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Modern Saints: Their Lives and Faces, Book 1 TAN Books and Publishers (May 1, ) has 5 pages dedicated to St. Charbel. (p. ) Three Lights from the East: A Biographical Account of the Lives of Saint Sharbel Makhlouf, Father Nematallah Hardini, Blessed Rebecca Rafka Er-Ryiess Mansour Awad (Author), George I. Saad. St Charbel lived in the hermitage for 23 years. On December 16th, he was struck with an illness while performing the holy mass. He died on Christmas' eve, December 24th, , and was buried in the St Maron monastery cemetery in Annaya. One of the great gifts I experienced when we returned from England to the USA was the great diversity in the American Catholic Church. I had never been a Catholic in the United States so I had to learn about the Catholic history. So I met the saints: St John Neumann, St Elizabeth Ann Seton. Following the example of the fifth-century Saint Maron, Sharbel lived as a hermit from , until his death. His reputation for holiness prompted people to seek him to receive a blessing and to be remembered in his prayers. He followed a strict fast and was very devoted to the Blessed Sacrament.
Who ever wishes to get a relic of Saint Charbel can right directly to Rome where the Maronite Brothers have a home. They will send a little tube with some blessed oil of Saint Charbel and a Relic, plus photos and medals, books and what ever. They don't ask for money but a free offer is always welcomed. This is the Address: Casa di San Charbel. St. Sharbel was a Lebanese monk, born in a small mountain village and ordained in Devoted to the Blessed Virgin Mary, he spent the last twenty-three years of . On October 9, , Pope Paul VI presided at the canonization of Blessed Sharbel. At the time Bishop Francis Zayek, head of the U.S. Diocese of St. Maron, wrote a pamphlet entitled “A New Star of the East.” Bishop Zayek wrote: “St. Sharbel is called the second St. Anthony of the Desert, the Perfume of Lebanon, the first Confessor of the. Sharbel the Blessed "Addendum " – St. Sharbel’s Words: Book: Saint Sharbel, 4 Books - Saint Sharbel From his Contemporaries To our Era - (En, Gr, Po, Ar) Sharbelogy is new Version of Charbeliat-7, 4 Multi-languages Books.
St Sharbel Makluf Celebrated on July 24th Born in , Joseph Zaroun Makluf was raised by an uncle after his father, a mule driver, had died when he was three. At the age of 23, Joseph joined the Monastery of St Maron at Annaya, Lebanon, and took the name Sharbel in honour of a second-century martyr. He professed his final vows in and was ordained six years later.( . (“Saint Sharbel From his Contemporaries to our Era”, by Father Hanna Skandar) News and information about the graces and miracles of Saint Sharbel are still flowing to Saint Maron Monastery, in Annaya, where Saint Sharbel’s tomb is located. About million visitors a year come to Annaya in Lebanon to pray and seek the Saint’s intercession. Charbel's companies in hermitage were the Son of God, as encountered in the Scriptures and in the Eucharist, and the Blessed Mother. The Eucharist became the center of his life. He consumed the Bread of Life and was consumed by it. Though his hermit did not have a place in the world, the world had a great place in his heart. In , his book, “The Hermit of Lebanon, Blessed Sharbel,” was first published, recounting the hermit's life and miracles attributed to him. Sections News.