What do we do?

We are called to see God in each person and respond to the needs of our time.

We live in community and serve the people of God in cities, rural areas and indigenous villages in Chile, Colombia, Ireland, Mexico, Peru, Tanzania, the United States and Zambia.

Three young women committed their lives to bringing the healing and saving love of the Incarnate Word to the people of Texas in 1869. We continue to respond to this call to serve and to promote human dignity within present realities.

Education Ministries

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

Health Ministries

We are leaders, nurses, social workers and chaplains in our extensive health ministry of hospitals, hospices, community clinics and other health programs.

Pastoral and Social Ministries

We use our gifts to serve God by empowering people, especially women and children. Our diverse programs extend from faith formation in parishes, retreat leadership and spiritual development for groups and individuals, elder care and in-home nursing services, prison ministry and personal counseling.

Office of Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation

Our Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation ministry (JPIC) responds to the suffering Christ in the world today by providing a space for dialogue, exchange and embodying values of justice, peace and integrity of creation in today’s society and the different CCVI ministries.

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Our Stories

Influential Women of South Texas: Sister Kathleen Coughlin

Influential Women of South Texas: Sister Kathleen Coughlin

Sr. Kathleen was recently honored by the newspaper Corpus Christi Caller. When Sister Kathleen Coughlin entered Incarnate Word convent in 1960, she expected to become a teacher, since that’s what most of the postulants did. “But I was placed in nursing,” she told the...

Meet & Greet our New CCVI Co-Worker

Meet & Greet our New CCVI Co-Worker

The San Antonio Office of Communications & Development welcomes Ms. Vanessa Crispin as the new Coordinator of Communications & Development. A native of the State of Durango, Mexico, Vanessa is a former ‘Miss Durango 2010’ in "Nuestra Belleza Durango", in...

Sister Pauline Nugent’s Oxford Presentation, Part II

Sister Pauline Nugent’s Oxford Presentation, Part II

Following Sister Pauline’s presentation at Oxford, UK, the University requested that she release the copyright to Oxford so they can publish the paper in the Journal of Academic Perspectives, Vol 2019 no 4. Sister Pauline responded by releasing the copyright to...