We were excited to welcome UIW students as part of Meet the Mission at Visitation House Ministries!
Peru: Sisters unite to help
In these difficult times for all people, the CCVI Sisters in Peru participated in the delivery of 50 food packages in the desert areas near Chimbote where they work. In conjunction with the Santa Ana Hospital and Confer Lima, the Sisters organized for the delivery of these first packages, which, although they do not cover all the needs, provide exceptional help for these communities in need.
New Grant Funds from the Wabash Center for “Critical Thinking, Compassion, and Paths to Civic Engagement” Workshops
Incarnate Word Foundation supports a St. Louis-based program with global impact
Every continent in the world is impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. In St. Louis, remarkable crossroads between communities are emerging in the call to help sustain each other. Through their grant to Forai, the Incarnate Word Foundation is supporting a powerful connection that spans the globe.
University of the Incarnate Word students volunteer to help care for the homeless
A group of University of the Incarnate Word nursing students and graduate students have been stepping up to help treat the homeless for basic symptoms as other first responders are busy dealing with COVID-19 care.
UIW Cardinals Serving Online Globally
By Sister Martha Ann Kirk, CCVI
Sisters adapt migration ministries in face of COVID-19, US stop on immigration
“We identify ourselves as a congregation that can become a channel for people who want to help with this migration crisis”, said Sr. Adriana Calzada Vazquez, CCVI.
Distribution of mask kits respecting social distancing times
Margaret Mitchell distributes mask kits to volunteers. Notice her technique maintaining the appropriate social distancing, holding the body of the bag as she places it on the ground so that the volunteer is the only one to touch the handles of the bag. Pretty neat!
A story about the experience as a volunteer with immigrants in El Paso, Texas
Sister Anne Marie Burke tells us of her experience while volunteering at Loreto/Nazareth Hospitality Center, in El Paso, Texas.