• Pope Francis and Grand Master Order of Malta Meeting

    Pope Francis Discusses Holy Family Hospital with Order of Malta Grand Master

    On June 22, 2018, Pope Francis welcomed to the Vatican Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto, the recently-elected Grand Master of the Order of Malta. Their meeting began with a discussion of the Order’s major works caring for the sick and the poor throughout the world, including its programs serving refugees and other…

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    July 16, 2018

  • Order of Malta Shield Holy Family Hospital in Bethlehem

    What is the Order of Malta?

    The Order of Malta has a long, rich history – one that we’d have a hard time squeezing into a single blog post. Nonetheless, as a primary work of the Order, we felt it was important to introduce you to its 900 years of dedicated service to the poor and sick throughout the world. The Sovereign…

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    July 5, 2018

  • Nurse Jameelah Holy Family Hospital United Nations International Nurses Day Honoree

    Holy Family Hospital, My Home

    Nurse Jameelah’s Story “My name is Jameelah Abu-Eideh. When I was a little girl, I loved to sew. My family always told me I would grow up to be a tailor, and for many years I believed them. I was working in a local sewing shop when a friend invited me to join her in taking…

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    May 24, 2018

  • Preemie in Holy Family Hospital of Bethlehem NICU Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

    Thea’s Story

    October 2, 2017 Baby Thea made her way into the world on a Monday, 17 weeks before her due date. At the time she was born, her mother, Amal, remembers how Thea was so small and fragile that she was afraid to take the baby into her arms. “I was so scared the morning I…

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    April 4, 2018

  • 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,…

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    January 31, 2018

  • 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,…

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    October 17, 2017

  • 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…

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    October 6, 2017

  • Middle Eastern Hummus

    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….

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    July 19, 2017

  • 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…

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    June 8, 2017

  • Mother's Day Appeal 2017 - Let your Love Shine

    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…

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    April 13, 2017