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IN SYRIA THERE ARE 11,500 FAMILIES WHO NEED YOUR HELP NOW
COMMIT YOURSELF WITH US AGAINST CORONAVIRUS
Rural Damascus, Aleppo and Tartous: in these regions tormented by conflict, we nuns of Saint Rita have decided we could not turn away.
This year Syria had been chosen for the twinning of the feast of Saint Rita.
And even if because of coronavirus we do not know what will happen, we want to bring the charity of Saint Rita and her message of peace to the most fragile and the poorest.
By choosing to pray to your beloved Saint Rita with the Pilgrim's Kit, your donation helps the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) continue its work in favour of Syrian families.
Support the Monastery now and download the Pilgrim Kit
for your daily prayer to Saint Rita.
Together we will help the Syrian people.
The prayers to be recited every day to feel closer to each other.
An intimate self-examination to approach the sacrament of confession.
The prayer that prepares you for the Feast of Saint Rita on May 22.
AMMAR'S STORY OF HOPE
Ammar, twelve years old, suffers from a genetic condition that causes the eyelids to drop, weakening his sight and completely damaging the retinas. The Jesuit Refugee Service managed to help him with eyelid surgery.
AMMAR STUDIES AT THE JRS CENTRE IN DAMASCUS, WHERE THE TEACHERS WILL HELP HIM WITH HOMEWORK AND WRITING ACTIVITIES. HIS WORDS GO STRAIGHT TO THE HEART:
"Look, I'm like you. At school I now have a group of friends. We have a lot of fun and do many activities together. Sometimes I even go to school alone and I've decided that when I grow up, I'd like to be an actor and dance as much as I can. Now I can do a lot!"
THE VIRUS DOES NOT STOP THE SOLIDARITY OF RITIAN DEVOTEES
Operators of the health project in Aleppo continue to offer care to those who need it, increasing safety measures for themselves and for patients. The service has slowed down, but the works of charity continue every day thanks to you.