SAINT CHARBEL MAKHLOUF

(1828-1898)

FEAST DAY:  JULY 24TH

Charbel was born in Lebanon in 1828.  At the age of twenty he became Maronite monk at the Annaya Abbey.  He had  great love for the Mass and the Holy Eucharist.  He was known for performing numerous miracles.  He died in 1898.  He was beatified in 1965 and canonized in 1977.

INTERCESSORY PRAYER:  Ask Saint Charbel to intercede today to bring peace between Lebanon and Israel.

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