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  • Incorrupt bodies of the Saints -St Charbel Makhlouf -incorruptable (Catholic Caucus)

    05/01/2016 4:21:21 PM PDT · by NYer · 3 replies
    Incorrupt bodies of the Saints -St Charbel Makhlouf -incorruptable "The Incorruptables" -The incorrupt bodies of certain Saints What is perhaps one of the most unusual phenomenon regarding the bodies of Saints is that of the miraculous preservation of a great number of them after being interred for years in conditions that normally should have provoked their destruction according to the laws of nature, and even more so because in almost every case of incorruption in the lives of the Saints the bodies were not embalmed or preserved in any way. Yet in spite of not being embalmed or treated in...
  • Lebanese hermit St. Charbel remembered July 24

    07/24/2012 12:38:17 PM PDT · by NYer · 9 replies
    cna ^ | July 23, 2012
    Saint Charbel Makhlouf. Denver, Colo., Jul 22, 2012 / 06:52 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On July 24, the Catholic Church celebrates the life of St. Charbel Makhlouf, a Maronite Catholic priest, monk, and hermit who is known for working miracles both during his life and after his death. On the occasion of his beatification in 1965, the Eastern Catholic hermit was described by Pope Paul VI as “ a new, eminent member of monastic sanctity,” who “through his example and his intercession is enriching the entire Christian people.” Born into humble circumstances in Lebanon during 1828, Yussef Antoun Makhlouf was...
  • July 23 - Feast of St. Charbel

    07/23/2006 3:33:49 PM PDT · by NYer · 27 replies · 3,259+ views
    Mar Charbel Antoun Makhlouf was born in 1828, in Bekaa Kafra (North Lebanon). He had a true Christian upbringing, which had given him a passion for prayer. Then he followed his two hermit uncles in the hermitage of the St Antonious Kozhaya monastery and was converted to monastic and hermetical life.In 1851, he left his family village and headed for the Our Lady of Maifouk monastery to spend his first monastic year, and then he went to the St Maron monastery in Annaya, where he entered the Maronite Order, carrying the name Charbel, a name of one of the...
  • St Charbel: The Hermit of Lebanon

    07/23/2004 8:23:13 AM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 20 replies · 605+ views
    Saint Charbel The Hermit of Lebanon [The Hermit of Lebanon] [Photo Gallery] [Bibliography] [Listen to Min Deir Annaya in Real Audio 7][Maronite Saints] The Saint Charbel is the first Confessor of the Eastern Church raised to the glory of the altars in modern times. He was born on 8 May 1828, in the village of Bkaakafra in the high mountains of Northern Lebanon from poor, but respectable and devout parents. He was the last of five children. Two brothers and two sisters were born before him into that blessed family. When he was baptised, he was given the name...