The Incarnate Word Foundation Press was established in 2020 to publish and distribute Blue Hole Wisdom: My Journey with the Sisters by Executive Director Bridget McDermott-Flood, and future publications created by the foundation. All proceeds from the sale of IWF Press publications support the charitable work of the Incarnate Word Foundation.
Telling the Sisters’ Stories
Bridget talks with Sr. Cathy Vetter, CCVI, and Sr. Helena Monahan, CCVI, about Blue Hole Wisdom and the mission of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word.
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Bridget plunges into the inspiration, discoveries, and journey writing her book.
Blue Hole Wisdom: My Journey with the Sisters
“What a gift”
Bridget Flood writes of her personal experience with the Incarnate Word Sisters from San Antonio. Her engaging style and reflective approach give the reader a window into the commitment of Catholic Sisters for justice in our time. It is a faith-filled read that brings joy and self-reflection. What a gift for these chaotic times.
Sr. Simone Campbell, SSS
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, NETWORK
“Essential clues… for a life of meaning and joy”
Bridget McDermott Flood offers compelling stories of women whose choices and commitments provide essential clues to the perennial quest for a life of meaning and joy. Blue Hole Wisdom: My Journey with the Sisters is a beautifully narrated account of wisdom garnered through the author’s encounter and accompaniment of remarkable Catholic sisters providing diverse and life-giving ministries at home and abroad.
Kerry Alys Robinson
GLOBAL AMBASSADOR, LEADERSHIP ROUNDTABLE
AUTHOR, IMAGINING ABUNDANCE: FUNDRAISING, PHILANTHROPY AND A SPIRITUAL CALL TO SERVICE
“Caused me to think deeply”
These accounts of faith and service present lives deeply formed by their order, caused me to think deeply about the Incarnate Word Sisters and their legacy of service to the People of God.
Dr. Kenneth Parker
Ryan Endowed Chair for Newman Studies, Professor of Historical Theology
“Bridget lovingly pays tribute”
Through memorably vivid storytelling, Bridget McDermott Flood lovingly pays tribute to the Incarnate Word Sisters who have long inspired her. Anyone seeking to enliven their own faith journey will surely be moved by these beautifully crafted profiles: women choosing to accompany their sisters and brothers on the margins, animated by a deep spirituality of finding God’s presence and joy in all things and every encounter.
Elizabeth A. Donnelly
Co-founder and Preacher Coordinator, Catholic Women Preach