Project of the Week: Success Story in Russia’s Arctic

Mass Offerings for 43 priests in the diocese of Saint Joseph, Irkutsk, Russia With an area of 10 million km², the diocese of Saint Joseph in Irkutsk is larger than the entire country of Canada (9,985 million km²). Bordering on China, the Pacific Ocean and Alaska, it stretches across seven different time zones. Scattered across this vast area […]

Project of the Week: Mass Offerings and Support sent to the Brazilian Amazon

Mass Offerings for priests and support for religious Sisters in the Amazonian diocese of Humaitá, Brazil  The diocese of Humaità is situated in northwest Brazil, in the state of Amazonas. It covers a vast area of over 136,000 km² (larger than Greece), but sparsely populated with only 135,000 inhabitants. Around 55,000 of these people are concentrated in the city of Humaità itself, while the rest […]

Project of the Week – Mass Offerings for a Seminary in Liberia

Mass Offerings for the educators at the Seminary of Gbarna The country of Liberia in West Africa was initially established by African slaves from America, who had been repatriated back to the African continent. Sadly, however, there has been conflict between their descendants and the already established local tribes, conflict which has continued to this […]

Project of the Week: Mass Intentions for Nicaragua

Mass Offerings for the sustenance of five contemplative Albertine priests The monks of Saint Albert are a young, home-grown contemplative order of priests and religious in Nicaragua. Until recently there were no male contemplative religious orders in this Central American country. And the five men who have embraced this religious life in Estelí, in the […]

Project of the Week – Mass Offerings for Priests in India

Mass Offerings for 113 Priests in the Diocese of Tezpur The diocese of Tezpur lies in the state of Assam, in the far northeast of India, a state well known for its tea production. The 195,000 or so Catholics here make up only a tiny minority of the 84 million people in the state. Most […]

ACN Success Story—Sierra Leone

Mass Offerings for 40 priests The people of Sierra Leone have traversed a great deal of suffering recently. The consequences of a bloodying civil war which raged from 1991 to 2002 are still evident. The horror claimed innumerable human lives and devastated large portions of the country’s infrastructure in its wake. The country’s economy was […]

ACN News – Coronavirus in DR Congo: ACN Grants Aid to Sisters

ACN News – Coronavirus in DRC ACN grants aid also to religious Sisters by Christophe Lafontaine, ACN International Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin, ACN Canada Published on the web, June 23, 2020   A loss of wages that were meagre to begin with. No further material or financial support from parishioners. Abject poverty. The Coronavirus […]

ACN Success Story – Mass Offerings for priests in Brazil

 Mass Offerings for 19 priests of the Shalom Community The Catholic Shalom Community was founded in 1982 in Brazil. Its members include young people, families, married couples and priests, who live in so-called “life communities“ and are dedicated to the work of evangelization and Christian instruction, mainly for young people. Central to the life of […]

ACN Project of the Week: Mass Offerings in Uruguay

Uruguay Special Mass Offerings for 18 elderly priests in need Few people have summarized the importance of the priesthood more trenchantly than Saint Jean Marie Vianney, the famous Curé of Ars: “Without the sacrament of ordination, we would not have the Lord. Who placed him in the Tabernacle? The priest! Who welcomed your soul at […]