Maronite Saints

Maronite Saints


St. MaronSt. Maron, also known as St. Maroun, was a Fifth Century Syriac Christian monk who after his death was followed by a religious movement that became known as the Maronites. The Church that grew from this movement is the Maronite Church. St. Maron was known for his missionary work, healing and miracles, and teachings of a monastic devotion to God. His Feast Day is February 9th. Read more about St. Maron at: Our Lady of Purgatory – Lebanese Saints

 

 


stsharbelSt. Sharbel, also spelled Charbel, was born May 8, 1828 in Lebanon and died December 24, 1898. His Feast Day is July 23rd. He was Canonized by Pope Paul VI on December 5, 1965. Read more about St. Maron at: Our Lady of Purgatory – Lebanese Saints

 

 

 

 


strafkaSt. Rafka, also spelled Rafqa, was born on June 29, 1832 in Lebanon, and died March 23, 1914. Her Feast Day is March 23rd. She was Canonized by Pope John Paul II on November 16, 1985. Learn more about St. Rafka at: Our Lady’s Maronite Catholic Church – St. Rafka

 

 

 

 

 


stnimatullahalhardiniSt. Nimatullah al-Hardini was born on December 14, 1808 in Lebanon, and died in 1858. He was Canonized by Pope John Paul II on May 16, 2004. His Feast Day is December 14th. Read more about St. Nimatullah at: Hardini.org – Saint Hardini