A Success Story in the Philippines A vehicle for pastoral work among the indigenous peoples of the diocese of San Jose For the past seven years, Sister Anita has been working among the indigenous peoples of the diocese of San Jose, supporting them with wise counsel and ministering to their needs. She looks after […]
Guatemala A car for pastoral work in a very large parish The parish of El Calvario in Cobàn is under the care of three priests belonging to the congregation of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Although the parish church is close to the city centre, the parish itself covers a vast and mountainous area of […]
Chile A car to reach the parishioners of La Serena Archbishop René Rebolledo Salinas faces major challenges. His archdiocese of La Serena covers an area of over 40,000 km² – the size of Switzerland. Consequently, the distances he must travel are huge and the 500,000 Catholics of the archdiocese are widely scattered across this […]
Ethiopia Bicycles for 30 catechists in Gambella The apostolic vicariate of Gambella lies in the extreme west of Ethiopia, on the frontier with South Sudan. It is a remote and underdeveloped region where there is widespread poverty. Therefore, there are recurrent and intermittent inter-tribal conflicts mainly between the more settled, farming tribes […]
Malawi A vital vehicle to reach remote parishioners in the mountains Here is a success story signed by Aid to the Church in Need! The parish of Saint Paul is one of the largest parishes in the diocese of Blantyre and lies in a mountainous area, close to the frontier between Malawi and Mozambique.
Project of the Week in Tanzania A sturdy vehicle for the parish of Namswea The parish of Namswea lies in the far south of Tanzania, in the diocese of Mbinga. It is a large parish with over 11,300 faithful and 13 outstations lying anything up to 30 miles (50 km) from the parish centre. For many […]