Bishop’s meeting with homecare-givers
In previous years, Bishop Laszlo Böcskei has traditionally visited all the home care centers of Caritas Catolica in the diocese, as well as the patients they care for. As epidemiological regulations did not allow such a visit this year, on Friday, 26 February 2021, the bishop invited the staff of Caritas Catolica to the Bishop's Palace in Oradea. At present Caritas cares for 276 patients in the diocese on a daily basis.
Weekly hot-meal distributions on street
In the context of the winter period, and very cold weather announced by the authorities, Caritas Catolica tries to help even more the homeless and the needy.
Sweet surprise for the elderly
We would like to express our gratitude tot he Yolo Cakes bakery for sweetening the day of the residents of St. Martin’s Elderly Home with a donation of cookies.
Christmas food collection for poor families
The collection containers of the National Food Bank are available in all LIDL stores in Oradea.
Hungarian Bread for Caritas-beneficiaries
We would like to express our thanks to Ödön Szabó, Member of Parliament, the Village Farmer Network, the Ministry of Agriculture in the motherland, and the RMDSZ volunteers for donating more than two tons of fine flour to the social kitchen of Caritas Catolica in Oradea as part of this year's Hungarian Bread Program.
Special collection in catholic churches
Every year, on the closest Sunday to St. Elizabeth’s feast, a fundraising campaign is organized in the churches of the diocese, the collected donations being offered to help the poor or sick people in the care of Caritas Catolica.
Elders recharged with music
The Gabrielle Quartet surprised the inhabitants of St. Elizabeth's Elderly Home in Oradea, administered by Caritas Catholica, with an outdoor concert on Saturday, October 3, on the occasion of International Day for Older Persons.
The helper of homecare patients has passed away
We announce with sorrow in our hearts, that the long-time sponsor and personal good friend of the Caritas community, Trijntje Stellingwerff from Boskoop has recently passed away. She was a medical doctor, former mayor, and president of the Stichting Oost-Europa Boskoop charity foundation.
Donations to urban and rural gypsy communities
Representatives of Caritas Catolica association have handed out donations consisting of non-perishable food and clothes to the Ciore Roma Foundation specialized in helping underprivileged roma communities in Bihor county, Romania. They have received 200 portions of canned mushrooms, 200 jars of apple puree and approx. 900 kilos of second hand clothes, originating form holland.
Infrared thermometers received from the local administration
Caritas Catolica has recently received 3 infrared thermometers from the local administration of Oradea. The new equipment can measure temperatures precisely from a safe distance without contact, which is very important for the security of our employees, beneficiaries and volunteers.