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Other graces and healings >> Miracles 2009
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Charbel Abou Eid :
When he was still in his mother’s womb, doctors found out that he had a large bag in his buttocks in which they believed the arteries of his legs and his nerves existed. The doctors advised his parents to have an abortion because the child will certainly be born deformed and paralyzed. His mother then came from London, and she spent a whole night in her car in front of Saint Charbel’s statue, asking him to save her child. Before leaving, she took with her oil and incense from the monastery and she bought a tape of Maronite music. At the giving birth operation, she asked them to put the Maronite music on, and she asked her husband to wipe the child with the oil after his birth. The child was born and wiped with the sacred oil, and he was transferred to a surgery to remove the bag after which he had to spend a whole month at the hospital. The surgery was done and accomplished, and it turned out that the bag was full of water and not of arteries and nerves, and the child left the hospital just one day after the surgery. His parents then took him to the Convent of Saint Charbel-Annaya where they registered the miracle at 04-01-2009.

Lucia Hanna :
Lucia had cancer in her breasts and her hands as a result of fragments that hit her during the war, and then  the illness moved to her stomach and then to her throat. And after she went to the Convent of Saint Charbel-Annaya, and she threw holy water in her house. Then, Saint Charbel appeared to her and told her: “Do not undergo the surgery”. She went a second time to the Convent of Saint Charbel and she wore the robe of Saint Charbel.
After that she underwent a treatment and X sessions for two years. Nonetheless, the illness was still spreading in her neck. The doctors told her that a surgery was the best solution, but for the second time Saint Charbel appeared to her and told her: “Do not undergo the surgery”.
After that she was asked to have a new examination, the result of the implant was negative, and no illness was found in her body. She did the examinations over and over again, and for nine years, and after that it was proved that she was not ill anymore.
She then visited the Convent of Saint Charbel where she registered the miracle at 15-1-2009.

Suzanne Karam :
Suzanne had cancer in her head in the audiovisual gland during the month of February 2008. She underwent treatments at the Hôtel Dieu de France and Mount Lebanon Hospital. Her case was so serious and the doctors had lost all hopes of her being healed.
She went to Saint Charbel Convent in Annaya where she drank Holy oil and wiped her head with it, and she also ate holy ground from the Tomb of the Saint. She then went home where she found out that she was healed.
After that she went back to the of Saint Charbel’s Convent this time with the examinations with her. She registered the miracle at 11-1-2009.

Carmen Daccache :
She had cancer in her back. She prayed to Saint Charbel and asked him to heal her. He appeared to her and asked her to visit his tomb. After that she underwent treatment at the Hôtel Dieu de France with Doctors Riyad Sarkis and George Shahin, and she was totally healed from her illness.
She registered the miracle at 1-2-2009.

Katia Chahwane :
Katia had an irritation in the sinusitis, she consulted a doctor and he gave her a medication for 10 days. After this period of time nothing happened so the doctor decided that she needed to undergo a highly recommended and quick surgery. When she went home that night she prayed for Saint Charbel and asked him to make the surgery himself, he responded to her prayers, so all the irritations got out of her nose and she was completely healed. When she went to consult the doctor, it turned out to him that his patient had already undergone the surgery.
She visited Saint Charbel’s tomb at Saint Maron’s Convent, and she registered the miracle at the 22nd of February 2009.

Nihad Boutros :
Mrs. Nihad had some tubercles on her neck, so the doctors decided that a surgery was a must to remove them. They also prescribed her a medication, and so she started  taking a grain of incense from Saint Charbel’s Convent with every pill of the medication, and that throughout all the treatment and before undergoing the surgery.
During this period of time the tubercles have disappeared and she was completely healed without undergoing any surgery at all.
She visited Saint Charbel’s Tomb, and she registered the miracle at 22-3-2009.

Rami Kanaan:
Rami had a very serious illness called “Mucovisidose” in his stomach. His mother had prayed a lot to Saint Charbel, asking him to heal her son. Saint Charbel responded to her prayers and her son was healed.
She went with him to the Convent of Saint Charbel, and she registered the miracle at 22-3-2009.

