3424 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90010
213-637-7223
Missionoffice@la-archdiocese.org

AMOR EN ACCION- GROUP 1730

Amor en Acción is a lay missionary organization, originating in the Archdiocese of Miami in 1976. Our listing in the 2016 Kenedy Directory is on page #790. Our work engages people in short-term missions, missionary reflection, and long-term commitments to support nutrition, education, and outreach in communities in Haiti and the Dominican Republic. 

Areas of Work

  • Collaboration in evangelization, nutrition, education, development, medical aid, and other programs
  • Short-term mission preparation and ongoing mission formation

Populations Served

Haiti: Diocese of Port-de-Paix

  • Projects serve about 400,000 people
  • Evangelization – support for 25 catechists and materials
  • Nutrition/Education – 4,500 children in 30 schools and 113 teachers
  • Medical and Nutrition – projects serve an estimated 2,000 adults directly or indirectly
  • Development partnerships with coffee cooperative, artisan women’s groups, and parish solar project
  • Disaster relief and recovery projects: emergency food aid, shelter repair, and expansion to accommodate displaced persons, school repair/reconstruction, tuition assistance, agriculture job development, solar energy development, water purification, and cholera prevention & treatment projects

Dominican Republic: Diocese of La Vega and Diocese of San Pedro de Macoris

  • Projects serve: 1,100 children and 70 families
  • Education – projects serve 1,100 children in 3 schools
  • Short Term Mission groups serve: serve over 500 children every year in evangelization and youth activities. About ¼ of the adults and children are not baptized Catholics

Miami: Archdiocese of Miami

  • Preparation for short-term mission and ongoing formation
  • Mission Education in parishes and schools: approximately 5,000 children served in mission presentations, programs and retreats. Approximately 1,000 adults
  • Mission Network: Coordinate the Steering Committee that unites other mission groups and parishes of the Archdiocese of Miami that are engaged in missionary work, for mission reflection, and promoting missionary awareness and social advocacy throughout our community

To support AMOR EN ACCION, please click on the button below to donate and either select your parish in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and/or type Group 1730 in the memo box. God bless!