It was the dream of the Church in Asia to have a radio of their own to proclaim the Goodnews of Jesus to all Asian counties, which was realized when 100 bishops from Asia and Australia gathered at Manila in 1958. Their proposal to start a radio was approved by Pope John XXIII. But to start, the project had to face many hurdles including huge finances. By God’s grace many church organizations came forward to help and thus on 11th april, 1969 through short wave technic, the first broadcasting of Radio Veritas Asia took place in Manila, the capital of Philippines.

The 8th of September 2010 was a memorable day in the history of the Paraguayan province of the Society of the Divine Word (SVD), not only for the centenary celebration of missionary presence in Guarani land, but also for the commencement of a Radio communication project.

By: Bob M´landu/Bana Ngayime.

The Arnold Janssen festival is a music competition organized every year in honour of St. Arnold Janssen, the founder of the Divine Word Missionaries. It is aim is to promote the local culture and to make the congregation of the Divine Word known in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Team of the program TV mass in the family

By: P. Aureenhor Ian Nercua, SVD. The TV MASS IN THE FAMILY project was launched on the 11th July 2015 at St. Cayetano parish in the city of Palpalá of the province of Jujuy, Argentina. During the launch the Holy Mass was celebrated by bishop, Monsignor Cesar Daniel Fernández.

The SVD and SSPS in Habana work together to run a feeding program for aged, “Dinning for the aged”. This project offers a plate of food at lunchtime to about 50 aged persons. These people come to our parish not only to get their warm plate of food but also spiritual nourishment.

Urbaniana University, Rome
November 14, 2015

To celebrate 50 years of the Pact of the Catacombs, scores of bishops, priests, religious and laypeople gathered at the Pontifical University of Urbaniana for the seminar “A poor Church serving the Poor - The Pact of the Catacombs and its Impact Today”. The seminar was arranged by the Union of Superiors General of the female and male religious congregations (USG/UISG), the Documentation and Research Center on Mission (SEDOS), the Divine Word Missionaries (SVD), and the Pontifical University of Urbaniana.

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