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Campus Ministry
To share the love of God with all those connected to the Incarnate Word Academy community...

Campus Ministry is an integral part of the IWA school community that encompasses the planning of all school liturgies, class retreats, prayer services, reconciliation and the school-wide community service program. Of greatest importance is the continued preserving and implementing of the mission of Incarnate Word Academy.

A full time Director of Campus Ministry Programs is available to the school community.  As a member of the religion department, the Director of Campus Ministry Programs interacts, plans and carries out programs and projects that are integral to the goals and objectives of the department.

Sister Eileen O'Keeffe
Director of Mission Integration
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Sr. Eileen graduated from IWA in 1959 and then entered the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas.  There she received a B.A. degree in education from the University of the Incarnate Word.  After teaching for five years, she received a Masters degree in social work from the University of Texas in Austin.  She later became a licensed clinical social worker and worked in various social services for thirty years. In August of 2005 Sr. Eileen became the Mission Integration Coordinator at IWA.  Mission Integration focuses on implementing the mission of Jesus, the Incarnate Word, in daily life.  At IWA this relates to spiritual development and community outreach as well as the academic program.  Sr. Eileen is the moderator of IWA’s Mission Committee of students and staff.  This dedicated group was largely responsible for the recent installation of IWA’s History Wall and Memorabilia Exhibit. 

Geri Pitti
Campus Minister
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Ms. Pitti has been in education for over thirty-five years.  Before coming to IWA, she taught math and religion for thirty-two years at St. Matthias the Apostle including being the religion coordinator for seven years.  She received her B.A. from Fontbonne College and her M.Ed. from the University of Missouri, St. Louis.  She also has her Religious Education Certification from the Archdiocese of St. Louis.

Ms. Pitti works with the faculty and students in planning liturgies, prayer services and retreats.  She oversees the community service projects of all the students.  She is also the moderator of the Key Club, the Liturgy Committee, and the Marian Middle School Committee as well as a member of the Mission Committee.  Additionally, she is a member of St. Joseph’s Parish in Manchester and sings in the choir. 

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