Tag: St. Maron

St. Sharbel relics on display at Minneapolis parish

St. Sharbel relics on display at Minneapolis parish

| October 5, 2017 | 1 Comment

Relics of St. Sharbel will be on display at St. Maron in Minneapolis Oct. 8 and 9. The relics will be on display all day Oct. 8 and 5-10 p.m. Oct. 9.

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New Brighton writer helps incarcerated women pen stories of hurt, hope

New Brighton writer helps incarcerated women pen stories of hurt, hope

| Melenie Soucheray | July 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

The collected works of 43 women, “Breaking the Cycle: Writings by Women in Prison,” was published in April. The authors hope it will influence others to avoid criminal activity.

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Good Friday collection could help new partner Damascus archdiocese

Good Friday collection could help new partner Damascus archdiocese

| March 30, 2017 | 1 Comment

Archbishop Nassar of Damascus has also shared stories of the Church’s suffering members. He said that one man told him, “I have no home and I have lost all my family. I do not have work, I’m hungry and sick without medication. I can’t get a visa to go to another country. I am like a beetle at the bottom of a cup who cannot get out and runs in circles until it dies at the bottom.”

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St. Maron parish raises money for cross in Lebanon

St. Maron parish raises money for cross in Lebanon

| March 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

When it comes to the plight of persecuted Christians in the Middle East, parishioners of St. Maron in Minneapolis are turning to the cross.

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Maronite Catholic pastor ordained chorbishop on feast of the Epiphany

Maronite Catholic pastor ordained chorbishop on feast of the Epiphany

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | January 7, 2015 | 1 Comment

On the eve of the Jan. 6 feast of the Epiphany — the day when Maronite Catholics believe Christ passes by their homes offering a special blessing — longtime local Maronite pastor Sharbel Maroun anticipated a particular gift: his ordination as chorbishop the following evening.

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Local Syrians find support at St. Maron

Local Syrians find support at St. Maron

| September 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Fadel Sakkal worries every day about his family in Syria.

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Minneapolis pastor says papal visit to Lebanon brings hope

Minneapolis pastor says papal visit to Lebanon brings hope

| September 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Msgr. Sharbel Maroun smiles when he recalls a journey to his native Lebanon 15 years ago.

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Eighth annual  Eucharistic  procession for churches  of Northeast Minneapolis

Eighth annual Eucharistic procession for churches of Northeast Minneapolis

| June 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

The churches of Northeast Minneapolis will hold their eighth annual Eucharistic procession June 10 beginning at 3 p.m. at Holy Cross, 1621 University Ave. N.E.

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Hair-raising feat at St. Maron’s

Hair-raising feat at St. Maron’s

| August 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Msgr. Sharbel Maroun’s Hair for Hope campaign ended in dramatic fashion Aug. 14 at St. Maron in Minneapolis. After going more than two years without a haircut, the church’s pastor got his locks trimmed in front of an audience of about 300.

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Celebrating St. Maron

Celebrating St. Maron

| February 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Archbishop John Nienstedt and Msgr. Sharbel Maroun, pastor of St. Maron in Minneapolis, exchange greetings after a Divine Liturgy at the church Feb. 13 celebrating the feast day of St. Maron and the 1,600th anniversary of the saint’s death.

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