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ACN Project of the Week – Renovation of the Carmelites Sisters Church – Haïfa

Israel – Haïfa  Success Story: Repairs to the convent chapel of the Carmelite Sisters in Haifa The Carmelite Sisters in Haifa are very happy now. Thanks to the generosity of our benefactors, ACN was able to give them 45 000 dollars so that they could finally repair their convent chapel. This church, which is dedicated to […]

ACN’s Project of the week: A generator for Radio Huruma, Tanzania

Tanzania A generator for Radio Huruma For 10 years now Radio Huruma has been an integral part of life in the diocese of Tanga in northern Tanzania. Thanks to this radio station, the Church is able to reach many people who could not otherwise get to church. For the Catholic faithful live widely scattered across […]

ACN’s Project of the Week: Paraguay – A boat for pastoral care

Paraguay  A boat for pastoral care in Carmelo Peralta   The apostolic vicariate of Chaco is located in the far north of the country. It extends over a vast area of swamps and semi-arid forests. There are only 30,000 inhabitants. The roads are very bad and some locations are only accessible by water.   The […]

ACN Project of the Week – DRC

Success Story: Democratic Republic of the Congo   A minibus for the Dominican Fathers in Kinshasa   The Dominican Fathers in Kinshasa are delighted to have received their new minibus. Their old vehicle finally gave up the ghost, irrevocably, while travelling on the road, some 210 km (130 miles) away from their home monastery. From […]

ACN Project of the Week: A little warmth for Lebanese Sisters

Lebanon A heating system for a convent housing sick and elderly sisters   A convent in Jeita is home for some 20 or so elderly religious Sisters, some of whom are frail and or ill. It has been designated, by the congregation of the Salvatorian Sisters of Saint Basil of Our Lady of the Annunciation, […]

ACN Project of the Week – A car to reach parishioners in La Serena, Chile

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 […]

Project of the Week: Marian devotion in Ethiopia

Project of the Week in Ethiopia Printing a book on the devotion to Mary Ethiopia is an ancient Christian country. “See, here is water! What prevents me from being baptized?”   This is what the Ethiopian man said to Philip in the Acts of the Apostles (8:36). This spontaneous decision, just a few years after […]

Project of the Week in India

India A multipurpose hall for the parish of Ambadochar   The parish of Ambadochar is located approximately 56 miles (91 km) from the town of Khandwa in the state of Madhya Pradesh, central India. A remote village parish, encompassing about 200 Catholic families who are ministered to by the Divine Word Missionaries (also known as the […]

Project of the Week – in Tanzania

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 […]