We are revealing some of the miracles of our lord Jesus Christ, with the intercession of Saint Charbel, during 2012. We would like to remind that the purpose of miracles is to strengthen faith and to turn to a sincere repentance coming from a sincere heart, a heart that loves God and the neighbor.
1- Rana Abou Zeid
Following the appearance of an ovarian cyst, with a size of 8cms, surgery became necessary in Rana’s case to remove the cyst. According to the surgeon, there was a high probability to have a cancerous cyst. But Rana went to the tomb of St Charbel to implore the grace of healing.
Then she was hospitalized and before the operation the doctor asked for another ultrasound and discovered that the cyst had disappeared and that the operation was no longer necessary. Rana came back to visit the tomb of St Charbel in the monastery of Saint Maron - Annaya and praised God for his blessings and registered her healing on 22/01/2012.
2 - Simon Qazzaka
Simon was diagnosed with an ulcer and a severe bleeding in the stomach and his case required surgery. His wife had turned to prayer asking St. Charbel with all her heart to heal her husband. Her prayers were answered and the bleeding stopped and Simon was completely cured without undergoing any operation. Simon went to the monastery of St. Maron Annaya, thanking Jesus Christ, before the tomb of Saint Charbel and registered his healing on 29/01/2012.
3- Youssef El Khoury
Youssef had undergone a corneal transplant in the right eye, and four years later, he felt a strong pain and a black spot appeared in his eye. His doctor discovered after an X-ray, that he was suffering from a detached retina. Youssef visited the tomb of Saint Charbel imploring the grace of healing and took some soil from the grave of the Saint and wiped his eye. Later on, a new X-ray showed that his eye was completely healed. Youssef went to the monastery of St. Maron Annaya to thank Jesus Christ, in front of the tomb of Saint Charbel and registered his healing on 29/03/2012.
4- Antoine Prissi
Antoine was diagnosed with brain cancer. He was treated at Hotel Dieu in France, by undergoing chemotherapy and radiation, but his condition deteriorated to the point where the doctor told his parents that Antoine will not survive more than an hour. That’s when his brother Mathieu implored Saint Charbel to give his brother the grace of healing and called all his cousins asking them to pray to Saint Charbel. In the morning, everyone was shocked by Antoine’s miraculous healing. His mother traveled then to Lebanon to visit the tomb of Saint Charbel at the monastery of St. Maron - Annaya and praised God for the healing of her son and registered the miracle on 28/04/2012.
5- Hanna Jabbour
Hanna who lived in the island of St. Catherine was diagnosed with leukemia. He was transported in the President's private plane to Caracas for treatment. But medical tests showed that the cancer had spread into the bloodstream.
Hanna's uncle visited him in the hospital and gave his sister, Hanna's mother, a picture of Saint Charbel to put it under her son’s bed. Later on, the picture began to leak blood and when the doctor arrived, he was surprised to see the blood on the photo because Hanna had no injury in the body to explain it.
When Hanna underwent tests again, it proved that he was completely healed. The President asked for the photo and it was sent to him. Hanna’s father traveled to Lebanon to visit the tomb of Saint Charbel at the monastery of Saint Maron - Annaya and praised God for the healing of his son. He registered the miracle on 27/04/2012.
6 – Linda Antoun
Linda was diagnosed with osteoarthritis at the age of 40. She underwent many ineffective treatments, until she became unable to walk without a cane. She came to Lebanon to visit Saint Charbel and when she arrived to the monastery she burst into tears standing near the statue of the Saint. After going back to the United States, she went to see her doctor to discover that she is perfectly healed. She returned then to visit the tomb of Saint Charbel at the monastery of St Maron- Annaya and praised Jesus Christ for his blessings. She registered her miracle on 27/04/2012.
7 – Walid Abou Latif
Walid, a durzi man, was diagnosed with cancer of the lymph glands and all the treatments he underwent were ineffective. His wife visited the monastery of Saint Charbel and knelt down in front of his statue imploring him to cure her husband. Later on, medical examinations showed that Walid was completely healed. He came with his wife Lina and the whole family to visit the tomb of Saint Charbel and praised God for his blessing. His wife registered the miracle on 29/04/2012.
