#GivingTuesday This coming Tuesday is a day dedicated to GIVING.  In this spirit, we invite you to GIVE of your time. In keeping with our key words  – Praying, Informing, Giving –  We ask you to PRAY for the persecuted, and for their persecutors; To STAY INFORMED on the situation of our global poor and persecuted […]

Ethiopia – “I’m going to become a priest!”

By Eva-Maria Kolmann, ACN International Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin, ACN Canada Father Hagos Hayish, the general secretary of the Ethiopian Catholic Bishops’ Conference describes how he came to his vocation and how he followed it in difficult times. Excitedly, five-year-old Hagos runs up to his mother: “Mummy, mummy, Our Lady is down by the […]


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 […]