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LCWR: Repair Our Democracy Statement

LCWR: Repair Our Democracy Statement

We, the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, affirm the statement made by the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) regarding the tragic events of yesterday in Washington, DC. We join with the world in praying for peace after witnessing the violence and lawlessness in our nation’s capital. We are deeply concerned about the state of our country and the future of our democracy.

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Sister Pauline Fierro, remembered by the City of San Antonio World Heritage Office

Sister Pauline Fierro, remembered by the City of San Antonio World Heritage Office

Sister Pauline Fierro, CCVI is being remembered for Día de Muertos 2020 by the City of San Antonio World Heritage Office as a notable person in the history of the San Francisco de Espada Mission. She was one of a group of three Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word to start the ‘Espada School’ for the local archdiocese in 1915 at the mission. The other two sisters were Sister Emmanuel Phelan (born in Ireland) and Sister Simplicia Oeffelke (born in Germany).

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Reflections from Casa Claudio

Reflections from Casa Claudio

Dear Sisters:

Nearly 5 years ago we began a project at Magdalena Atlazolpa under the shelter of a dream: to continue our CCVI presence in this area of Iztapalapa, to make God’s love tangible in this human reality where violence and the lack of resources scream that it is urgent for us to approach them as Sisters. At that moment, we felt the strength and blessing of the Congregation, you encouraged our steps, and the voice of Jesus called us to take risks, to kindly see the fragility of us and the people, acknowledging that together we could know that we were capable of prompting changes to rebuild the social fabric.

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