The Jubilee

The Congregation of the Franciscan Sisters of the Cross experienced Jubilee celebrations throughout an entire year, a year of renewal, repentance and joy: - The fiftieth anniversary of the death of the Founder Abouna Yaacoub (26 June 1954 – 26 June 2004). - The diamond Jubilee of the foundation of the Congregation which is an extension of the material and...
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Mass in occasion of the Jubilee’s closure

On the eve of Thursday the 15th of September 2005, the jubilee celebrations concluded, with strong hope and faith, by displays of gratitude and prayer so that God can grant the Sisters of the Cross his never-ending grace, in order for each one of them to become, in a loving manner, enlightened by faith, represented by the spirit of the...
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Speech of His Beatitude and Eminence Cardinal Mar Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir

“Then the righteous shine like the sun in the kingdom of God” (Matthew 13/43)   We thank God, for he had fulfilled the wish that the Congregation of the Lebanese Franciscan Sisters of the Cross have always prayed for, in addition to the prayers of a lot believers in Lebanon and in other countries. This wish is to witness the...
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The Beatification

With the beatification of Abouna Yaacoub, the ecclesiastical authority has renewed its trust in our Congregation, the Congregation of the Franciscan Sisters of the Cross, by inviting and urges us to work hard in the heart of our mother church, and to meet the needs of our country and Diaspora countries. After joy filled our hearts with the sentiments of...
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Mass of the opening of the Jubilee

Saturday evening, the 26th of June 2004, is a great date in the Convent of the Cross. In the shade of the church of Our lady of the Sea, the seat of its foundation, His Eminence Cardinal Mar Narallah Botros Sfeir, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, celebrated the Mass in the presence of the President of the Republic...
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