Aref Bashashi :
Aref had an illness in his kidneys (excessiveness in the protein rate).  His mother vowed him to Saint Charbel, and she made him wear his robe.
They made him a lot of examinations at the Hôtel Dieu de France hospital, and the examinations were sent to laboratories in Europe and America, and that in order to find out the best ways to heal him. Saint Charbel appeared to him and made him a surgery in his kidney, and he was healed.
He visited Saint Charbel’s tomb at the Convent of Saint Maron, and he registered the miracle at 26-04-2009.

Rita Al Sekhen :
Ever since her birth, Rita Maroun Al Sekhen had a problem with the sense of hearing, in fact she couldn’t hear well at all. Saint Charbel appeared to her and made her a surgery. She visited the tomb of Saint Charbel at Saint Maron’s Convent in Annaya where she registered the miracle at 14-04-2009.

George Madi :
At the 13th of November 2008, at 5 o’clock in the afternoon, George’s heart stopped beating while he was undergoing a dialysis at the Hotel Dieu Hospital in Beirut. 30 minutes after his heart stopped, his doctor called his father telling that he did whatever was possible and that George’s heart didn’t respond. His father raised his eyes to the sky and called for Saint Charbel to heal his son and get him back to life. 45 minutes later, his heart started beating again and he came back to life.
He visited Saint Charbel’s tomb at Saint Maron’s Convent in Annaya where he registered the miracle at 23-05-2009.

Hindira  Hidalgo Zoppi :
Hindira Hidalgo Zoppi had suffered from a hemorrhage during a long period of time. She visited Saint Charbel’s tomb at Saint Maron’s Convent in Annaya, and she took some holy ground from there. After her arrival to Venezuela, the ground was transformed into stones having taken the form of the sponge that was removed from her stomach at the surgery that had succeeded with the blessing of Saint Charbel.
She visited Saint Maron’s convent one more time, and she registered the miracle at 07-05-2009.

Paul Kraidy:
Paul had cancer in his stomach. He was treated at the hospital of Tannourine and at the hospital of Our Lady of Help with doctor “Marcel Massoud”. After having intensely prayed for Saint Charbel, he saw himself in a white room, lying on a white bed. And then, Saint Charbel appeared to him, holding in his hand something that looks like a battery and he had placed marks on his belly. These marks were the essential marks to be seen in the radiology. After that he was healed due to his prayers and the prayers of his mother.
He visited Saint Charbel’s tomb at the Convent of Saint Maron, and he registered the miracle at 24-05-2009.

Charbel Gerges : 
While he was still a six-month fetus, the doctor discovered a wide stain on his lung. Thus, he informed the parents that at birth, their child will undergo immediately and urgently an operation. The parents visited then the Monastery of St Maron, tomb of St Charbel and asked his intercession.
They made a vow that if their child gets healed, they will offer candles and incense. Before his birth, the doctor examined the fetus and found out that the stain has disappeared. At the moment, the parents revealed to him their vow. Charbel was born in a good health. The miracle was registered on 18/7/2009.

Charlotte Nasismento :  
Charlotte suffered from unbearable stomachaches during two weeks. She implored St Charbel to heal her. While she was sleeping, St Charbel appeared to her. She felt as if he extracted something from her belly. When she opened her eyes, she saw him going out of the room and holding a rectangular strange body. She was healed instantly.
She visited the Monastery of St Maron, tomb of St Charbel in order to thank him and get her healing registered on 14/7/2009.

Elham Daher : 
She suffered from gallbladder infection and from sinusitis. She visited the hermitage of St Peter and Paul in Annaya and she ate an oak leave. When she went back home, she smelled the odor of incense. Before she travelled, her doctor examined her again and found out that there was no trace for the infection. When she got Switzerland, she called her doctor and made sure that she was no more suffering from infection or from sinusitis. She visited the Monastery of St Maron, tomb of St Charbel in order to thank him and get her healing registered on 14/7/2009. 

Elie Dib : 
Elie is a specialist in carcinogenic diseases in the USA. He was attacked with the atrial fibrillation that caused him severe headaches and heartaches. After watching the emission of miracles during “Holiness Aroma” program, he asked the intercession of St Charbel who appeared to him and healed him. Thus, he visited the Monastery of St Maron, tomb of St Charbel where he got his healing registered on 14/7/2009.   

