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Entries for November 2018

Associates Sponsor Food Drive

Posted on November 10, 2018 in: Associates

Associates Sponsor Food Drive
Food Donations are now being collected for Christmas food baskets. Help Us Wish Our MARY WARD CENTER FAMILIES   The IBVM Associates are collecting food items for Christmas baskets for families of Mary Ward Center.  Donations will be accepted at the Wheaton offices of the Loretto Sisters 26W171 Roosevelt Road in Wheaton through December 13th. The following items are requested: Rice, brown or white Beans, pinto or lentils Canned corn & other vegetables Cereal Pancake mix, add water only Syrup Flour Sugar Coffee Tea Christ...

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Cause of Venerable Mary Ward

Posted on November 29, 2018 in: General News

Learn more about the process and how you can promote the cause.  the newsletter from the Office for the Cause of Venerable Mary Ward.  Click here to download.

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Diane's Health Hints

Posted on November 18, 2018 in: General News

Diane's Health Hints
Diane's Health Hints can be found here every month.   November's issue is full of useful information about medications.    Take special notice of the Myth Buster section.  Click HERE to download the November issue and an added bonus is a handy chart:  The Common Side Effects of Medication.   Missed an issue?  No need to worry, all issues are archived on the Publications page of our website.

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UN Update

Posted on November 18, 2018 in: Global News

The November 2018 edition of "It's Your World" is now available to download.  Previous editions can be found HERE.

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Shop Online and Support the Sisters

Posted on November 16, 2018 in: General News

You can make a difference while you shop at no additional cost to you by using AmazonSmile and igive.com.  Each online purchase you make will automatically earn money for the IBVM.   Learn more about these programs HERE.   Avoid the traffic and the crowds on Black Friday, Cyber Monday and all year long.

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Black Friday, Cyber Monday

Fall/Winter Connections

Posted on November 13, 2018 in: Publications

In this issue: Art at the Intersection of Spirituality  Meet our new Development Assistant  Reaching Out With Joy  ‘New Look’ Website  Loretto Gala 2018  Remembering our Sisters  Sharing God’s Bounty  CLICK HERE to DOWNLOAD

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# GivingTuesday

Posted on November 11, 2018 in: General News

Help us support the Mary Ward Center this #GivingTuesday.   All online donations from now until Tuesday, November 27 will go toward Mary Ward Center Scholarships! Our goal is to raise enough to give 100 people the opportunity to attend classes. To learn more about the Mary Ward Center, check out our website. Click HERE to make a donation! Let's make this year's #GivingTuesday a huge success!  #MaryWardCenterChicago #WomenInTimeWillDoMuch#MWCScholarshipsForClasses

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The IBVM Choir welcomes all singers! To learn more, please contact Anne Hyzy, IBVM at 630 373 0126 or email

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Nov. - Dec. House of Prayer

Posted on November 05, 2018 in: General News

You can download the current House of Prayer HERE

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Eastern Africa Province Newsletter

Posted on November 05, 2018 in: Global News

The October Newsletter from the Eastern Africa Province is available HERE

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"Sips of Faith" Saturday, Dec 1st

Posted on November 05, 2018 in: Associates

"Sips of Faith"  Saturday, Dec 1st
All IBVM Associates, Sisters and Friends Welcome!  Cement your spiritual connections with other IBVM Associates and Sisters during this monthly, casual, drop-in coffee time at Panera Bread in Wheaton held on the first Saturday. Our next gathering will be Saturday, December 1, from 10-11:30 in the meeting room at Panera Bread, 25 Rice Lake Square, in Wheaton. We will provide a devotional for the day to read and discuss. No need to prepare – just come, sip, and share! A free-will offering helps offset the cost of the room rental. Associates have b...

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