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The Bread & Fish Foundation commemorates the feeding of the 5,000 (Mt 14:13-21, Mk 6:30-44, Lk 9:10-17, Joh 6:1-59). The Bread & Fish Foundation is a non-denominational Christian institution.

The following actions and activities remind us of this:

Spreading the word

The miracle of the feeding of the 5,000 is mentioned in all four Gospels. The foundation primarily distributes the following biblical passages, including their interpretation: Matthew 14:13-21, Mk 6:30-44,
Lk 9:10-17, Joh 6:1-59

Through deeds

Charitable works, Fishing in Galilee, Protection of the environment
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Our motivation

At the centre of Christian faith are the words and deeds of Jesus Christ.
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Our credo

Non nobis, Domine, non nobis! Sed nomini tuo da gloriam!
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Charitable works

House of Bread

The Bread & Fish Foundation launched the House of Bread in Bethlehem. This commemorates the feeding of the 5,000 by distributing free bread to everyone. In this way, widows, orphans, and disabled people gain access to their daily bread. link House of Bread

Fishing in Galilea

The Bread & Fish Foundation is planning to fish on the Sea of Galilee. The Sea of Galilee is the place where our Lord Jesus Christ was active for a long time.

The miracle of feeding the 5,000 occurred at this place. For this purpose, the Bread & Fish Foundation would like to initiate a project which aims to have a special fishing boat built in a shipyard. The boat looks similar to the fishing boats from the time of Jesus and the disciples.

Environmental protection project

Many places in the Holy Land are unfortunately plagued by litter.  The Bread & Fish Foundation aims to clean up these places and provide good opportunities for future waste disposal.

Motivation

At the centre of Christian faith are the words and deeds of Jesus Christ. The Bread & Fish Foundation would like to make His words and deeds known to everyone in connection with the aforementioned miracle. We want this to be a blessing for each individual and for society as a whole. It is appropriate for each individual and for us as society as a whole to change the way we do things for the good of all, inspired by Jesus Christ in memory of this miracle.

The Bread & Fish Foundation is convinced that every human being has a right to his daily bread. This is why we pray in the Lord’s Prayer (cf. Mt 6:9-13). There is enough bread for everyone. The House of Bread implements a distribution model of a basic need (food, bread) as an alternative to our market economy model, following the example of our Lord Jesus Christ, who gave bread and fish unconditionally to everyone when feeding the 5,000.

The aim is to create a spiritual place on the fishing boat. We want to create the possibility to fish and pray like the disciples did.  The outward appearance of the boat should also remind the outside observer of the time and work of Jesus.

There is no respect or humility in the fact that our society allows places where Jesus worked and walked to be so polluted by waste. The Bread & Fish Foundation would like to counter this for reasons of reverence, decency and respect and humility to glorify our Messiah. What characterises the mission is that after feeding the 5,000, everything left was collected in 12 baskets and the place was left clean.

Our credo

Non nobis, Domine, non nobis!
Sed nomini tuo da gloriam!

Not to us, Lord, not to us, but to your name give glory

(Core verse: Psalm 115)