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Saint for the Day July 24th.

Bl. Sharbel Makhluf. (1828-1898)

Despite never travelling from the Lebanese village where he was born his influence spread widely and after joining the monastery of St. Maron, taking the name of a second century martyr, he made his final vows in 1853 and was ordained in 1859.  He lived as a hermit till his death , with a reputation for holiness, devoted to the Blessed Sacrament.  His influence on all the district, including the Muslims, was profound.  He was Beatified by Pope Paul VI in 1965 and Canonised in 1977.

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God our Father, Shepherd and Guide, look with love on Francis, your servant, the pastor of your church. May his word and example inspire and guide the Church and may he and all those entrusted to his care come to the joy of everlasting life. Amen.




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A Deeper Understanding between Christians and Jews; Those Who Suffer Persecution; Oppression and Denial of Human Rights; Europe; Human Life; Seafarers.

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