Second Anniversary of the Shrine of St Sharbel - Oct 19, 2019- Holy Mass and Blessing with the icon of Saint Sharbel at the National Shrine Grotto of our Lady of Lourdes (Emmitsburg, MD)
The Family of Saint Sharbel would like to invite to our Charity Golf Outing to be held at the Trump National, Washington DC, Country Club!
This event will benefit the Family of Saint Sharbel, USA, a non-profit IRS 501(c)(3) charitable corporation.
If you do not play golf you can always join us as a Dinner Guest or donate (please see flyer below for details).
To register, please either fill the Form below:
and mail it with check Payment To:
Family of Saint Sharbel USA
9340 Braymore Circle
Fairfax Station, VA 22039
You can register and pay online at:
We hope to see you at the event.
The Family of Saint Sharbel
The Divine Liturgy (Maronite rite) for the Feast of Saint Sharbel (July 20, 2019), at The National Shrine Grotto of our Lady of Lourdes in Emmitsburg, Maryland, USA (http://www.nsgrotto.org/st-sharbel.html).
Chorbishop Seely Beggiani was born in Youngtown, Ohio, in 1935. He completed his undergraduate studies at John Carroll University and Borromeo Seminary in Cleveland, Ohio. His graduate studies were pursued at the Université de S. Joseph in Beirut, Lebanon, and the Catholic University of America, where he received his doctorate in theology in 1963. He was ordained to the Catholic priesthood for the Maronite Church in 1961, and he taught undergraduate theology and sacred scripture at St. Johns college in Cleveland and John Carroll University from 1962-1967. Since 1967 Chorbishop Beggiani has been Rector of Our Lady of Lebanon Seminary in Washington D.C., and Adjunct Associate Professor of Religion and Religious Education at Catholic University of America. He was honored with the rank of Monsignor by Pope Paul VI in 1975 and ordained Chorbishop by Archbishop Francis Zayek in 1986. President Gemayel of Lebanon awarded him the National Order of the Cedar in 1988. The author has written a number of books and articles on theology. His most recent work is Early Syriac Theology.