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ACN Project of the Week: Help for training young religious women in India

India Help for training young religious women In Northeast India, the Catholic Church is still, relatively, young. In 2016, she celebrated 120 years of ministry in the country. However, in many parts of this region Catholic missionaries were only able to enter the region during the second half of the 20th century. An isolated and […]

ACN Project of the Week – support for Sisters in Ukraine

Ukraine Support for the life and ministry of four Redemptorists Sisters in Lviv   In the 1930s a dozen or more Ukrainian girls travelled to Belgium to prepare for the foundation of the first Redemptorists convent in their home country of Ukraine. However, it was not until 80 years later that this dream was finally […]

ACN Project of the Week – Angola

Angola Subsistence aid for Dominican Sisters   Thirty-four Dominican Sisters in Benguela pray the canonical hours 7 hours a day. Their prayers rise up for the Church and for all of humanity. These contemplative nuns live secluded from the world and in poverty, but say, “We are aware of the greatness of our calling. In […]

ACN Project of the Week – Democratic Republic of Congo

Democratic Republic of Congo   Housing for those who provide dignity Already one of the poorest and most underdeveloped countries in the world, the Democratic Republic of Congo has been thrown still further into destitution and chaos by the continuing violence and armed conflict throughout the country.   A lack of security and political instability have left […]

Project of the Week – for Sisters in Guatemala

Guatemala A  house for the relious formation of Sisters  The Congregation of the Sisters of Martha and Mary was founded in 1979 in the diocese of Jalapa. In this very poor region of Guatemala, there is also a great shortage of priests, and the congregation was established partly  to counter the proliferation of religious sects. […]

Journey with ACN – Syria

JOURNEY WITH ACN is our weekly newsletter regularly posted to our website and designed to acquaint you with the needs of the Catholic Church around the world and introducing you to various projects we have helped to bring into being together with our partners and ACN benefactors. This week:  Syria The Consecrated life For a tiny corner of Heaven   […]

Journey with ACN – Slovakia  

JOURNEY WITH ACN is  our weekly newsletter regularly posted to our website and designed to acquaint you with the needs of the Catholic Church around the world and introducing you to various projects we have helped to bring into being together with  our partners and ACN benefactors. This week:   Slovakia Help for the care and medical treatment of 20 […]

Press Release: Celebrating the World Day of Consecrated Life

  © Aid to the Church in Need God’s initiative  Robert Lalonde, ACN Canada Translation by Amanda Bridget Griffin Montreal, Tuesday February 2, 2015 – While we are today highlighting the World Day of Consecrated life, a Mass is being celebrated at Saint Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican giving homage to all who have chosen […]

Journey with ACN – Latin America

JOURNEY WITH ACN is our Friday our weekly newsletter regularly posted to our blog and designed to acquaint you with the needs of the Catholic Church around the world – and various projects we have been brought into being together with ACN benefactors. This week :  Latin America   By ACN International El Salvador Help for the training […]