Imane Al Zouki :
She got breast cancer. The examining doctor misdiagnosed her illness. Therefore, the tumor got as big as an orange. Before going to bed, she implored St Charbel who appeared to her while she was sleeping and extracted the tumor which has totally disappeared. She came from Stockholm, Sweden, in order to visit the tomb of St Charbel and get her healing registered on 22/7/2009.

Rose Nader : 
She suffered from a slipped disc that caused her a hand and foot paralyze. It was decided to do her an operation. However, because of the delay in the Social Security papers, the operation was adjourned. Rose visited the tomb of St Charbel asking him his intercession and she was healed right in front of the tomb.
On 17/7/2009, the scheduled day for the operation, she went to the Monastery of St Maron, tomb of St Charbel and got her healing registered. 

Khatchek Casperian : 
He suffered from severe pain in his stomach because of ulcer. After praying St Charbel to heal him, He appeared to him and put his hand on his belly and chest and healed him from his pain. Thus, he visited the Monastery of St Maron, tomb of St Charbel and got his healing registered on 2/8/2009.

Peter Hage Assaf :
Suffering from a reflux that obliged him to throw out each time he ate, his mother brought him to the hermitage of St Peter and Paul and made him wear a cassock asking St Charbel to heal her son. As soon as they were already at home, he felt hungry, which surprised everyone after spending four months refusing to eat and throwing after each meal. It is worth mentioning that he lost weight and he stopped growing up.
He got his healing registered on 4/8/2009.

Eva El Hage Abdo :
She got paralyzed when a rock fell on her and she lost her memory.
Her neighbor, of the Christian religion, came to visit her four years later. Realizing her health situation, she told her: “Pray to St Charbel, he will heal you”. Thus, she implored St Charbel who appeared to her and healed her from her paralyze and headaches. Therefore, she decided, as well as her family and her children to convert to Christian religion.
She visited the monastery of St Maron, tomb of St Charbel and got her healing registered on 28/9/2009.  

Maria Melhem :
She suffered from kidney cancer. Her mother implored Virgin Mary, St Charbel and the saints asking their intercession.
She underwent a surgery; however, they did not extract the kidney for she was healed.
She visited the Monastery of St Maron, tomb of St Charbel where she got her healing registered on 4/9/2009.

Mary Mansour :
Mrs. Mansour had a critical car accident which caused a vertebra fracture. It was decided to make her an osteosynthesis, under the supervision of Dr. Matar at Notre Dame du Liban Hospital and she was examined later on by Dr. Chaftary.
She implored the saints, especially St Charbel, St Nehmatallah and St Rebecca who heard her prayers. She felt their fingers pressing on her back. At the moment she was healed and she got rid of the surgery.
She visited the Monastery of St Maron, tomb of St Charbel and she got her healing registered on 22/9/2009.

Jean-Claude Lavarnier :
He suffered from a heart disease. He put the picture of St Charbel on his chest and on his head, then he rubbed his chest with blessed oil and he was healed.
He visited the Monastery of St Maron, tomb of St Charbel where he got his healing registered on 22/10/2009.

Atallah Said :
He was born prematurely when he was a six-month fetus. He was suffering from several problems, especially from cysts in the brain, heart, hips and feet zones. He underwent 33 surgical operations and entered into coma. One of his relatives visited the tomb of St Charbel and brought him a cassock from the convent, asking the healing of the child. When they made him wear the cassock in the intensive care department, he regained conscience and recovered.
His father visited the tomb of St Charbel and thanked him for healing his son. He got the healing registered on 23/10/2009.

Nabila Abboud :
She got an incurable breast cancer. Before undergoing the surgery, Nabila visited the monastery of St Maron, tomb of St Charbel and she swallowed soil taken from the first tomb of the Saint and drank blessed oil.
After the surgery, the doctor warned her: “it is merely impossible that you get healed”. She implored St Charbel and prayed to him. While she was sleeping at the hospital, St Charbel appeared to her and repeated three times: “your disease is curable”. Thus, she was healed.
It has been four years since she got the surgery. She visited again the monastery and got the healing registered on 1/10/2009.