8- Margot Doumit
Margot was diagnosed with hemiplegia; she suffered for a long time and was
constantly praying to Saint Charbel asking him to heal her. During her sleep, she opened her eyes to find Saint Charbel sitting beside her on the bed. Since that time, she was completely healed and stopped all the medications.
Margot came to visit the tomb of Saint Charbel at St Maron - Annaya monastery and praised Jesus Christ for her healing. She registered the miracle on 13/05/2012.
9- Roni Najem
Roni was diagnosed with a neurotic illness that he was suffering from since he was a child. He addressed his prayers and praises to Saint charbel to cure him. Saint Charbel revealed himself in his icon and at this moment Roni felt a force coming out of his body. He began trembling until he finally felt healed. He visited the tomb of Saint Charbel at the monastery of St Maron Annaya and registered his healing on 21/6/2012.
10 - Elie Bou Chayya
After three years of marriage, Elie had no children yet. He and his wife tried every possible treatment but their efforts weren't effective. The couple visited Saint Charbel and after the visit the wife took a piece of cotton soaked with oil from the monastery and shared it with her cousin; each swallowed half of the cotton. Both of them became pregnant at the same time. Later on, they visited with their husbands the tomb of Saint Charbel at the monastery of St Maron - Annaya to thank the Lord for his blessings and registered the miracle on 17/07/2012.
11 - Liliane Sawma
Liliane was suffering from breast cancer and she was in an urgent need for a surgery; she implored St Charbel with all her heart to heal her. After three MRI, the doctors confirmed that the cancer had disappeared and that there was no need for a surgery anymore. Liliane visited the tomb of Saint Charbel at the monastery of St Maron - Annaya and registered her healing on 22/07/2012.
12 – A Muslim man
After a car accident, the young man was transferred to a hospital in Syria suffering from three fractures in the skull. After he went through a coma, the doctors lost all hopes in his recovery. His brother, who works in a construction site in the village of Mechmech, explained to the owner the situation of his brother. The owner went to the monastery of Saint Charbel and brought a bottle of sacred oil and gave it to the young man, saying: "Wipe your brother’s forehead with this oil and Saint Charbel will bring him back to life. The young man went back to Syria and wiped his brother's forehead with the oil; he suddenly woke up and his condition started to get better. The young man returned to the monastery to thank God for the healing of his brother and he registered the miracle on 29/08/2012.
13 - Naji Zeidane
Naji is from Roueisset El Balout in Baabda. When his wife Agnes was on the ninth month of pregnancy, the baby's movement stopped for 15 days. When she went to see her doctor, he decided that she should undergo a surgery to save her from poisoning.
Her husband went to the monastery of Saint Charbel to implore him to save his son and promised to name him Charbel and baptize him. Miraculously, the baby regained his movement and the mother gave birth normally, the baby weighed 4 kg and was named Amir Charbel as his father promised. Concerning the baptism, the bishop of the diocese asked for the permission to baptize the child. The miracle was registered on 02/09/2012.
14 – Emilia Bou Dib
After suffering from a disease in her neck and back, Emilia had reached the point of not being able to get up without someone’s help. The doctor decided to go for a surgery to prevent a total paralysis. She implored Saint Charbel to heal her because she lived alone and had no one to take care of her. One night, she got up to go to the bathroom, and there was no electricity, she looked for the cane that she always left near the bed, but did not find it. She used the lighter to help her get to the bathroom. It happened three times in a row, and in the morning she rose from her bed, perfectly cured; the cane was under the foot of the bed that she couldn't even lift. When she was sure of her recovery, she went to the monastery with her medical record and registered her healing on 4/11/2012.
15- Jihad Fayyad
Jihad was the victim of a brain hemorrhage, and fell down in a car garage. He was transferred to a hospital in Bhannes. Jihad underwent two operations to stop the bleeding in his brain and he regained his memory after 23 days in coma. When he left the hospital, he wasn't feeling good and suffered from a headache. He visited St Charbel with his cousins on 22/05/2012. After celebrating the Mass and participating in the march, he came with his wife to visit the tomb of the Saint, still suffering from the headache. He was preparing to light the candles in the monastery, when his wife brought a small bag with a cotton soaked with sacred oil and wiped his forehead. The pain disappeared immediately, and 6 months after his recovery, he went to St Charbel’s monastery and registered his healing at 6/11/2012.