ACN Project of the Week -Success Story: Support for religious sisters caring for the sick in Cuba

  Every year, Aid to the Church in Need supports thousands of religious sisters all around the world—over 18,000 of them in the year 2020.  The religious Sisters of the Congregation of the “Handmaids of Mary” are among them. The congregation was founded in Madrid in the 19th century. Its special mission is to care for the sick, whether in the hospitals or in their homes. The religious Sisters are  doing it entirely free of […]

Project of the Week – Ukraine – A chapel in a converted container for the parish of Saint Padre Pio in Krasnosilka

The parish of St. Padre Pio in Krasnosilka, a village in southern Ukraine around 15 km north of the city of Odessa, is still young and also pretty small. The Catholic community there numbers only around 30 people, mainly families with young children. But other families are beginning to show an interest in the Catholic faith.   Yet there is still no church here. Mass […]