Ukrainians need pastoral care to overcome the hardships of the war and the economic situation. Fortunately, vocations are flourishing in the country. With your help, we can support the formation of 69 seminarians.
We promised to help 57 Formation Projects. We still need 674,933.45€
The Church in Ukraine faces many challenges: a growing secularization after the post-communist revival, an ongoing economic crisis, and armed conflicts in the east of the country. Ukrainians need pastoral care, and they are in dire need of priests. “Everything the Church possessed, buildings, properties, material goods, everything was confiscated by the state during Communism. Without outside help, we would not be able to support ourselves,” said Fr. Petro Zhuk, rector of a seminary in Kyiv. After the fall of the regime, seminaries were rebuilt throughout the country. Vocations are flourishing, and the community is eager to hear about the Catholic faith and Christian values. Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk experienced the time of persecution and is pleased that his seminarians are today free to follow their vocation. 69 seminarians are preparing for priesthood in Kyiv, they need support for their formation.
The people of the Apostolic vicariate of Yurimaguas, in the Peruvian Amazon, live in poverty. Although there are vocations, they cannot afford to pay for their formation. With your help, we can support the 11 seminarians in Callao.
Haiti is one of the poorest countries in the world. The Churches are full, and there are many vocations. But they cannot afford their formation at the seminary. With your help, we can support 285 seminarians in Port-au-Prince.
The society in the Czech Republic has suffered a spiritual vacuum left behind by communism. Even if one in every four Czechs claims to believe in God, there is still a need for evangelization. Your help will support the formation of 22 seminarians in Prague.
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