UIW: The Word Lived in the Past, A Promise for the Future

The University of the Incarnate Word takes a glance at its past in a Photo History. The Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word arrived in San Antonio in 1869 responding to a call for help with the those suffering from a yellow fever epidemic. Three young Sisters set up a clinic that would become Santa Rosa Hospital. Next they took up the challenge of an orphanage and then a school which in time evolved into the The College and Academy of the Incarnate Word. This mission of Sisters – and their successors’ – continues at UIW today, with a promise for the future. University of the Incarnate Word Kelso Art Center, Semmes Gallery, throughout September. Designed by Dr. Gilberto Hinojosa. For information on the exhibit, contact sul@uiwtx.edu, Phone: 210-829-3852.

The Word Lived in the Past: A Promise for the Future.  A Photo-History of the University of the Incarnate Word, Kelso Arts Center, Sept. 5 -Oct. 5, 2018. 

September 7, Friday, 6-8 pm. Exhibit and reception, Kelso Arts Center.

September 12, Wednesday, “The UIW Spirit:  Keeping the Promise” shared by Sister Helena Monahan, former UIW Chancellor and former leader of the Incarnate Word Sisters, 4:30 pm, Seddon Recital Hall, Luella Bennack Music Center.

September 27, Thursday, 3 – 4:15 pm , Mabee Library Auditorium “For the Good of Others: A Brief History of the Sister of Charity of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio” by  Gilberto M. Hinojosa, Professor Emeritus, and “Ashes Could Not Stop Her” a drama on the beginnings of the Sisters by Sister Martha Ann Kirk, CCVI.


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