News & Updates

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News & Updates Archive

Incarnate Word Foundation is in the news, and bringing you articles and information related to our community concerns, partnerships, and initiatives. Search our archive for more information:


IWF Internship Program Now Includes UIW

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…

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USCCB Writes Pastoral Letter Against Racism

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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Are We Standing in the Right Place?

In the wake of decades of horrific child sexual abuse by Catholic priests and unconscionable cover-up by those in higher authority, the Catholic Church is facing a challenge even bigger than the scandal itself. It is faced with the dazed and confused voices of its own faithful asking questions like these: How could this have…

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Race for Reconciliation

The Race For Reconciliation at Tower Grove Park took off on Saturday, September 30.  This was the second annual race sponsored by St. Louis Reconciliation Network (STLRN), RECON Community Partner.  The Mission of STLRN is “to heal the broken race relations of the St. Louis region by harnessing the potential collective power of its diverse…

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Confronting the Sin of Racism

Most Reverend George V. Murry, S.J., Bishop of Youngstown, Ohio, and chairman of the USCCB Ad Hoc Committee Against Racism, was scheduled to deliver a special presentation in St. Louis on March 22, 2018 entitled: ‘The Church as a Consistent Voice to Eradicate Racism.’ He was unable to attend, due to health concerns. The Diocese…

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News Categories

Read more about IWF news, happenings within the Catholic Church and St. Louis community, RECON events, and our COVID-19 Response.

FEATURE 1

Catholic News

Updates on the Catholic Church’s efforts to serve the poor and marginalized in St. Louis and across the globe.

FEATURE 2

RECON Events

An Invitation for St. Louis to Come Together, Learn Together, and Engage in Reuniting Divided Communities.

FEATURE 3

COVID-19

Every continent in the world is impacted by the corona virus pandemic. In St. Louis, we’re supporting communities to help us sustain each another.

Grant Partners

Grant Partners

Our grants spark collaborative relationships by
funding organizations serving the most vulnerable in our city.

Our Priorities

At the heart of the foundation, we value efforts to advance equity, opportunity, & human dignity. These efforts often address the following topics, though Racial Equity is the overarching, all-encompassing priority for each organization or project we fund.

Our Impact on the St. Louis Community

Funding neighborhood work fosters systemic change by addressing the root causes of poverty and oppression. It fosters the confidence within individuals to dream while simultaneously creating access to the tools and resources needed to achieve those dreams.