. 


We Welcome Our Benefactors From All Around the World

During the past 5 years, we have received gifts from donors living in 33 countries outside the United States, including:

Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia,  Costa Rica, Croatia, Ecuador, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom

Thank you for supporting our missionaries as they minister to those living on the margins!

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Your offering to Divine Word helps our missionaries bring the Gospel of Christ to the poor and forgotten around the world.

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