News & Updates Archive
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A Candid Conversation with Brittany Packnett took place on June 13, 2019 at the Ethical Society of St. Louis. Ms. Packnett’s extensive background, and her perspective as a St. Louis native, alum of Washington University, and member of the Ferguson Commission brought insight, challenges and encouragement to the attendees. The conversation, hosted by Women’s Voices…
Period Poverty Initiatives Address Long-Needed St. Louis Area Issues A global health issue is being addressed in a very local way, beginning with the work of SLU professor Anne Kuhlmann and a study funded by Incarnate Word Foundation. Dr. Kuhlmann examined how low-income people with periods in the St. Louis area get hygiene supplies and…
“Networking” is a tired cliché that describes an essential though often-avoided part of organizational life. Among those involved in nonprofit or ministerial work, networking may result in stretching already scarce resources wider to serve a cause. Not to mention the personal toll on time and energy that such gatherings can take. We may find refuge…
The following is an article from UIW’s “The Word” featuring Alejandra Escobar, a recent UIW graduate who completed an internship with Incarnate Word Foundation last July. Alejandra was joined by Alexa Ferrara and Joel Flores Maradiaga, two interns from Universidad de Monterrey (UDEM). The three of them added vitality to our lives and our office…
Sr. Helena Monahan, Sr. Kathleen Coughlin and Bridget Flood represented the Incarnate Word Foundation as part of a delegation from FADICA to the Vatican. FADICA (Foundations and Donors Interested in Catholic Activities) organized a week of meetings on critical issues facing our Church. The highlight of the trip was a Papal audience in St. Peter’s…
The document Open Wide Our Hearts: The Enduring Call to Love – A Pastoral Letter Against Racism was developed by the Committee on Cultural Diversity in the Church of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). It was approved by the full body of USCCB at its November 2018 General Meeting and has been authorized…
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