Because of the very strict guidelines concerning public gatherings, and out of an abundance of caution,

the Chapel of the Incarnate Word is closed for public Masses.

In the meantime, we are finding other ways to pray together, and support one another during these challenging times when we cannot be physically together:

Please visit our blog for daily prayers and words of encouragement.

Join the Incarnate Word community every Wednesday night for 20 minutes of contemplative prayer, live-streamed via Facebook. If you do not have an account with Facebook, simply go to your own, private, prayer space, and join us in silent prayer for the needs of our suffering world. Wednesdays at 8:00 pm. https://www.facebook.com/chapelofiw/live/

Join the Incarnate Word worshipping community for Sunday Mass (in person attendance is extremely limited) @ 11:00 am, or via Zoom (for more information: www.uiw.edu/ministry)

On the MUSIC page is a playlist compiled for use during personal or communal prayer.

If you have a prayer request, please leave it here, and be assured of the prayers of the Incarnate Word Sisters.


From its beginning, the Chapel of the Incarnate Word has been a primary place of prayer and worship for the Sisters, their friends and families, and the community at large.  Traditionally the chapel was the space where new members were received into the community.  It has been the site of many significant celebrations for the Sisters—profession of vows, sending and commissioning ceremonies, jubilees, and funerals. It was also the place of daily prayer for the Sisters either living in or visiting the Motherhouse.

Additionally, the Chapel is the place where the ministries of the Congregation often celebrate prayer and rituals pertaining to their ministry.  As a community, we celebrate Eucharist in the Chapel every second Sunday of the month at 10:30 am, and on special liturgical feasts such as Christmas, All Saints, and the liturgies of the Triduum.

You are always welcome to join us.