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Convent's Mission

Over generations, one of the Church's main missions in sharing God's message was to provide shelter and accommodation. In this context, the Congregation of the Franciscan Sisters of the Cross-established Our Lady of the Well, a reception house for any individual …

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Uniqueness of the Convent

The convent is nestled in the heart of a pine grove and natural green sceneries that make the place perfect for meditation and recollection. It is 8 kilometers away from Beirut and 150 meters above sea level...

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Foundation

Founded in 1930 by Blessed Father Jacques Haddad (Abouna Yacoub) OFM Cape., Our Congregation of the Franciscan Sisters of the Cross of Lebanon is a Lebanese religious association recognized of public utility by the Lebanese government...

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Charisma

The spirit of the congregation of the Sisters of the Cross is revealed in the acts of compassion and hospitalization towardspsychiatric patients, the blind, the physically and mentally handicapped, the elderly, the chronically ill, the terminally sick, especially those who are neglected by their families or socially excluded....

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Our Lady of the Well

AbounaYaacoub, the founder of the Franciscan Sisters of the Cross congregation, initiated his first project by building "Our Lady of the Sea" within the Convent of the Cross in order to receive the aged priests, the elderly and the mentally retarded. In 1943, he bought a piece of land ...

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