AREAS OF MISSION

Schools. Orphanages. Medical Centers. Counseling. Vocational Training. Feeding Programs. Divine Word Missionaries live among the people of the world and offer their lives and service in a variety of ways.

Our mission work falls into four main categories of service.

WE SERVE THE GLOBAL CHURCH

The Church on earth is one, holy, catholic, and apostolic as we hear every Sunday in the Creed. Divine Word Missionaries spread and promote the unity of the Christian faith on earth through their work. Our missionaries dedicate their lives to things like:

  • Parish life
  • Evangelization and scripture study
  • Counseling
  • Formation of seminarians and catechists
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WE OFFER EDUCATION

The power of education cannot be underestimated. Divine Word Missionaries have made education a central part of their ministries throughout the world. Our call to educate is made manifest in the following ministries:

  • Schools, universities, and seminaries
  • Basic literacy programs
  • Vocational schools
  • Communication through books, printed materials, social media, and radio
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WE TACKLE POVERTY

Our missionaries are committed to relieving poverty for the people they serve. Our efforts to fight the forces of poverty take on many forms around the globe. We tackle issues like:

  • Hunger
  • Housing and Homelessness
  • Sustainable Agriculture
  • Medical Care
  • Disaster Relief
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WE BRING PEACE & JUSTICE

Our missionaries work to bring Christ's peace and justice to life in the communities they serve. We advance the cause of the marginalized and defenseless in our society by working on these causes:

  • Orphanages
  • Human trafficking
  • Refugee and migrant crisis