“THIS LAND IS LOVED AND DESIRED BY MANY. ALL OF US ARE CALLED ON TO TAKE CARE OF IT, PROTECT IT AND FEEL IT IS OURS. IT IS AT THE ORIGIN OF OUR CULTURE, OUR HISTORY AND OUR RELIGION…THIS IS WHY EVERYBODY HAS TO SUPPORT IT!”
– FR. PIERBATTISTA PIZZABALLA, OFM
Give your support to the Holy Places, dear to the whole of
Christianity and the Christian communities in the Holy Land!
- By your “prayers” for the Land where Jesus lived; to support the work of the Franciscans of the Holy Land
- By taking a “pilgrimage” to the Holy Land to discover the places that gave rise to our faith and where we have our roots
- By “volunteering” your time and efforts to help create awareness and raise funds locally
- By “contributing” online, or by sending in a check to support the efforts of the Franciscan Foundation for the Holy Land
Please consider one or more of the following opportunities to give of yourself. Below are a number of volunteer activities and awareness programs in which you can participate at any level.
- Pilgrimage promotion
- Refer us to others who might have an interest in the Foundation
- Distribution of materials: brochures, newsletters, etc.
- Area meetings
- Invitation for Fr. Peter Vasko, OFM to speak about the Foundation
- Promote religious education programs in your parish incorporating the work of the Foundation
- Parish bulletin inserts
- Contact secular/religious newspapers, periodicals, magazines, etc.
- Promote various videos/DVDs/You Tube with friends and relatives
- Fundraising dinners
- Walk-a-thons, golf tournaments, etc.