Blog Posts

The “Baby Steps” Camino

3 Days. 33 Miles. 1 Mission. Here at HFHF, we are blessed with incredible supporters. Not only are we regularly humbled by their generosity and hard work, but every now and then, we get to be completely blown away by their remarkable creativity. Such begins the story of the Baby Steps Camino. Back in September 2017, […]

Fostering Peace Through Medicine: Zachariah’s Story

An Answered Prayer At 39 years old, expectant mother Reema and her husband, Abu Zachariah, were preparing to welcome their firstborn child. Coming from an established Muslim family in Amman, Jordan, Reema knew from an early age that she wanted to be a mother. After suffering a heartbreaking miscarriage a few years into her marriage, […]

Parish Partners: St. Joseph, Garden City

Putting Faith into Action Part of our mission at Holy Family Hospital of Bethlehem Foundation is to spread awareness of our Hospital throughout the United States. That is why we are thrilled to have the support of Catholic schools and parishes nationwide, who are championing our blessed hospital and growing in solidarity with families in […]

This Hummus Recipe Comes Straight from the Holy Land

Calling all Hummus Lovers! On July 15th we had the pleasure of attending the fourth annual Holy Land Festival at the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in Washington, DC. We had so much fun meeting fellow Holy Land-based organizations, listening to traditional Palestinian music, and eating as much Middle Eastern food as we could handle. […]

A Reflection on the Lourdes Pilgrimage

On May 3, 2017, I embarked on a journey for which I was completely unprepared. Together with our Foundation Director, Jen, I was on my way to represent Holy Family Hospital of Bethlehem Foundation on the Order of Malta’s annual pilgrimage to Lourdes. I was eager for the opportunity to promote the works of the Order’s incredible Hospital […]

Mother’s Day Appeal 2017

Mother’s Day is one of our favorite days of the year! We love being able to celebrate mothers all around the world – especially those we serve in Bethlehem and the special mothers in our own lives. This year, we hope you will help us celebrate Mother’s Day by making a lifesaving gift to our beloved […]

From Hebron to Bethlehem – Inas’ Story

Inas lives in a village near the ancient city of Hebron, over an hour outside Bethlehem. Despite the distance, Inas has insisted she receive all her prenatal care at Holy Family Hospital for each of her three pregnancies. Her husband, Abdel, is happy to accompany her on the trip from Hebron to Bethlehem for all her […]

Second Annual Boston Reception

Celebrating Life, Peace, and Hope On March 2nd, HFHF held its second annual Boston Reception celebrating the lifesaving work of Holy Family Hospital in Bethlehem. Our gathering at Boston’s Seaport Hotel offered a beautiful tribute to thousands of families in the Holy Land whose lives have been touched by this “oasis of peace”. We were […]

Khawla’s Story

Holy Family Hospital’s Diabetes Clinic works to bring high quality diagnostics and treatment to expectant mothers with gestational diabetes. The Family Khawla and her husband, Sami, celebrated twenty years of marriage in the Holy Family Hospital’s postnatal ward. On the day of their anniversary, Khawla was recovering from the delivery of their newest daughter, Maria. “I have […]

January 2017 Trip to Holy Family Hospital

Here it is! A look into our week-long, behind-the-scenes trip to Holy Family Hospital and some of the Order of Malta’s ancient hospitals in the Holy Land. Not only was this the first Hospital visit for our new Foundation Director, Jen McNulty, but we also had two special guests from the Order of Malta’s Federal Association […]