Universal Apostolic Preferences

Vietnamese Jesuits and Friends Help the Poorest in Saigon amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

As of July 2021, Ho Chi Minh City, also known as Sai Gon, the biggest city of Vietnam, is the most-affected local with 45.561 confirmed cases. To curb COVID-19, local authorities in Ho Chi Minh have imposed lockdown measures due to the increased local COVID-19 activity. Thus, the poor and the homeless in this city have been strongly affected.

Water-filtration System Supplies Clean Water for Parishes of Ha Tinh Diocese

“Supplying Clean Water Sources and Purified Water” is a pastoral and social program organized by Caritas of Ha Tinh diocese in collaboration with the Social Apostolate Committee of the Society of Jesus in Vietnam. There are many water-filtration systems which have been set up on different parishes of Ha Tinh diocese to provide purified water for both Catholic and non-Catholic residents.

Scholastics of the St Joseph Jesuit Scholasticate provide food and essentials of life for nearby poor families.

Vietnam Jesuit Province Responds to Coronavirus Crisis

According to Worldometer, as of June 15, the coronavirus COVID 19, which originated from Wuhan, China, is affecting 213 countries and territories around the world. A total of 8,017,847 confirmed cases and a death toll of 436,125 deaths have been reported.[1]