Posts Tagged ‘Catholic charity’

Vinnies continues responding to Gabrielle hardships

Monday, February 12th, 2024

One year after the devastating Cyclone Gabrielle, St Vincent de Paul continues its recovery support in Wairoa. A pivotal visit by St Vincent de Paul Napier council member Dan Sussmilch helped the organisation develop a multifaceted strategy to offer immediate relief and assist in facilitating the community’s long-term rehabilitation. As part of its community involvement Read more

St Vincent de Paul moves with the effects of devastation

Thursday, September 28th, 2023
St Vincent de Paul

Amid Cyclone Gabrielle’s devastating impact, a group of young volunteers emerged as unsung heroes. Without the help of young people, St Vincent de Paul Napier would not have been able to respond so positively, reports the Catholic charity in its most recent national newsletter. While the media focus has moved on, Cyclone Gabrielle’s devastation continues Read more

Aid to the Church in Need donates millions to Ukraine

Monday, June 19th, 2023
Aid to the Church in Need

Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) says its support for the Church in Ukraine topped €9.5 million last year. The Catholic charity’s 2022 annual accounts show almost 10 percent of its aid went to support 353 vital projects in Ukraine. Some of that was spent on internally displaced persons (IDPs). Ukranian Bishop Yosafat Hovera Read more