FFHL Lenten Appeal
“In the world you will have trouble,
but take courage, I have conquered the world.”
– John 16:33
As we enter the Holy season of Lent with fasting and reverent prayer, let us be mindful that the Lord is inviting us to a “change of heart.” In His suffering and death, His resurrection and triumph-we find our truest joy.
During Lent, please join me in praying for our Christian brothers and sisters living in the Holy Land as they continue to encounter struggles that threaten to rob them of the very joy that the Lord promises each one of us. Beyond the challenges of accessing basic necessities like food and shelter, their worries also extend into how they will provide for their children’s education and wellbeing. Their hopes and prayers are for peace and stability as they kneel at the foot of the cross in so many facets of their daily lives.
As part of our Lenten reflection, we must ask ourselves not only what we can give up, but what we can give. Prayers, time and monetary donations can help rebuild the Holy Land and keep Christianity alive and well at the place of the resurrection of the Son of God.
Please prayerfully consider making a contribution to support the mission of FFHL to continue to provide essential resources and programs to enable Christians to remain in the Holy Land. Your philanthropic gifts help us connect Christians with jobs, education, housing and many other opportunities. Moreover, by sharing your treasures and lifting up our struggling Christian men, women and children in prayer, you are faithfully answering the Gospel’s call to take care of the “least of these.”
On behalf of the Christians living in the Holy Land, I thank you. I thank you for your love, your comfort, and your prayers. And I humbly ask you to prayerfully consider a gift of $125 to continue to show your support for these “least” brothers and sisters of Christ. Your gift will make a difference in their lives, comfort the suffering of Christ, and bring joy to the Risen Christ.
Please know that I will continue to keep you and your loved ones in my thoughts and prayers. May you have a meaningful Lent and jubilant Easter celebration.
-Fr. Peter Vasko, OMF, President of the FFHL