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Project of the Week: Construction of a Presbytery in Peru

The parish of Massiapo sits at an altitude of over 10,000 feet in the Andes misty rainforest of Puno. Life is already extremely difficult here, and the pandemic has made it worse for the people here—as it has for the work of the Church. Many planned events and activities had to be postponed or even […]

Project of the Week—Support for Contemplative Sisters in Peru

Support for the apostolate of 16 contemplative Sisters in southern Peru, in the apostolic prelature of Ayaviti. Peru, the third largest country in South America, has been severely hit by the coronavirus pandemic. Although the country responded as early as March 2020 with a range of restrictions, nevertheless, one year later there were already over […]

ACN Project of the Week: Help for the training of catechists in the Peruvian Andes

ACN Project of the Week in Peru Help for the training of catechists in in the Peruvian Andes by ACN Projects Department International Adapted by Amanda Griffin, ACN Canada Published online May 26, 2020 In one of the poorest regions of Peru lies the territorial prelature of Chuquibambilla high in the Andes at an altitude […]

Project of the Week: Support for the training of Religious Sisters in Peru

Peru Support for the training of religious Sisters In many Latin American countries, state help of any kind is unavailable to people struggling with a physical or intellectual disability. Most families facing these challenges are already living in poverty and have few resources to address the specific needs of their disabled children. The Congregation of […]

Project of the Week in Peru – Help for training in the Amazon region

Success story in Peru Help for the training of 19 seminarians in the Amazon region     The apostolic vicariate of Yurimaguas in the east of Peru is situated for the most part in the Amazon rainforest, in an area that is home to various different indigenous groups. The 224,000 or so Catholics in this […]

Success Story: Peru

Peru  Success Story: Training of catechists in the Rainforest Deep within the jungle of the Peruvian Amazon region lies the apostolic vicariate of Iquitos, a place only accessible by air or by boat. Though this may appeal to an adventurer on holidays, it represents a major challenge for the pastoral workers of the Catholic Church. […]

ACN Project of the Week in Peru : Expansion of pastoral activities in the Rain Forest

Peru Expansion of the pastoral outreach program in the Amazon rainforest Forty-five years ago Sister Maria Luisa Maduell left everything to follow Christ by joining the congregation of the Sisters of Jesus. A vocation that took her from Spain, deep into the Amazon region of eastern Peru into the apostolic vicariate of Yurimaguas, a region largely covered […]

Project of the Week in Peru and Bolivia

Peru and Bolivia Support for religious sisters caring for the poor and elderly The congregation of the “Hermanitas de los Ancianos Desamparados” (“Little Sisters of the Helpless Elderly”) was founded in Spain in 1873 to help poor, helpless and abandoned elderly people who had no one else to care for them. Today the congregation has no […]

Journey with ACN – Peru

JOURNEY WITH ACN is  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 helped to bring into being together with ACN benefactors. This week:   Peru   Mass Offerings for 23 priests working in the Amazon region The apostolic […]

Canada – Over one million dollars in support of various projects

Robert Lalonde, ACN Canada Amanda Bridget Griffin, ACN Canada Montreal, Thursday June 20, 2013 – In 2013, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) Canada, supported various projects around the world with over one million dollars in donations. It is with a great deal of pride that Marie-Claude Lalonde, National Director of ACN Canada, acknowledges […]