Education Ministries

We work as administrators and teachers in all levels of education from kindergarten to university.

University of the Incarnate Word

San Antonio, Texas

The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) is a private co-educational Catholic university, which strives to educate graduates who are equipped with the education, professional skills and social consciousness necessary to improve the world around them.

UIW has grown into the largest Catholic university and the fourth-largest private university in the state of Texas. It offers 80 undergraduate and graduate fields of study and has international reach through interchange educational programs in 123 universities in 40 countries.

The University offers doctoral degrees in education, pharmacy, optometry, nursing practice, physical therapy and business administration.

Incarnate Word High School

San Antonio, Texas

Incarnate Word High School is a Catholic college preparatory school for young women whose goal is to educate students who are dedicated to academic excellence, Christian service and a concern for social justice.

In a faith-based environment, students are provided with an academic framework that prepares them intellectually, spiritually, socially, and aesthetically to be ready for higher educational opportunities and the career they choose.

The High School offers a multi-disciplinary curriculum that allows students to gain college credit and prepare for the next phase of their education. The diverse student body, comprised of area residents as well as international students, allows for an exchange of ideas and cultures that contributes to the well-rounded formation of future leaders of our global community.

Incarnate Word Academy

St. Louis, Missouri

Incarnate Word Academy is a private, Catholic, college-preparatory high school for young women that fosters independence, embraces diversity, and promotes dedication to excellence grounded in Christian values.

Structured participation in community service programs for all students serves as a way of empowering and inspiring the young women of IWA to share the value of service to those in need.

Advanced placement course offerings through St. Louis University and the University of Missouri-St. Louis help to ensure that students have a successful post-secondary academic experience.

St. Anthony Catholic High School

San Antonio, Texas

St. Anthony Catholic High School has a long history rooted in the traditions and values of the Catholic faith and education. A comprehensive curriculum is designed to promote scholarship, spiritual growth and a commitment to service.

Co-educational since 2003, St. Anthony’s encourages students to participate in the integration of academics, Christian service, spiritual services, athletics, and related community activities.

The curriculum allows students to choose courses that are regular, Pre-Advanced Placement, Advanced Placement, and/or High School Connection courses at the University of the Incarnate Word.

The school offers a comprehensive boarding program.

Incarnate Word School System


The Incarnate Word School System of Mexico [Sistema de Colegios Verbo Encarnado] is committed to providing instruction that contributes to the formation of the whole person through the development of their full human and spiritual potential.

Our Congregation first went to Mexico in 1885 to establish a school for girls in Saltillo, Coahuila.

Since those early days, that school evolved into an educational system formed by various schools throughout Mexico, which have educated thousands of students over the years.


Incarnate Word University Center

Mexico City

Incarnate Word University Center [Centro Universitario Verbo Encarnado] is a joint venture between the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word and the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) in San Antonio, Texas. The center has two campus locations in Mexico, one in Mexico City and another in Irapuato, Guanajuato. It offers dual degree programs, which focus on the formation of leaders, grounded in the values of our Congregation, who will become responsible and conscientious citizens committed to social development.

As an international university, students take advantage of exchange programs in other parts of the world and also to study at UIW in San Antonio, Texas.

Incarnate Word University Bajio Campus

Guanajuato, Mexico

Through an internationally accredited education program, this university cultivates the development of the whole person, educating men and women so that they may contribute to the social development of their environment. This campus is located in the city of Irapuato, Guanajuato, a prime location that allows the university to offer its dual degree program throughout Mexico.