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Good Friday collection for holy places falls short Comments 1

Monday, April 10th, 2017
Good Friday Collection

The Good Friday collection for the holy places is taken up in every Catholic parish in New Zealand. Catholics in New Zealand have given more than $840,000 to the upkeep of sacred sites in the Holy Land over the past six years, but contributions to the annual collection are falling. In 2012 the collection raised Read more

Good Friday collection helps maintain holy places Comments 0

Friday, March 1st, 2013

Money from the annual Good Friday collection taken up in Catholic churches around the world last year enabled restoration and maintenance on holy places in Bethlehem, Jerusalem, Nazareth, Magdala, Capernaum, Mount Tabor and Mount Nebo. In a letter to Catholic bishops, the prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches, Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, said a Read more