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Burundi – “Mothers” of Reconciliation

The Carmelite Missionary Sisters in Burundi Burundi, one of the smallest countries in Africa, has been going through a social and political crisis since 2015. This country, with a 94% Christian population, has received help in these difficult times from a number of different communities of religious sisters. Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) […]

Project of the Week—Helping Sisters in the Czech Republic Survive Through Difficult Times

Subsistence aid for the discalced Carmelite Sisters in Prague The feast of Saint Joseph on 19 March 2021 was a day of special joy for the discalced Carmelite Sisters in Prague. For on this day Sister Elizabeth Miriam took her solemn permanent vows and bound herself for ever to the Carmelite family and making her […]

ACN News – Mozambique: Carmelite Sisters testify to the “barbarity” of jihadists

 Mozambique Carmelite Sisters testify to the “barbarity” of jihadists Three days of attacks in the village of Macomia by Paulo Aido & Christophe Lafontaine Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin Published on the web, June 22, 2020   At the end of May, terrorist groups launched a merciless attack on the town of Macomia, in the […]

ACN Project of the Week for Contemplative Carmelites in Bolivia

  Bolivia Success Story: renovation of the Carmelite convent in Reyes The Carmelite convent in the small town of Reyes, in northwest Bolivia, was founded in 1979 by eight Spanish Carmelite Sisters. The bishop at the time would never have dared hope that one day a congregation of contemplative nuns would settle here, in this […]

Journey with ACN – Brazil

JOURNEY WITH ACN is our Friday newsletter which will be regularly posted to our blog.   Our weekly newsletter was designed to provide us with an opportunity to acquaint you with the needs of the Catholic Church around the world – and with some of the projects we have been able to realize together with […]

India – Renovation of the Carmelite convent in Jordhig

ACN International Adapted by Robert Lalonde, ACN Canada The Carmelite Sisters in the diocese of Jalpaiguri in West Bengal are overjoyed – for thanks to the kindness of our benefactors we have been able to give them 37 700$ towards the cost of renovating their convent in Jordhigi. The convent has been in existence since […]