We, the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, Houston, Texas, are a multi-cultural, international Congregation of Catholic women religious. We are consecrated to God as clear signs of the presence and power of this intimate and sacrificial love at work in the world.

Our deepest desire in everything is to promote the fundamental dignity of persons, demonstrating our Incarnational charism.

We invite you to explore our website and learn more.


The Congregation of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, Houston, Texas, recently completed its General Chapter of Affairs and Chapter of Elections at Villa de Matel, the Congregation’s Motherhouse in Houston. Pictured above are the Sisters from El Salvador, Guatemala, Ireland, Kenya and the U.S.A. who participated.

Chapter is held every four years and brings together members of the Congregation to discern future strategic direction and to elect a new General Leadership Team.

Members of the newly elected Leadership Team are: Sister Kevina Keating, Congregational Leader; Sister Alice Mary Buckley, Assistant Congregational Leader/General Councilor; Sister Christina Murphy, General Councilor; Sister Elizabeth Ann Hayes, General Councilor; and Sister Mary Patricia Driscoll, General Councilor. The Installation Ceremony will be held in July.

Sincere gratitude was expressed to the current Leadership Team: Sister Lillian Anne Healy, Congregational Leader; Sister Francesca Kearns, Assistant Congregational Leader/General Councilor; Sister Celeste Trahan, General Councilor; Sister Kathleen Howard, General Councilor; and Sister Ruth Tigüilá Robles, General Councilor, for their labor of love on behalf of the Congregation and the Sisters during the past four years.


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A limited number of the DVD Called to Serve is available upon request for those interested in learning more about the mission and ministry of the Congregation. (Intro only on website)

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Since December 8, 1927, The Conventual Church of the Immaculate Conception has been the central place of worship for the Congregation of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, Houston, Texas.


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