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.
We work as administrators and teachers in all levels of education – from kindergarten to university.
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.
SISTER YOLANDA TARANGO, CCVI Sister Yolanda Tarango, CCVI, is the Chair of CCVI US Ministries, and she was the Executive Director of Visitation House Ministries, founded in 1985 to respond to the needs of poor and vulnerable women and children. Visitation House...
On Tuesday, March 22, the Catholic Television of San Antonio (CTSA) held its annual luncheon tribute to leadership 2022. The CTSA invited us to celebrate the extraordinary personalities of Father Ron Rolheiser and our congregational leader, Sister Teresa Maya,...
Historic photos of University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio show big changes over last 100-plus years
A scrapbook photo of the University of the Incarnate Word campus circa 1915, showing women students in the foreground and the original 1900 Motherhouse and 1907 Chapel of the Incarnate Word in the background. Both structures are still part of the campus. We invite you...