Yacoub Ephram :
When he was still a child, he was healed from paralyze after rubbing him with blessed oil from the monastery of St Charbel.
Recently, he got cancer at the esophagus. Doctors decided to make him a surgery, to be followed by chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Before the surgery, he visited the tomb of St Charbel and rubbed his neck with blessed oil. The disease disappeared completely.
He visited again the tomb of St Charbel where he got the healing registered on 18/10/2009.

Yara Aoun : 
Since her birth, Yara suffered from a hearing problem at her left ear for the eardrum was affected. She was treated at Eye and Ear Hospital by Dr. Elias Khoury. On October 9, she visited the hermitage of St Peter and Paul. It is worth mentioning that the surgery was scheduled for October 17.
In the evening, St Charbel appeared to her mother and promised her to heal her daughter. Then, the mother inserted a blessed oil cotton in her daughter’s ear and asked the intercession of St Charbel. After seeing the doctor, he found out that the surgery was already done.
She visited the tomb of St Charbel and got the healing registered on 4/10/2009.

Hiba Sadek :  
She suffered from multiple sclerosis. Her parents brought her to Lebanon in order to visit the tomb of St Charbel. After imploring the saint and arising prayers, the girl was healed.
The parents got the healing registered at the monastery of St Maron, tomb of St Charbel on 22/11/2009.

Nada Msallem
She got breast cancer. Doctors decided to make her a surgery in order to extract the disease. While preparing her to the operation, her sister-in-law made her drink a boiled oak leave that they brought from the hermitage. They discovered after the ultrasound that the disease has disappeared.
She visited the tomb of St Charbel and got her healing registered on 22/11/2009.

Leila Tayar :
While she was in Greece, she fell on her knee and hurt herself. On the 22/11/2009, she visited the tomb of St Charbel in Annaya asking him to give her a sign to know whether she will be healed or no. while entering the church of the tomb, she fell on her knee. No one has helped her to stand up. She made it painlessly and afterwards she could tie her knee again and take the stairs. Since that moment, she was healed.
Taken by emotion, she got the healing registered on 22/11/2009.

Fady Jerdak : 
Fady suffered suddenly from an internal hemorrhage and was taken to the hospital of Beit Chabab to follow the treatment and he was transferred afterwards to Hotel Dieu de France Hospital. When his father, in Qatar, heard the news, he lit a candle and asked the intercession of St Charbel to heal his son.
Due to the prayers, one night, Fady heard non-understandable talks. Then, he felt a tingling in his chest. Later on, he recovered from fever and hemorrhage has stopped. He left the hospital and came to visit the tomb of St Charbel, accompanied by his parents, in order to thank the Saint and to get his healing register on 21/11/2009.

Marie-Sibelle Baysari : 
She got a virus at her left eye that affected her sight nerves during six months. They lost hope of her healing. Her mother made a vow to St Charbel as well as St Nohra. Thus, she recovered her sight on 21/10/2009.
She visited the tomb with her parents where she got her healing registered on 8/11/2009.

Alice Rady :
She got an arterial infection and has been treated for five years. Later on, she visited the tomb of St Charbel and was healed completely. She got her healing registered on 15/11/2009.
Majid Farhat
He got lung cancer when he was in the United States. Thanks to the prayers of his family, the disease disappeared.
He visited the monastery of St Maron, tomb of St Charbel and got her healing registered on 15/12/2009.

Sami Daou :
Sami suffered from hemorrhage in his ear that caused pus especially while sleeping. The examining doctors decided to do him a surgery. He visited the hermitage of St Peter and Paul before undergoing the surgery and rubbed his ear with blessed oil. When he entered the hospital to get operated, the doctor found out that the operation was already done.
His son visited the tomb of St Charbel and registered his healing on the 24/12/2009.

Elly Hachem :
When she was still fetus, two cysts appeared on her brain. Her mother bagged and implored St Charbel to heal her daughter. She visited as well his house in Bkakafra.
Two weeks later, it turned out that the cysts have disappeared.
The mother visited then the tomb of St Charbel where she got the healing registered on 26/12/2009.