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Sri Lanka: Mass Offerings for 30 Rosarian Fathers

ACN PROJECT OF THE WEEK: Sri Lanka The Rosarians, an Institute of Consecrated Life, are the first contemplative male religious congregation to be founded in Asia. Established in 1928 the congregation also grew a female branch to their order beginning its seeding in 1950. The founding memberof the institute was  Father Bastiampillai Anthonipillai Thomas, who […]

ACN PROJECT OF THE WEEK: India – Support for the life and ministry of 63 religious in Rourkela

ACN PROJECT OF THE WEEK: India Support for the life and ministry of 63 religious in Rourkela   In the diocese of Rourkela, in the north of the Indian state of Odisha (formerly known as Orissa) there are 63 Sisters belonging to the congregation of the Daughters of the Cross. Normally, most work in the […]

ACN PROJECT OF THE WEEK: Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

ACN PROJECT OF THE WEEK: Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Success Story: Mass Books in the Chiluba language   The Chiluba (Ciluba) language is spoken by close to 6 million people in the Kasai Region in the southeast region of the Democratic Republic of Congo, a large country right at the heart of Africaand it […]

ACN Project of the Week: Subsistence Support for Religious Sisters in Benin

Benin Subsistence Support for Religious Sisters Sister Helène and Sister Epiphanie, both from Togo, belong to the Congregation of the Missionary Catechetical Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart. Since July 2018, they have been living and working in Parakou, a large and quickly developing town, situated in northern Benin. Many different cultural and ethnic groups […]

Success Story: Support given for Year of the Family

Belarus Success Story: Support given for Year of the Family   Belarus is a country which knows numerous problems. The country, which gained its independence in 1991, is considered by many international observers to be a dictatorship. Most see little hope or future prospect for themselves and many young people often try escaping their despair […]

Brazil – ACN Project of the week – Catechetical Material for Marginalized People

Brazil Catechetical materials for pastoral work The “Bethlehem Mission” (Missao Belem) is a lay spiritual community of people who devote themselves above all to caring for the homeless, the addicts, the lonely and all those facing a crisis or some other difficult situation. The members of the community, who describe themselves as “missionaries,” share their […]

ACN-Projects of the week – India – Help for the formation of 15 novices Sisters

India Help for the formation of 15 novices of the Holy Spirit Sisters   The Holy Spirit Sisters are a congregation founded in 1950 in Germany. They work above all in pastoral care and their role is to support the priests in their work. Right from the start it was the desire of their founder […]

ACN’s project of the week – Cuba: a Catholic calendar to accompany the faithful

Success Story: Cuba a Catholic calendar to accompany the faithful through the year   Each year, thanks to the help of ACN, the Cuban bishops’ conference is able to publish a Catholic liturgical and catechetical calendar, which has now become an indispensable companion through the year for many Catholics in every diocese of the country. […]

ACN’s Project of the week: A generator for Radio Huruma, Tanzania

Tanzania A generator for Radio Huruma For 10 years now Radio Huruma has been an integral part of life in the diocese of Tanga in northern Tanzania. Thanks to this radio station, the Church is able to reach many people who could not otherwise get to church. For the Catholic faithful live widely scattered across […]

ACN Project of the week – India – ACN Help to build a church

India Construction of a new church in the mission of Jubaguda   Jubaguda is one of the 36 villages in the archdiocese of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar in Odisha (formerly Orissa) State in northeast India which made tragic headlines back in 2008 when they were the scene of murderous and violent attacks against Christians.   Jubaguda is a […]