Prepare a Place at Your Table – Archbishop Appeals to People to Make Space in their Hearts During Twelve Days of Christmas

By Lynn Glanville

Family Christmas Dinner

“Prepare a place at your table …
is an invitation to each one of you to contribute to a better life of dignity and well–being for the people of Gaza, as Christmas 2014 approaches and is almost upon us. Our intention is to raise €150,000 from right across the United Dioceses of Dublin and Glendalough for the Al Ahli Arab Hospital in Gaza City.
The Hospital is non–political and is run by the Anglican Diocese of Jerusalem and the Middle East. It serves the need of everyone in need. After everything that 2014 has bought to bear on the ordinary people of Gaza, there is a real note of urgency in my appeal to you for generosity and for money to enable reconstruction and development in the Hospital. People who are sick need good facilities if the nursing and medical staff are to do their work and to give effectively of their skill and compassion. We need money.

Prepare a place at your table … is something you can do at home, in your neighbourhood and in your community at any time throughout The Twelve Days of Christmas. It is your opportunity to gather some friends and family in your home. …read more

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