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Other graces and healings >> Miracles 2011
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Marie-Berthe Abi Rached
In May 2004, Marie-Berthe suffered from a headache. She went to the hospital and the medical tests revealed that she had a 15 cm-tumor. She underwent a surgery and the surgeon extracted 4% from the external tumor but he couldn’t injure the brain. She prayed deeply saint Charbel asking him to heal her. He appeared to her and said: “I chose you among many”.
Later on, she underwent a test and found out that the tumor was gone.
She visited the tomb of saint Charbel and got her healing registered on February 14, 2011.

Abda Harb
She got cancer in her neck and it was extended to her tongue. The day the date of the surgery was set, her son made a vow and he went bare-foot to the hermitage of Saints Peter and Paul in Annaya. When he arrived, he knelt in the cell of saint’s Charbel agony and started praying the rosary. While praying, he had a vision that his mother was dead and lying in a coffin. He started praying deeper and when he finished he felt a relief and serenity. He went to the hospital armed with a greater hope.  
Further to the surgery, the doctor said: “I did my best”. When Abda recovered conscience, she thanked her son for praying for her in the hermitage. Her son, amazed, asked her: “Who told you?” She said: “When they started the surgery, Saint Charbel came and took me to the hermitage where you were praying for me.”
Afterwards, she underwent many medical tests and all revealed that she was completely healed and the disease disappeared.
She visited the convent of Saint Marun in Annaya and got her healing registered on March 29, 2011.

Pierrot Barakat
He got a stomachache and an infection in the large intestine. He asked the intercession of Saint Charbel to heal him. It is worth noting that before he got ill, he was far away from God and faith. A doctor came from Beirut and asked him to undergo new tests. Then, he implored Saint Charbel saying: “Only you can heal me. I count on you.” Afterwards, the doctor extracted a gallstone.
When he left the hospital, he felt a pain and he went to see the doctor. The latter decided to extract the gall for it was infected. Pierrot disliked surgeries and he went to his parental house in Khalidiyeh where he knelt in front of Saint Charbel’s picture and prayed: “Father Charbel, how can you accept that a young man cannot take up the stairs? You will heal me because Jesus answers your prayers.”
The following day, he was healed.
He visited the convent of Saint Marun in Annaya and he got his healing registered on April 14, 2011.

Samia Matta
Samia got lung cancer. The tests revealed that her situation was so critical and she needed to undergo a surgery. She asked her husband to take her to the tomb of Saint Charbel. During this visit, she asked Saint Charbel to heal her or to help her die peacefully and quickly to avoid suffering. She drank blessed oil. Afterwards, she went to the hospital to start the treatment. The relevant tests revealed that she was healed.
She visited the convent of Saint Marun in order to thank God for the grace she had through the intercession of Saint Charbel and she got her healing registered on the Holy Friday, on April 22, 2011.

Suzy Bordkan
Two swollen glands of 2 cm and 1.5 cm appeared in her breast. She asked her husband in Lebanon to visit the tomb of Saint Charbel and prayed. He went to Annaya and lit a candle asking the intercession of the saint. When she woke up early, she found out that the glands have disappeared. She was completely healed.
When she came back to Lebanon, she visited the convent of Saint Marun and got her healing registered on April 26, 2011.

Georges Wehbeh
After nine years of marriage, Georges didn’t have babies due to sterility. He visited the tomb of Saint Charbel and asked his intercession in order to have a baby. The saint answered his prayer and Georges had a son after nine months and he named him Charbel.
He came once again to the convent in order to get this miracle registered.

Christian and Elie el-Chartouny
After buying them a new car, their mother took them to participate in the holy mass in Abidjan for it was Saint Charbel’s Day, in May 8. However, Christian and Elie refused to go into church and decided to go for a round. Their mother knelt in front of the Saint’s photo asking him to protect them so that they come back safe. At about 11:30 p.m., she heard them when they came back home so she could sleep. When she woke up in the morning, she found them on the balcony, still awake, then they called her. When she got out, she saw the new car damaged. They told her that they were driving too fast and their car deviated and hit an electrical post, 10 km away from home. At that moment, an old monk showed up, but they didn’t see his face, he got close to the car and pulled it away from the post. He tied it to a cord and pulled it extremely fast, crossing these 10 km in two minutes. He stopped the car in front of their house, he removed the cord and disappeared.      
The mother thanked Saint Charbel for saving her sons. She came on May 8, 2011 to the convent and got this miracle registered.

