Churches Together in Rome (CTiR) Rice Bowl 2024

This year, the donations for the Rice Bowl will go to Augusta Victoria Hospital (

Augusta Victoria Hospital, located on the Mount of Olives in East Jerusalem, is a licensed 171 bed hospital, specializing in comprehensive cancer & diabetes care, kidney care & dialysis, skilled nursing, and long-term care. Operated by the Lutheran World Federation, the hospital was established in 1950 as a major medical facility to care for Palestinians living in the West Bank and Gaza. The hospital also engages in wide range of community outreach programs, including mammography and diabetes mobile clinic.

Envelopes will be available during Mass on Sundays for donations and we will collect funds until the Solemnity of Pentecost. Thank you in advance for your generosity!

Australian Girls Choir Concert at Caravita

On September 20th our CARAVITA Community had the privilege of hosting an event organized by the Australian Embassy to the Holy See. Her Excellency Ambassador Chiarra Porro welcomed the Australian Girls Choir for a wonderful evening concert. The voices of 56 girls entertained an audience of diplomats, representatives from the Vatican and several members of our CARAVITA Community. The event also included the unveiling of a commemorative Vatican Post Office stamp, celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the opening of the Australian Embassy to the Holy See.

Rice Bowl collection