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Sister Ruth Kelly
February 8, 2017

I was born in Palestine, Texas and was the youngest of eight children. My Daddy was a railroad man and a very good father. I enjoyed the outdoors and having fun with friends. In fact, when I was just a child, Mama had a hard time getting me out of trees to come eat supper…. View Article

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Sister Rose Nyambura
February 8, 2017

Our First Sister from Kenya: Sister Rose Nyambura Githuka How do you feel about being the first Sister in the Congregation of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, Houston, Texas, from Kenya to make Perpetual Vows? I feel that it is a privilege and that I am blessed. I continue to pray that… View Article

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Sister Rose Claire Auma Nanjira
February 8, 2017

MY JOURNEY OF FAITH By Sister Rose Claire Auma Nanjira I was born in Western Kenya. I come from a polygamous family of 16 children, and I am the last born in the first family. I grew up in a family of mixed religions: Catholic, Pentecostal and Islam. One thing has always been clear to… View Article

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Villa De Matel 150th Anniversary Appreciation Celebration
February 8, 2017

On January 12, 2017, the Congregation of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word hosted a special appreciation celebration in honor of the Villa de Matel Associates, Volunteers and CCVI Associates. The occasion began with a joyful Eucharist celebration in the Villa de Matel Chapel. The Mass was presided over by the Reverend Lucio… View Article

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Celebration of God’s Love and Faithfulness
February 8, 2017

Sister Monicah Mugure Ng’ang’a In our lifetimes, we are gifted with a limited number of truly “landmark moments.” These moments often start small, like when on October 25th, 1866, the first three CCVI founding sisters (Sister Mary Blandine Mathelin, Sister Mary Joseph Roussin, and Sister Mary Ange Escude) set foot in Galveston, Texas. But then, with… View Article

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Celebrating Lunar New Year 2017
February 7, 2017

On January 22, 2017, the Celebrating Lunar New Year 2017 – The Year of The Rooster took place at the Vietnamese American Community Center Houston, Texas. Sister Kevina Keating along with The Honorable Sheila Jackson Lee, U. S. Congresswoman, and The Honorable Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Houston were honorees. The event included: Vien Thoung Tu… View Article

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