Maronite Spirituality

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Maronite Spirituality

Ascension Maronite Church
The Maronite Church is one of many churches which are from Eastern and Western Catholic traditions...

Maronite Spirituality
The Maronites theology, spirituality and liturgy developed according to biblical themes rather than philosophical thought...  

Spiritual Reading

Prayer of the Faithful (Divine Office)
This is a daily reading of the Prayers of the Faithful or Divine Office for the Antiochene Syriac Maronite Church....

Maronite Syriac Church Studies

Maronite Daily Readings

Maronite Faith Formation Blog

Prayers in Syriac

Maronite Church in the U.S.A

Maronite Saints
St. Maron (350-410 AD) - the Maronites were named after this priest and hermit who spent his life teaching about the faith and ministering to many people on the banks of the Orontes River.

St. Sharbel
(1828-1898) - Monk/hermit of the Lebanese Order, canonized October 9, 1977.

St. Rafka
(1832-1914) - Nun with a deep devotion to Christ in the Eucharist who endured great pain in her life but was a model of redemptive suffering, patience and gentleness. Beatified 1985. Canonized June 10, 2001.

St. Nimatallah Al-Hardini
(1808-1858) - a priest of the Lebanese Maronite Order, he had among his students Brother Sharbel Makhlouf (St. Sharbel). Beatified May 10, 1998. Canonized May 16, 2004.

Syriac Maronite Art

Since all creatures are made in the image of God, they are icons of the Divine Artist...

Reflection on Prayer

The Catechism of the Catholic Church describes prayer as a “battle”. This is a good way to describe it. But what one “battles” is not God, nor is it ourselves. Instead we battle our self-centered, self-satisfied, and self-serving tendencies...

Reflection on Mary
Mary’s shrines and devotions are part of every road-side for Christians in Lebanon. She is for us a special and unique source of pride in our Catholic heritage...