The Sisters of Saint Teresa of the Child Jesus is an African congregation founded in 1929. Today, it has 168 fully professed sisters and ministers in the southern African countries of Malawi and Zambia. Amazingly, the congregation continues to grow, thanks to the interest and faith of young African women.
“The building of this church has been extremely important to us. We have no words to thank you for the fact that our dream has now come true.” A devoted faithful and parishioner from Brazil
Through the generosity of our donors, Aid to the Church in Need commits itself to the construction of churches and chapels, and the repair of church buildings desecrated by war or hatred — giving believers new hope and a place to gather as a faith community. Thank you for your continued support.
Christians, Muslims, and followers of traditional African religions lived peaceably in Mali for centuries, until war erupted in 2012. Tuareg rebels, aiming to establish an independent Islamic state in northern Mali, formed an alliance with radical Islamists. Jihadists quickly gained control, and hundreds of thousands were forced to flee.
Will you give to help Father Sergij expand his rehabilitation center for drug addicts in Russia? At present, there are 60 young men who have been accepted in the center. In order to provide an occupation for them all, Father Sergij would now like to start up an apiary with 50 beehives.
There are still a number of foreign missionaries living and working in Ghana today. One of them, Franciscan Father Martino Corazzin has been working there ever since 1991, and by now he has built many churches and schools and sponsored numerous social and pastoral projects over the years.