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A Prayer for a Pandemic

published on: March 26, 2020

Fr. Daniel Hall, CSV, Provincial, corresponded with the wider Viatorian Community today, urging them to take solace in one another and to especially remember health care workers in their prayers.   “No one knows how long this will continue, but … Continue reading

Viatorians and their Students in the News

published on: March 25, 2020

Good news travels fast, especially when it involves young people going above and beyond to help others. In this video, you’ll meet John O’Neill, and hear from Fr. Corey Brost, CSV, one of many Viatorians who inspires him. John is … Continue reading

Viatorians Respond to COVID-19 Crisis

published on: March 24, 2020

Viatorians in the Chicago Province are taking an active approach to serving those in need, in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Ever mindful of their commitment to “those accounted of little importance,” Viatorians made a lead donation to a … Continue reading

The Power of Persistent Prayer

published on: March 23, 2020

Fr. Richard Rinn, CSV, pastor of St. Viator Catholic Community, addresses his Las Vegas parishioners, but his message of persistent prayer resonates, no matter where you live.  

Mass for the 4th Sunday in Lent

published on: March 21, 2020

Celebrate Mass virtually with Fr. Dan Lydon, CSV, at Maternity BVM Parish in Bourbonnais.

Viatorians Reflect on this ‘Gift of Time’

published on: March 20, 2020

Prayer Offered from St. Viator Parish in Chicago

published on: March 19, 2020

Posted by Saint Viator Parish Chicago on Tuesday, March 17, 2020

A Prayer During the Pandemic

published on: March 17, 2020

Keeping Up with the Vocation Ministry Team

published on: March 12, 2020

Promoting a call to religious life, can be exhausting and exhilarating all at the same time. Just ask Br. John Eustice, CSV, Director of Vocation Ministry and Dan Masterton, Assistant Vocation Minister. Together, they are taking Viatorian vocations on the … Continue reading

Making History at Catholic Theological Union

published on: March 11, 2020

Catholic Theological Union has offered a program in Catholic-Muslim Studies for 20 years in order to advance justice and mutual understanding. Now, one of its students, Second Lieutenant Saleha Jabeen looks to take that mission to the U.S. military. In … Continue reading

Excitement is Building for VYC 2020

published on: March 10, 2020

The Viatorian Youth Congress returns this summer, but to a new location: St. George Parish in Bourbonnais. There, teens will gather with young adult leaders and delegation adults — as well as many Viatorians — in the new Fr. Querbes … Continue reading

Students Sow the Seeds for Sustainable Gardening

published on: March 9, 2020

Spring has sprung in Las Vegas, where students at St. Viator Parish School took advantage of the mild weather and planted seeds for their school garden. Led by farmer, Wendy Wilson — of the urban garden organization, Garden Farms of … Continue reading

Superior General Experiences Vibrancy of Province of Spain

published on: March 4, 2020

Viatorians in Spain run large parishes and six schools, including locations in Madrid and in the Basque region, near the border of France. They also staff a parish and school in the Foundation of Honduras. In all, the Province of … Continue reading

Viatorian Associate First Linnan Scholar

published on: March 3, 2020

In the span of two months, Associate Kim Martinez has been featured in two news publications: the 2019 fall edition of Viator, published in December by the Viatorians and in the 2020 spring edition of Logos, published in February by … Continue reading

Viatorian Influence Celebrated at School Auction

published on: March 2, 2020

Nearly 500 guests filled the ballroom last weekend at the South Point Hotel in Las Vegas for the 32nd annual St. Viator School Foundation gala, but this year there was a distinct Viatorian influence, that was, well, tangible. For starters, … Continue reading

Glowing Reviews for St. Viator Parish School in Las Vegas

published on: February 28, 2020

St. Viator Parish School in Las Vegas hosted a team of accreditors from the Western Catholic Educational Association (WCEA). They visit every six years, and Principal Tracy Brunelle finds the process beneficial. “We truly believe that continuing evaluation and improvement … Continue reading

