Season’s Greetings from the Past

Christmas 2017 Nearly 100 years ago, this card was sent out by the president and faculty of St. Viator College in Bourbonnais, IL.  Find out how the Viatorian Community Archives recently acquired this beautiful addition to the college collection that is housed at the...
December already!

December already!

The last month of year has arrived and the decorating begins.  Red and green are the traditional colors of choice with a little candy cane paper thrown in and of course Poinsettias to make the December calendar at the Province Center come alive. As we begin the Advent...

Giving Thanks

For me, November is synonymous with Thanksgiving.  So for the entire month let us give thanks for all of our blessings – the people in our lives, the food we eat, our homes, the beauty of nature, our pets, and so on.  The list could be endless.  And especially...

October 2017

Can’t believe it’s October, since we’ve had record-breaking warm weather, but it’s here, ready or not.   And at the end of my favorite month of the year comes Halloween – hence the orange and black in the display.  But nothing...
September 2017

September 2017

September is a busy month with many birthdays and death anniversaries in the Viatorian Community.  We especially remember our founder Louis Querbes’ death in 1859 on the first day of the month. School is back in session, gardens are being harvested and Mother...
August 2017

August 2017

The sunflowers are in full bloom now and so is the sunshine! Bright yellows and oranges abound and all are represented in this month’s calendar display at the Province Center. Here you will find the birthdays of the Viatorians, the anniversaries of the deceased,...