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FHL Join Bishops in the Holy Land

FHL Join Bishops in the Holy Land

FHL was, once again, immensely privileged to be invited to take part in the ‘Holy Land Coordination’, a pilgrimage, organised by the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales. Attended by bishops from around the world the annual pilgrimage demonstrates active support to the Christian community in the land of Jesus’ birth.  On this occasion it was our Chairman, Jim Quinn, who joined the group of visiting bishops which included FHL Patron Christopher Chessun Bishop of Southwark.

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Christians in Israel

Christians in Israel

As a member of the ‘Holy Land Coordination’ FHL Chairman, Jim Quin, was able to see first-hand the lives of Christians in Israel and the particular challenges they face.  The trip included stays in the Israeli towns of Haifa and Nazareth.

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Inspired to Raise £1,500

Inspired to Raise £1,500

Congratulations to Janek Codlin, a year 11 student from St Mary’s Independent School in Southampton, who successfully raised over £1500 for the School of Joy, in Beit Jala. Janek visited the School whilst on a parish pilgrimage to the Holy Land. for more on this story click image
Online giving news

Online giving news

Supporters may be aware that for some years FHL has used ‘BT My Donate’ to facilitate online giving. Unfortunately, we have been advised that this service will end as of 30th June 2019. Please be reassured that we are looking at alternative platforms and will advise you of our new arrangements ASAP. If you have a standing order set up through BT My Donate we will be writing to you in good time to enable you to divert that standing order to the new platform.


A fond farewell

A fond farewell

A message from our Communications, Manager Marion Homer....

"This month I have some news to share which is a little difficult for me personally.

"After two years and eight months working as FHL’s Communications Manager I will be leaving on Wednesday Feb 6th. As many of you will know, I work as FHL’s Communications Manager three days a week; on Thursdays and Fridays I manage Stratford upon Avon’s Foodbank. Whilst I love both roles working two part time jobs full time can be challenging, and for some time now I have hoped that one of the organisations might be able to offer me a full time position...

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Peter Rand looks forward to 2019

Peter Rand looks forward to 2019

2019 will be a milestone year for FHL – in November our charity will be 10 years old. Who would have believed that the actions of a small but dedicated group of pilgrims, under the guidance of our much missed founder Michael Whelan, could have had such a profound and lasting impact?

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