Project of the Week in Sri Lanka

  Sri Lanka   Solar panels to help love radiate!   The diocese of Badulla lies in one of the poorest and most neglected regions on the island of Sri Lanka. Therefore the Church here is also very poor and, 45 years since it was first established, the diocese remains almost entirely dependent on outside […]

Feature Story – An Appeal from Aleppo the Carmelites

Syria AN APPEAL FROM ALEPPO – FROM THE CARMELITE NUNS   “The situation is a complicated one, and we are hearing many contradictory stories. The only truth we do know is that the people here are suffering and dying.” The words are those of Sister Anne-Françoise, a French religious of the Enclosed an Apostolic Discalced […]

ACN Project of the Week : Helping Carmelites Sisters in Croatia

Croatia A Success Story – and a new project!  For over 25 years now, ACN has been supporting the Carmelites in the convent of Saint Joseph, in the Croatian town of Breznica Djakovacka. Last year the Carmelite order celebrated the 500th anniversary of the birth of Saint Teresa of Avila who, together with Saint John […]

Project of the Week – Ukraine

Ukraine The Servants of the Lord and the Virgin of Matará need an extension on their house!   The religious congregation of the Servants of the Lord and the Virgin of Matará – or Servidoras for short – was founded in Argentina in 1989. It now has more than 1,000 Sisters, working in more than […]

Feature Story: Yemen and the murder of four Sisters

Photo: A few Sisters of the Congregation of Mother Teresa Yemen They gave bread “and received gunfire”  The Church deplores the world’s indifference to the murder of four nuns in Yemen Montreal/Königstein, 15 Mar. 2016 – The Catholic Church on the Arabian Peninsula deplores the indifference that the people of the world have shown in response to […]

Project of the Week – Building a Chapel in Argentina

ARGENTINA / BUENOS AIRES   Construction of a chapel at the monastery light of the Gospel, Little Sisters of the Lamb –  Argentina A chapel for the Little Sisters of the Lamb The Little Sisters of the Lamb are a new community which was founded in France in 1983. Although it has only been in existence […]

Journey with ACN – Kazakhstan

JOURNEY WITH ACN is our weekly newsletter regularly posted to our website and designed to acquaint you with the needs of the Catholic Church around the world and introducing you to various projects we have helped to bring into being together with our partners and ACN benefactors. This week:  Kazakhstan   Aid for the repair of a roof on […]

Journey with ACN – Burkina Faso

JOURNEY WITH ACN is our Friday newsletter which will be regularly posted to our blog.   Our weekly newsletter was designed to provide us with an opportunity to acquaint you with the needs of the Catholic Church around the world – and with some of the projects we have been able to realize together with […]