Students from Austria volunteering at St. Joseph`s
This year's second group of volunteers came to us from Austria to work on the renovation of the St. Joseph Social Center. 20 students of the HTL Mödling vocational school, under the guidance of specialist teachers Michael Wöhrer, Markus Wöhrer and Erwin Haring, installed suspended ceilings, erected plasterboard walls and worked on the renovation of the restrooms on the first floor.
Social Services Fair 2022
We are waiting for you at the Caritas stand within the Social Services Fair today until 4 p.m. in Unirii Square. Here you can find out information about the socio-medical services offered by our association, and you can also buy decorational items, candles, clothing, etc. made by hand by the residents of the Caritas nursing homes and provided by the Maria Anzbach church community in Austria.
Flowers for the elderly
We planted a hundred tulips in the garden of St. Elizabeth's Elderly Home this afternoon with our enthusiastic volunteers from Ady High School and Eminescu High School. We hope that the flowers will beautify the life of the elderly in the house as early as spring. We thank to the homes resident Mrs. Eva Matyi for the professional guidance she offered to the volunteers!
72 hours without compromise - volunteering at Caritas
Members of the Partiumi Halo Association and the youth group of the Church of Friends volunteered with us today as part of the 72 Hours Without Compromise program. The youngsters devoted their entire Sunday (the 9th of October) to charity activities as the closing act of the three-day campaign.
Celebration with pancake-party at St. Martin's Elderly Home
We celebrated the residents of St. Martin's Home with a festive Holy Mass and a pancake party on Wednesday, October 5, in connection with World Seniors Day.
International Day of Older Persons at St. Elizabeth's Elderly Home
We have celebrated International Day of Older Persons at St. Elizabeth's Elderly Home run by Caritas Catolica on Saturday, October 1.
Dancing for the elderly
We would like to thank the members of the Oradea Dance Ensemble for visiting us with their traditional itinerary show and delighting the residents of the St. Elisabeth Elderly Home
End of EU project Grandparents of Salonta Community
Three golden years ended in the life of the elderly in Salonta city. On Tuesday, 13 September, we held the final event of the EU project entitled Grandparents of Salonta Community (Bunicii Comunității Salonta), within which free day-care sessions and free home care services were provided for members of the community over the age of 65. In the three-year project, the main applicant, the Salonta City Hall provided the activities of the day care center, while as a project partner, Caritas Catolica provided homecare at the Salonta work point.
A life lived with dignity
An extraordinary event took place on Tuesday, the 30th of August 2022, at St. Elizabeth's Elderly Home in Oradea, administered by Caritas Catolica, where Mrs. Dani Elena (Mrs. Ica) was greeted with the occasion of her 100th birthday. The extraordinary ceremony was attended by illustrious guests such as his excellence, Mr. László Böcskei, the Roman Catholic diocesan bishop, the representative of the Prefect's Chancellery, Mr. Cristian Stef, the Reformed pastor Melinda Nacsádiné Csuka, the director of Caritas pastor József Rajna, as well as artists, musicians and guests from abroad.
Commemoration of pastor Döme
Today, several of the Caritas employees, believers and beneficiaries even from Sălacea and Salonta came to the small chapel of the St. Joseph Center to pay homage to the memory of pastor Demeter Curaliuc, who was accompanied yesterday in his last trip to the cemetery Rulikowski from Oradea.