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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 […]

COVID-19: Religious on the front lines in Ukraine

COVID-19 –UKRAINE  Sisters on the front lines By Maria Lozano, ACN International Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin, ACN Canada Published on the web April 17, 2020 The Coronavirus has reached Eastern Europe. For Ukraine, the spread of this disease could have devastating consequences. Already, even before the arrival of COVID-19, with an  ongoing civil war […]

ACN Feature Story – Helping women in Cape Verde, Africa

Cape Verde Archipelago – Africa Moving ahead for women who have nothing left   During a trip to the Cape Verde Archipelago in February 2019, Robert Lalonde, a regular Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) contributor, spoke with Sister Romualda Tavares, the provincial leader of the Daughters of the Holy Heart of Mary for […]

ACN Project of the Week: Formation for young sisters in Brazil

Brazil Help for the formation of 50 young religious Sisters   It was only 30 years ago that the religious Institute the Servants of the Lord and the Virgin of Matarà was founded in Argentina. Yet since then it has spread throughout the world, with 160 convents in 35 different countries on all five continents […]

ACN Project of the Week: Help for training young religious women in India

India Help for training young religious women In Northeast India, the Catholic Church is still, relatively, young. In 2016, she celebrated 120 years of ministry in the country. However, in many parts of this region Catholic missionaries were only able to enter the region during the second half of the 20th century. An isolated and […]

ACN Project of the Week – support for Sisters in Ukraine

Ukraine Support for the life and ministry of four Redemptorists Sisters in Lviv   In the 1930s a dozen or more Ukrainian girls travelled to Belgium to prepare for the foundation of the first Redemptorists convent in their home country of Ukraine. However, it was not until 80 years later that this dream was finally […]

Project of the Week: Help for the consecrated people in Siberia

  Russia /Siberia Support for the life and ministry of 63 religious sisters in the diocese of Saint Joseph   The diocese of Saint Joseph in Irkutsk, in eastern Siberia, is geographically speaking the largest diocese in the world. With an area of almost 10 million km² it is actually larger than the United States! […]

Bosnia – Two professions in the life of the Croat religious sister Marija Bešker

Bosnia The more people give, the greater their contentment   “She is stronger than Tito,” a doctor at the Trauma Surgery Unit of the Clinical Centre of the University of Sarajevo says. She is quick to retort, “Of course! President Tito is long dead and I – thank the Lord – am very much alive.” […]

Kazakhstan : ACN’s Success Story of the week !

ACN’s Success Story in Kazakhstan Furnishing run by religious sister’s home for abandoned and orphaned children   In the town of Kapshagay 60 or more children have found a new home in a centre run by Catholic nuns. For in practice they have no families of their own. All of them have experienced trauma and […]

Feature Story in Paraguay – Sisters go where priest rarely visit

Paraguay Sisters work where priests rarely visit  Tupãsy! Tupãsy? The Mother of Jesus is coming! These were the words spoken in Guarani to welcome the Missionary Sisters of the Teaching and Atoning Saviour. The people living in the remote villages of the Paraguayan department of Canindeyú at the border to the Brazilian states of Mato Grosso and […]