Jacqueline Hanna
Jacqueline, a Copt woman, was sick but didn’t know the kind of her illness. A Copt priest gave her a relic from Saint Charbel and told her that he was healed from a heart attack when he visited the hermitage of Saints Peter and Paul in Lebanon. He told her: “Pray Saint Charbel and he will heal you”. Thus, she was healed from her aches.
A child named Ram, was living next to Jacqueline and he was studying in the Maronite School in Egypt. He got a disease in his eye and he couldn’t see anymore, suffering from redness and itch for months. All medicines were in vain. One day, he visited with his parents the church of Sainte Rita in Egypt where they prayed in front of Saint Charbel’s statute. The child implored Saint Charbel: “Saint Charbel, I can’t see and it’s painful. Would you please heal me?”
In the morning, his eye was healed. They went once again to the church and they thanked God for the grace they got through the intercession of Saint Charbel.

Josephine Fahed
She suffered from dizziness for many years. She went to many doctors but no one could heal her. One day, she visited Mrs. Nohad Chamy and they prayed together. She drank some of blessed oil and asked the intercession of Saint Charbel. She came back safe to her house.
She visited the convent of Saint Marun in Annaya and she got her healing registered on May 20, 2011.

Nicolas Khalifeh
He suffered from epilepsy and he used to have the crisis more than three times per month. He made a vow to Saint Charbel and asked his intercession. Thus, he was completely healed.
He visited the convent of Saint Marun in order to thank God for the grace he got through the intercession of Saint Charbel. He offered an argyle jar and pitcher and he got his healing registered on May 29, 2011.

Tammam Khalil
Further to three surgeries, Tammam couldn’t eat and drink and she was throwing up everything. She lost 10 kg in one month. She went to see another doctor and he decided to do her a fourth surgery. According to her, the surgery wasn’t successful and many complications resulted. She came with her family to visit the convent and she asked the intercession of Saint Charbel in order to heal her as Mrs. Nohad Chamy. When they wanted to leave, they got in the car but it didn’t start. Tammam then asked a sign from Saint Charbel to know that she was healed. Thus, the car started and she asked her son to take her to the restaurant. She ate all what she wanted without any problem. She was completely healed.
She visited the convent of Saint Marun and got her healing registered on May 24, 2011.

Zeina Riachy
She suffered from dizziness, tinnitus and neck lateral inclination as well as from slipped disc. She tied the blessed belt around her neck and rubbed it with blessed oil, and then she wore the cassock for five weeks. She visited the house of Saint Charbel in Bkakafra. While taking up the stairs, she felt her discs cracking. She went back home and went to sleep. A hand was pressing on her neck, she touched it and she saw Saint Charbel who said: “Fear nothing”. She could not move anymore. She saw him putting his thumb on the first disc and she fell asleep. When she woke up, she was healed.
She visited the convent of Saint Marun in Annaya in order to thank God for the graces she had through the intercession of Saint Charbel. She got the healing registered on May 20, 2011.

Elio Daher
Elio had leukemia. He followed a treatment at Notre Dame des Secours Hospital as well as at the American University of Beirut Hospital, however doctors lost hope. His father prayed Saint Charbel and he walked bare foot from Jbeil to Annaya. As for his mother, she made him drink blessed water. Thus, Elio was healed after Saint Charbel appeared to her and said: “Do not be afraid, daughter. I healed your son”.
She got this healing registered on June 19, 2011.

Francisca Abdo
She underwent thirteen operations in her spinal column due to myelitis. She’s been told to undergo one more surgery in order to fix the spinal column to the hip. She used to spend more than two months at hospital further to each surgery. This time, it was critical. Therefore, doctors informed her parents that they were not responsible for the complications that might result.
She prayed Saint Charbel asking his intercession. He appeared to her then he became light and entered her body. When he went out, he said: “Do not be afraid. Undergo the surgery and I will be with you”. During the operation, she saw Him behind the doctor. The surgery succeeded. On the following day, the doctor came and was surprised because the wound has closed. On the third day, Francisca left the hospital and she can sometimes move her leg although the spinal cord is absent from some discs.
She visited the convent of Saint Marun and got her healing registered on June 5, 2011.

