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SISTER ROSE CLAIRE AUMA NANJIRA EARNS BACHELOR’S DEGREE
December 12, 2017

Congratulations to CCVI Sister Rose Claire Auma Nanjira on her graduation with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from St. Paul’s University in Limuru, Nairobi, Kenya, on October 6, 2017! We wish you abundant blessings as you continue to serve with gladness.

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CHRISTUS Foundation for Healthcare Celebrates 13th Annual Nun Run
November 16, 2017

Saturday, October 14, marked the 13th Annual Nun Run. More than 250 participants took to the roads for the 40-mile, Blue Knights police escorted motorcycle ride with the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word from St. Austin Center in Houston to Topwater Grill in San Leon. A fun-filled day was enjoyed by all as… View Article

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Apostolic Nuncio Gives Message of Hope at Sisters of Charity’s 150th Anniversary Mass
October 27, 2017

On October 25th, 2017, Villa de Matel was a hive of activity and excitement as Sisters and Co-Ministers put final touches together for the closing celebration of our Sesquicentennial Year. The closing Eucharistic Celebration in the Conventual Chapel of the Immaculate Conception at Villa de Matel was the focus of the day as we gave… View Article

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Apostolic Nuncio Comes to Houston to Lead Sisters of Charity’s 150th Anniversary Mass
October 24, 2017

Apostolic Nuncio Archbishop Christophe Pierre is coming to Houston to lead the Eucharistic Celebration for the Sisters of Charity’s 150 years in ministry. The Mass is Wednesday, October 25, at 4 p.m. at Villa de Matel Chapel, 6510 Lawndale Street. Wednesday’s Mass ends a year-long program of events and activities that took place starting last… View Article

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Sisters Volunteer to Help Those in Need During and After Hurricane Harvey
October 16, 2017

Hurricane Harvey made landfall on the Texas Gulf Coast on August 25, with winds topping 130 miles per hour as a Category 4 hurricane. The resulting floods inundated hundreds of thousands of homes, displaced more than 30,000 people and prompted more than 17,000 rescues. The George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston was turned into… View Article

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Sisters Keep St. Mary’s Clinic Open during Hurricane Harvey, Attend to Needy
October 16, 2017

In remembering the spirit of the Sisters during the 1900 storm in Galveston, Sister Rosanne Popp, MD and Sister Kim Xuan Nguyen, DC, kept the CHRISTUS St. Mary’s Clinic open daily during Hurricane Harvey. They answered phones, rescheduled appointments, fi lled prescriptions for people who had lost medication during the storm and received people who… View Article

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