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Support 16 Contemplative Sisters in Peru

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Peru is the third largest country in South America, with a mostly indigenous population of 32 million and a topography that includes the Andes mountains …

In Peru, lay missionaries minister to the destitute of the Amazon rainforest

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“I consider myself to be extremely fortunate, because in Amazonia you can live closer to God, and by working with the simple and humble people living here, you can actually touch Him.”

Fund the Training of Catechists in Peru’s Andes Mountains

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The prelature of Chuquibambilla lies high in the Andes, in one of the poorest regions of Peru. Fourteen priests currently work here under difficult conditions, …

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.

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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