Marun Younes
Due to a cerebral hemorrhage, he was taken to the North Hospitalization Center in Zgharta. He entered into coma for one month. According to the medical report of Dr. Joseph Marun Meharrawi, this hemorrhage was due to a neurotoxicity. He lost many kilos and was 38 kg. While he was in coma, Saint Charbel appeared to him and made a cross sign on his forehead and said: “I healed you”.
Instantly, he opened his eyes and he remained at hospital for about one month and a half. Later on, he left the hospital but he could not walk alone.
He visited the convent of Saint Marun and got his healing registered in June 24, 2011.

Nazha Abi Saab
In March 2011, Nazha got lung cancer. She underwent a treatment at Notre Dame des Secours Hospital in Jbeil and Dr. Fady Naser lost hope. For she was dying, her sons came to Lebanon to be at her side.
She prayed Saint Charbel and she saw him in her dream, wearing white. He put his hand under her neck and then put a cotton piece in her mouth, saying: “I healed you”.
When she woke up, she was feeling better and she could breathe normally.
She came to the convent of Saint Marun and told the priest about her dream. The latter asked her to undergo new medical tests which revealed that she was healed.
In June 19, she got her healing registered.

Rakhsat Tamer
She got breast cancer and she’s been to more than seven doctors and all of them said she had to undergo a surgery in order to extract the tumor. Saint Charbel appeared to one of her relatives but this woman was not aware of Rakhsat’s disease and he said: “Tell Rakhsat that I healed her”. She told her about the dream before she got operated and she was relieved. After the surgery, the results of biopsy revealed that cancer has disappeared.
She went to the convent of Saint Marun in order to thank God for the grace she got through the intercession of Saint Charbel and got her healing registered on June 26, 2011.

Sebastien Gergy
He was hit by a car and thrown 15 meters away. As a result, he had skull and legs fractures and he entered into coma. He was treated at General De Montréal Hospital. Due to his critical situation, he had to stay in coma for at least one month and a half. In case he recovers conscience, doctors ignore whether he will be paralyzed or will suffer from amnesia. 
His parents prayed Saint Charbel and asked his intercession to heal their son. On the fourth day, the Saint appeared to him while he was still in coma and he said: “I healed you”. Further to this sentence, Sebastien opened his eyes and regained conscience. Doctors and nurses were amazed for he was completely healed.
He visited the convent of Saint Marun and got his healing registered on June 27, 2011.

Antoine Jabbur
He works in Africa. When he came to Lebanon in order to visit his parents, he got malaria in Beirut airport. He spent 12 days at Saint Joseph Hospital and because of fever, around 42o, he was hallucinating. His parents heard him talking to Saint Charbel and asking him the healing. Saint Charbel answered him: “Tomorrow at 8:00 a.m. you will leave the hospital”. On the following day, at 8:00 a.m., the fever was gone and he was completely healed.
He left the hospital and he came to the convent of Saint Marun in order to thank God for the grace he had through the intercession of Saint Charbel and got his healing registered on August 25, 2011.

Dany Ayyub
He got intestine infection as well as tumor. He was treated at Rosary Hospital. His doctor decided to make him an operation to extract the tumor. He visited then the convent of Saint Marun, tomb of Saint Charbel where he drank blessed oil asking the intercession of the Saint. Afterwards, he went to the hospital to undergo the surgery and the medical tests revealed that he was completely healed.
He visited again the convent to thank God for this grace and he got his healing registered on August 20, 2011.

Fadila Bulos
She is a Caledonian Iraqi woman. She got breast cancer. Due to the bad security situation in Irak, she went to Jordan to follow the treatment at the specialized Jordan Hospital. She underwent tests and waited in a room to start the chemotherapy. There, was a Syrian woman who had also cancer. She said to Fadila: “Before I came to this hospital, I visited the tomb of Saint Charbel and asked him to heal me and I brought this blessed belt. Take it and ask the intercession of the Saint”. Fadila took the belt and tied it around her belly, but it fell on the ground. She tried many times to tie it but it kept on falling. Then the Syrian woman said: “Definitely Saint Charbel healed you. You have to repeat the tests before you start the treatment”. Thus, the results revealed that she was completely healed. She came from Jordan to visit the tomb of Saint Charbel and to thank God for this grace and she got this healing registered on July 18, 2011.

Joy Daccache
She had lateral inclination in her spinal column and it was genetic. Her parents consulted many doctors and all said that she had to wear a corset for one year and eight months, to see later what to do. Before wearing this corset, she prayed Saint Charbel who appeared to her while she was sleeping and he bowed his head three times. When she woke up, she was feeling better. She went to see the doctor and he told her that she needed no more this corset.
She came with her parents to the convent of Saint Marun in order to thank God for this grace she got through the intercession of Saint Charbel and she got her healing registered on July 28, 2011.  

