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Fund the Training of Catechists in the Peruvian Andes

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The territorial prelature of Chuquibambilla lies high up in the Andes, at an altitude of up to 16,000 feet, in one of the poorest regions …

Success Story: 500 Bibles for a Prison Apostolate in Peru

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As in many other parts of the world, in Latin America the prisons are hopelessly overfilled and conditions within them are extremely hard. The prison …

Help for the Training of Seminarians in Peru

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High in the Andes, at an altitude of over 10,000 feet, there are nine young men preparing for ordination to the priesthood. They live in the town of Huaraz, in Peru. Huaraz is the seat of the diocese and home to the diocesan seminary; the region’s Catholics are scattered across 5,000 square miles and ministered to by 58 priests.

Renovate a Formation Center in Peru

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The prelature of Chuquibambilla in southern Peru lies high up in the hills, at an altitude of 10,000 to 15,000 feet. It is a region of great poverty, where the people have to contend with poor soil and frequent droughts. Added to this was the 10 years of terror and civil war inflicted by the Maoist guerillas of the so-called “Shining Path,” rebels who during the 1980s left behind deep scars among the people that have still not healed to this day.

Help for the Formation of Religious Sisters in Peru

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In many countries of Latin America there is no state help of any kind for the physically or mentally handicapped. Most families, already living in poverty, have little possibility of helping their own handicapped children in a manner appropriate to their needs. Thankfully, the congregation of the Servants of God‘s Plan (Siervas del Plan de Dios) have a special vocation for the care of the poorest and most needy.

A Host-Baking Machine for Carmelite Sisters in Peru

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The Convent of the Discalced Carmelites in Abancay, in southern central Peru, was initially established in 1964 with seven religious from Cusco. Today, the community …

Ongoing Training of Catechists in a Vast Parish in Peru

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The Apostolic Vicariate of Iquitos lies deep in the jungle of the Peruvian Amazon region. Even getting to the capital involves having to travel by …

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Words of Comfort and Hope

“This brief note is to let you know that we, the monks in Sri Lanka, are praying for the whole world every day from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm before the Blessed Sacrament. And as we pray for the whole world, we have not forgotten you at ACN; you and your loved ones are also remembered in a special way. We pray that the Good Lord may protect you, your loved ones from this pandemic as we believe in a God who is good.”