Moment for Reflection

Moment for Reflection

Jul 9th, 2014 | By
2012 - Sr Teresa Maya

By Sr. Teresa Maya, CCVI Sr. Teresa Maya was officially installed as the new Congregational Coordinator of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word on July 13. The Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word are called to make God’s love a real and tangible presence in the world. I often reflect on how

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Moment for Reflection

Mar 15th, 2014 | By

By John Peveto, UIW Board of Trustees Every board of trustee meeting begins with a time of prayer and reflection. During this time we often give thanks for the three Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word who traveled from Lyon, France to San Antonio over 140 years ago. They came with a Mission to

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Moment for Reflection

Nov 18th, 2013 | By

By Dr. Keith Tucker, director of counseling Reflecting on my years at the University of the Incarnate Word, I find a rather astounding experience. The impetus towards change with a parade of new programs, becoming a university, the creation of new schools, and the large influx of a culturally diverse student body has been unique.

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Moment for Reflection

Jul 15th, 2013 | By

By Sr. Kathleen Coughlin, CCVI I recently had the privilege of making a pilgrimage to Lyon, France, the origins of our Congregation, the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word. Our travels took us to the site of the original monastery where our Sisters received their preparation prior to their departure for Galveston and San

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Moment for Reflection

Mar 14th, 2013 | By

“Utility” – What’s That? By Sr. Margaret Patrice Slattery, CCVI President Emerita Sr. Pierre Cinquin, one of the founders of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, often told the Sisters in the early days of the religious congregation, “In everything we do, the glory should be for God, the utility for others, and

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Moment for Reflection

Nov 16th, 2012 | By

By Fr. Tom Dymowski, O.SS.T. I’m beginning my fourth year of ministry at the University of the Incarnate Word as the chaplain, just long enough to see a few classes graduate and join the ranks of the UIW alumni. Of course, our most recent graduates are the alumni I know best, especially those who have

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Moment for Reflection

Jul 16th, 2012 | By

Let the light of your faith shine By Most Reverend Gustavo García-Siller, M.Sp.S Archbishop of San Antonio Each day of your life is a gift from God, providing you with the opportunity for a new beginning and to meet the challenges before you, while celebrating its joys.  Your Catholic education prepares you to embrace the

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Moment for Reflection

Mar 27th, 2012 | By

Best “Faith” Forward By Crystal Campos-Rosales, BA ’07 Relocating to a new state along with adjusting to a new vocation in life can pose feelings of excitement and fear. In August, I left my comfort zone to embark on a new adventure as a wife in a state miles away from family and friends. Prior

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Moment for Reflection

Nov 29th, 2011 | By

Rev. Dr. Trevor D. Alexander, BA ’96 Most of us will not join an organization without knowledge of its mission. While we may not memorize the entire mission statement verbatim, we should be able to summarize the mission of the organization we are associated with. When I think of the founding Sisters of Charity of

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Taking the Final Test

Mar 18th, 2011 | By

By Sr. Sally Mitchell, OSF, ’95 MA My life has been committed to living the mission of Jesus Christ, but if I were to take the final test and be evaluated on how well I am doing, I wonder if I would pass. I’ve been offered the intellectual power of reason, the creative power of

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