Pontifical Good Friday Collection

14 Apr 2019 by SHRCChurch, Comments Off on Pontifical Good Friday Collection

– As Christians in the Middle East continue to suffer innumerable hardships this Lenten season, the Vatican has announced that this year’s Good Friday Collection will benefit Christian communities in the Holy Land.

The Catholic communities that will benefit from this aid include the Latin Patriarchal Diocese of Jerusalem, the Franciscan Custody and other jurisdictions, such as the Greek-Melkite, Coptic, Maronite, Syrian, Chaldean, and Armenian churches.

Your support and the funds collected will be used to help the parochial schools, hospitals, and community centers in these areas to protect and care for their communities, which often include refugees, asylum-seekers, children, and victims of war, unrest and instability which has been especially hard on Christians living in this part of the world.

When you contribute to this Collection, you become an instrument of peace and join with Catholics from around the world in solidarity with the Church in the Holy Land!

 

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