By Archbishop Gustavo García Siller, Archdiocese of San Antonio, Texas. December 3, 2019.
Tag: 150 Anniversary
This past 7th of November, at the community of Fuego Nuevo, we lovingly shared with the sisters of the Holy Family a small homage, a tribute to our CCVI sisters who are no longer with us, but their presence continues in our hearts, are an inspiration and a role model, as they left their mark for new generations.
Mission Plaza is dedicated to the memory of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word: as presidents, deans, professors, department heads, officers, or in the many related service areas of the University.
Another celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Congregation, took place at CHRISTUS Hospice Center in San Antonio to recall the arrival of the three founders to San Antonio in 1869. The event was coordinated by Rev. Derek Labranch, Hospice Chaplain.
To Celebrate the CCVI 150 Years of service, Incarnate Word High School (IWHS) held a Mass and reception in honor of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word. Sisters, alumnae, staff, and students were in attendance. Everyone had a great time and enjoyed mingling at the reception!
The University of the Incarnate Word dedicated Mission Lobby to the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word who served at the University, in thanksgiving for their dedicated work with the University students and in honor of the 150th Anniversary of the Congregation.
This 8th of November, at Chimbote, we held a Conference of the Spirituality in Incarnation. We were accompanied by 160 people and it was, above all, a call for a great youth group.
On September 11, 2019, CHRISTUS Health paid tribute to the Congregation’s 150th Jubilee with a Luncheon at Old Ursuline Academy.
The 11th edition of the National CCVI Contest 2019 was held at our school Instituto Miguel Angel de Occidente, A.C. on the 29th and 30th of May,2019. This year has been special for us, not only because we organized the 11th Annual CCVI Contest but also for celebrating the 150th Anniversary of our Congregation; The Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word.