Visit the Monastery of “Mar Youssef Al Dahr” at Jrebta. Surrounded with ancient trees, the monastery lies at the heart of a lonely region notable for its savage beauty. It is in here that the Blessed Sister Rafqa is buried. Her remains were moved to the tomb and the Church became a place of pilgrimage. “Kfifane” is today a pilgrimage burial site of the Blessed “Nematallah Kassab Al Hardini”. Proceed to “Mayfouk”, site of the old 13th century church “Saydet Elige” – served as the seat of the Maronite patriarchs. Saint Charbel, Annaya. Mar Charbel is today the object of veneration and his life is a supreme example of absolute devotion to God. In 1875 he retired to the hermitage overlooking the valley of Ehmej, which has since become one of the most popular places of pilgrimage in the country.
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