ACN Project of the Week – Renovation needs in Ecuador

Project of the Week in Ecuador Renovation of the presbytery on Isla di Puná Posted Friday, November 1, 2019 The Isla di Puná is an island of some 900 km² just off the south coast of Ecuador. It has a population of around 7,000 and is actually a somewhat impoverished area, although efforts have been […]

ACN Project of the Week – Prayer books for kids in Ecuador

Ecuador Advent and Christmas prayer booklets for 2,000 children and teens   Christmas is not mainly about giving presents of course, but rather, about celebrating the birth of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. God came into this world as a little child to lead us to salvation. In order to strengthen and deepen this […]

ACN Project of the Week – in Ecuador

Ecuador Help to renovate the convent of the Poor Clares   The town of San Miguel is situated in central western Ecuador, in the province of Bolívar, the name translates into Saint Michael (the Archangel). Since 1902 the town of San Miguel has had a Marian shrine dedicated to Our Lady of Lourdes, including a […]

Special edition of Journey with ACN – Ecuador

Earthquake in Ecuador No hands and no means to rebuild In the small Ecuadorian village of Canoa hardly any houses are left standing following the earthquake on 16 April. This quiet fishing village with its wonderful seascape, colourful houses and small population now looks like a battlefield. Three Franciscan Sisters from Canoa are the only […]

Earthquake in Ecuador #PrayForEcuador

Earthquake in Ecuador “Funerals in the streets” Many Ecuadorians experienced the earthquake in churches because “it was the hour of the Mass” An odor of decomposition and combustion floats in the streets of the Ecuadorian city of Portoviejo. People desperately ask for water, food and blankets. No one is sleeping in his house, even those […]