appeal of Irobs in diaspora – to relieve suffering of brethren in Ethiopia suffering war of genocide against them
Lay faithful of the Catholic Eparchy (diocese) of Adigrat, Ethiopia who are living abroad have sent a universal appeal to Christians & men of good will to contribute to the relief of the Irob people now suffering from the war of genocide raging against them in Tigray State
The Irob Development Association (IDA) has sent the following letter.
[photo:Hiwot & her Uncle Abraha Misghina in D.C. at Capitol, April 2020.]
“Why is America such a great country?”, a quizzical high-schooler once asked Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Who replied: “She is great because her people are virtuous, truly good.” And only then.
NCCL has a lot of truly good Americans and Ethiopian family members to thank for coming to the rescue of (more…)
As I type (10:00 am EDT Monday, feast of St. Lawrence 2020, August 10), after four sometimes tortuously long years of waiting, Dr. Woods is performing the long-awaited surgery, in charity, for Hiwot at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. (more…)
And her Bishop begs you to be generous, to spare her life.
The following letter from (more…)
Imagine living in a neighborhood where your child’s well-being was in constant peril – by wild (more…)
A Priest-collaborator from Ethiopia’s poorest region, Irob, has asked this humble apostolate to do, with God’s help, what it can to relieve the suffering of young Hiwot Tgiorgis, a native of Irob: the region in northern Ethiopia hardest-hit by war, drought, and famine — now for decades. (more…)
“And whosoever shall give to drink to one of these little ones a cup of cold water only in the name of a disciple, amen I say to you, he shall not lose his reward.” Mt. x:24
“The name of the disciple” in this case is (more…)
Education is a valuable thing. One of those facts which one can begin to appreciate especially in its absence, and the desperate circumstances that follow.
Sr Bisirat Misgina, a Sister of the Daughters of Charity of St. V.incent de Paul in Ethiopia, can now help the youths for whom she cares. Thanks to your (more…)