Remembering Fr. Theodore Hesburgh, CSC

published on: February 27, 2020

Fr. Daniel Hall, CSV, Provincial, served two tours of duty in the Army’s Special Forces in Vietnam, and seven years as a chaplain in the Marines. On a deployment overseas to Trieste, Italy, where U.S. troops were stationed as part … Continue reading

Journey Through Lent with the Viatorians

published on: February 26, 2020

Ash Wednesday observances took place today at all of the places where Viatorians minister, including at morning Mass at the Province Center in Arlington Heights. Fr. Michael Keliher, CSV, presided over the liturgy and he quietly reinforced the importance of … Continue reading

Viatorian Influence in Tunja, Colombia Grows

published on: February 25, 2020

Viatorians have been in Tunja just four years — since taking over a school started by another religious community — but their reputation for providing a quality education is growing, and so is the stature of their members. In a … Continue reading

Readers Vote St. George Parish the Best

published on: February 24, 2020

Officials with the Kankakee Daily Journal launched its first Readers’ Choice Awards last month and welcomed readers to vote on everything from favorite restaurants, entertainment, and shopping choices to schools, home services and auto dealers. They also included a category … Continue reading

After LA Youth Rally, Vegas Teens Can See Clearly Now

published on: February 21, 2020

Seeing “20/20 Through God’s Eyes.” That was the theme at this year’s Religious Education Congress, sponsored by the Archdiocese of Los Angeles Office of Religious Education. It is the nation’s largest annual gathering of Catholics and once again Viatorians — … Continue reading

Meet the Corporate Partners of Cristo Rey St. Viator

published on: February 20, 2020

Cristo Rey St. Viator in North Las Vegas is in the midst of enrolling its second class of students. The Viatorians opened the school — as part of the Cristo Rey model — in the fall of 2019 with its … Continue reading

Viatorian Associates Share Their Stories with Faculty

published on: February 19, 2020

A regular feature of the weekly professional development sessions at Saint Viator High School are presentations about the Viatorian Community, allowing faculty members to further explore the school’s Viatorian mission, vision and values. That was the case on Tuesday, when … Continue reading

Promoting Interfaith Understanding Goes On

published on: February 18, 2020

Take heart! Numbers of middle school students interested in learning more about other faiths, keeps growing. Take the latest Peace Camp organized by the Children of Abraham. They drew their biggest group in three years. #peacecamp3 is underway. 66 Jewish, … Continue reading

To Brother, with Love

published on: February 13, 2020

Nearly 60 years after they met at the former Spalding Institute in Peoria, a grateful student continues to stay in touch with the Viatorian brother who taught him. Br. Donald Houde, CSV, started his teaching career at the former Spalding … Continue reading

Another Viatorian School Reaches 50th Anniversary

published on: February 11, 2020

Viatorians in Spain launched an historic 50th year celebration of their Colegio San Viator Vitoria-Gasteiz, located in the Basque region of the country. The award-winning school serves more than 1,200 students, in both Spanish and English, while immersing them in … Continue reading

A Working Celebration of Consecrated Life

published on: February 11, 2020

A celebration of consecrated life hosted by the Archdiocese of Chicago, turned out to be more than a gathering of different religious orders. Instead, they were challenged to explore the mission of reconciliation in their lives and ministries. The event … Continue reading

Award Winning Coach Credits Viatorian with Mentoring Him

published on: February 4, 2020

John Burke, a 1984 graduate of Saint Viator High School, has won many state and local awards for the girls’ soccer team he coaches at Catholic Memorial High School in Waukesha, Wisc. Last month, he earned a national award from … Continue reading

In Celebration of Consecrated Life

published on: February 3, 2020

Viatorians join with the U. S. Catholic Conference of Bishops — and Catholics around the world — in celebrating the World Day for Consecrated Life, officially recognized this year on Feb. 2. Instituted by Pope John Paul II in 1997, … Continue reading

Area Catholic School Students Celebrate Together in Las Vegas

published on: January 30, 2020

There’s no better image of Catholic schools than seeing students in their uniforms, filling the pews in church and attending Mass together. That was the scene this week at St. Viator Catholic Community in Las Vegas when students from area … Continue reading