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Crib Collections

Crib Collections

 

Bishops in Eight Dioceses Recommend FHL to receive Crib Offerings 

FHL are delighted to announce that Bishops in eight dioceses have recommended Friends of the Holy Land to be beneficiaries of their crib offerings this year. This generous gesture, made by the dioceses of Arundel and Brighton, Birmingham, Hexham and Newcastle, Leeds, Middlesbrough, Portsmouth, Salford and Southwark, will have a significant impact on our ability to bring hope to vulnerable Christians living in the Holy Land. Last year crib donations raised nearly £75,000... to read more click image

 

 

Supporting the Health of West Bank Christians

Supporting the Health of West Bank Christians

Each year FHL distributes around £96,000 of medical grants in the Holy Land. FHL’s local Bethlehem committee regularly identifies upwards of 200 cases a year that need urgent medical attention... click the image to read more  

Supporting Iraqi Christian Refugees in Jordan

Supporting Iraqi Christian Refugees in Jordan

Since 2016, FHL have shown solidarity with Iraqi Christian refugees forced to flee their homes because of their faith. Through the direct help of Fr Mario Cornioli we support around 100 Christian families living in a Latin Parish in Amman and it is hoped, funds allowing, this programme will continue....click the image to read more

University Scholarships in Gaza

University Scholarships in Gaza

Statistics used to describe life in Gaza are shocking; the majority of the population are reliant on international food aid and prospects for young people are bleak, with over 65% unemployed. Working in partnership with the Pontifical Mission FHL support a number of Christian Students at university and college in Gaza working hard to improve their own future and that of their small Christian community....click the image to read more


Welcome to FHL's first Chief Executive

Welcome to FHL's first Chief Executive

Peter Rand writes, "On behalf of the Trustees, I warmly welcome Maria McCaffery OBE as the first Chief Executive of Friends of the Holy Land. This is an important step as part of our Strategic Plan to grow the Charity and give hope to an increased number of vulnerable Christians in the Holy Land. As CEO, Maria will play an integral part in our succession planning as we provide a robust structure of staff and volunteers at the Centre to support the hundreds of volunteers and generous donors around the country.... click image to read more

The Wonderful Warmth of Ecumenical Pilgrimage

The Wonderful Warmth of Ecumenical Pilgrimage

Hot on the heels of the successful RC Birmingham and CofE Worcester Dioceses ecumenical pilgrimage to the Holy Land last year, FHL learned of another similar pilgrimage, this time being organised out of Whitehaven in Cumbria ...click image to read more