Marleine Chemaly
On November 2nd, 2010, Marleine entered the Jewish Hospital in Montréal for she suffered from fever, hypotension and tachycardia. She had cardiomegaly due to pericardial effusion. She spent nine days in the intensive care unit and she was isolated for her disease was not diagnosed. One day, she was suffering and she implored Saint Charbel to have pity on her and asked him a sign. Then, a white dove perched on her room’s window. Instantly, the fever was gone and she left the hospital on the following day.
She visited the tomb of Saint Charbel and thanked God for this grace and she got her healing registered on July 28, 2011.

Miled Assy
He got throat cancer and doctors decided to do him a surgery followed by chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Before the operation, he came from Canada and he visited the tomb of Saint Charbel asking his intercession. When he went to the hospital in Canada, the doctor found out that he was completely healed.
Miled came back to Lebanon and he visited the convent of Saint Marun in order to thank God for this grace and he got this healing registered on August 14, 2011.

Charbel Bou Mrad
On the eve of Saint Charbel’s Day, he was making a ride on his motorcycle in Damour (Lebanon) and he was hit by a car. He flew in the air and fell on his head. His skull was fractured as well as his leg. A bone injured the main artery that nourishes the brain. All his family prayed Saint Charbel and asked his intercession. Thus, the hemorrhage has stopped and the artery has closed. After he spent four days in the intensive care unit, he underwent an operation in his leg and his thigh. He wore the cassock for one month.
Afterwards, he visited the convent of Saint Marun and he got his healing registered on September 28, 2011.

Laure Kahwajy
She got breast cancer and a swollen gland appeared. The doctor decided to extract this tumor. She visited the convent of Saint Marun and took with her blessed water. When she went home and she wanted to drink, she found oil instead of water. Thus, she rubbed her breast repeatedly. In the night, while she was sleeping, she saw in her dream Saint Charbel extracting the tumor.
When she entered Hotel Dieu de France Hospital to undergo medical tests, doctors found out that the tumor has disappeared.
She visited the convent of Saint Marun again and got her healing registered on September 28, 2011.

Louis Antun
He suffered from ulcer. He took medicines for nine months but in vain. Further to the phenomenon of oil aspersion from Saint Charbel’s statute in Kahaleh, Louis visited the tomb of Saint Charbel and asked his intercession. In the night, while he was sleeping, the Saint appeared to him and put his hand on Louis’ head. Instantly, he was healed. He visited the convent of Saint Marun and got his healing registered on September 29, 2011.

Marleine Salameh
She was suffering from hypertension and headaches for two years and doctors couldn’t do anything. She visited the tomb of Saint Charbel and asked his intercession. While she was entering to the church, she felt a hand touching her head. At that moment, she was healed. She came on September 17, 2011 and she got her healing registered.

Said Andrawos
He got leukemia and suffered during four years. He went to Rafic Hariri University Hospital to follow the treatment. In the evening, he ran away from hospital and went to the convent of Saint Marun. He spent the night sleeping beside the first tomb of Saint Charbel. In the dawn, he came back to the hospital and he underwent all the required medical tests which revealed that he was healed.
He went to the convent of Saint Marun to thank God for this grace. He was extremely amazed and he got his healing registered on September 9, 2011.

Wartan Banosian
He got thrombosis in his eye. He has seen many doctors but in vain. Further to the request of his sister-in-law, Rima Kozeh and her daughter Dany, he visited the hermitage of Saints Peter and Paul. Dany took some soil and rubbed Wartan’s eye. As for Rima, she rubbed it with blessed oil.
After this visit, he was completely healed. He visited the convent of Saint Marun and got his healing registered on September 11, 2011.

Yasmin Morayis
She was born deaf and dumb in Brazil. Doctors couldn’t find out the reason. Her Lebanese grandmother asked her sister the nun, Petronyl Gehara, from the Holy Family Congregation, to visit her in Brazil. Before the nun travels, she visited the tomb of Saint Charbel and took blessed oil. When she got there, she saw the girl. Sister Petronyl made her drink from the blessed oil. As soon as she drank, she started talking.
Now, she goes to school as other kids.
Yasmin’s father came to Lebanon and visited the convent of Saint Marun and got this healing registered on September 14, 2011.

