Something magical has enveloped us during our Jubilee Year with many different opportunities and forms of encounter we have experienced. A vital need for communication, love and encounters dwells within us. What is happening to us? We can find the answer by re-tracing the path of the 150th anniversary of the Congregation and by celebrating the Congregational Christmas: The Word of God is not only good news and a message, He became flesh! He lives in us and among us.
We share the photo gallery of the Christmas Eve and Christmas celebration in Mexico City.
During the commemorations for the All Saints Day and honoring our faithful departed, celebrations were held at the headquarters of San Angel, where a commemorative plaque was unveiled.
The Association of Apostles of the Incarnate Word, Mexico, made an emotional commemoration of our faithful departed, under the slogan “When those whom we love pass away, they move to live among us to live in us.”
Marylou Rodriguez’ Experience of ‘Bold Border Action’.
This is a day of intense mixed emotions for me: pride in belonging to the only public health care institution served by Sisters; sharing this event with the people I love and are very close to my heart; and sadness in witnessing the closure of a cycle of kindness, wisdom, mercy and genuine interest in relieving the suffering of the sick, a quality lived daily by our highly esteemed Sisters.
Los Quijotes were born in 1989, when more than 20 willing medical volunteers traveled to Jalapa, a poor area of Mexico City, upon the request of the CCVI Congregation. The group adopted the name of the famous Spanish character as they dreamed of doing good, fighting gigantic health problems with words, hands, medicines, good will and enthusiasm.
The Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word stand with our Bishops (US Statement and Mexico Statement) and other people of faith (Pax Christi statement) in expressing deep concern about the decision of the U.S. Government to send U.S. National Guard troops to the southern border with Mexico.
In the year 1531, on three occasions during the month of December, Mary appeared to St. Juan Diego as Our Lady of Guadalupe.