Charbel Zgheib
He was born with a skinless back. Doctors informed his parents that he would not live more than three days. His father brought him to the convent of Saint Marun and got him baptized. Afterwards, he spent thirty days in the incubator and Saint Charbel made him an operation and he was healed.
After four months, his father brought him again to the convent and got this healing registered on October 8, 2011.

Charbel Harb
Charbel got otitis, one month and a half after his birth. His situation got worse for he got infection in the lung, the heart and the brain, in addition, his heart stopped many times. He was treated in Saint Joseph Hospital then in Saint Georges Hospital, however, doctors lost hope for his healing. His mother prayed Saint Charbel who appeared to her many times and he healed her son.
She visited the convent of Saint Marun and got this healing registered on November 2011.

Elias Bou Sader Nehmeh
He underwent a slipped disc operation in Getawy Hospital, in 1992. Further to this operation, he got osteoarthritis in the spinal column causing him a lot of pain. He prayed Saint Charbel who appeared to him and pressed on his back. Thus, he was healed. He visited the convent of Saint Marun and got his healing registered on November 26, 2011.

Elie el-Helu
When he was born, he got epilepsy. Many doctors treated him but in vain. His father made a vow then to Saint Charbel. While they were visiting the tomb of the Saint, he heard a voice telling him: “Do not give medicines to your son anymore”. At the moment, he made his son wear the cassock and he stopped giving him drugs.
Elie went with his family to Australia where he found out that his son was completely healed. When he came back to Lebanon, he brought his son to the convent in order to thank God for this grace and he got the healing registered on September 20, 2011.

Yvone Musallem
She was suffering from thyroid problems and doctors decided to make her an operation. She prayed Saint Charbel and drank blessed oil. After a short period, she was healed.
She came to the convent and got her healing registered on September 2011.

Thomas Akury
He was prematurely born in Sydney and he got a rare disease called “Niemann-Pick Disease”. He could not live more than three years. His parents prayed then Saint Charbel who appeared to Thomas’s grandmother, Laurence Trad, and said: “I am Saint Charbel. I took the medical files and documents of Thomas”. From that moment, this boy was healed and the disease has disappeared from the biopsy. His mother came from Australia and visited the convent of Saint Marun where she got this healing registered on September 7, 2011.

Claudine Keyrouz
A swollen gland appeared in her chest and she was afraid from cancer for it was genetic and a great number of her family’s members died because of this disease. She asked the intercession of Saint Charbel and rubbed her chest with blessed oil. The Saint appeared to her and said: “Fear nothing. You do not have cancer”. Thus, the gland disappeared.
She came to the convent and got this miracle registered on December 22, 2011.

Helena Harb
She was prematurely born and was put in the incubator. While she was in the Levant Hospital, her heart stopped three times for more than a half hour. She got fluid filled lungs and her kidneys stopped functioning. Her mother prayed Saint Charbel asking Him to heal her daughter. He answered her prayers.
Her mother came to the convent and got this healing registered on December 31, 2011.

Lily Hechmy
She got osteoporosis in her spinal column and she suffered from slipped disc in her neck. Her doctor decided to make her a surgery, however, 3% of success were expected. She asked deeply Saint Charbel to heal her. When she went to see the doctor, he made her medical tests which revealed that she was healed.
She came to the tomb of the Saint in order to thank God for this grace and she got her healing registered on December 1, 2011.

Ramona Shammas Zyadeh
Further to her husband’s death, she got post-traumatic stress disorder. She has an 18-year old daughter. She took many drugs and spent the last period in a psychiatric hospital. She prayed deeply Saint Charbel who appeared to her in the shape of a photo and said: “Fear nothing my daughter. You will benefit from several graces”. She stopped taking medicines and she recovered.
She visited the convent of Saint Marun and got her healing registered on December 18, 2011.

Rebecca Duweihy
She had a motorcycle accident and got many fractures in her skull and her heart stopped functioning. This accident was horrible, for she hit a wall and then an electrical post. She entered into coma and stayed eight days in the hospital of Zgharta. There was little hope for her healing and in case she regains conscience, she might be paralyzed and blind. She saw in her dream that she was knocking on the hermitage’s door and Saint Charbel opened to her and said: “You are a good girl. Wake up and go to your mother”. Instantly, she opened her eyes and regained conscience.
She visited the convent and got her healing registered on December 22, 2011.