Throughout the worldwide Maronite community saw this weekend special services to mark the declaration that Patriarch Estephan Douaihy be declared Venerable. Ehden, the birth place of the Patriarch, was no exception with a special Mass being held on Sunday, 6th July 2008 at Saint George's Church. The service was conducted by Bishop Stephen Hector Youssef Doueihi, Bishop Emeritus of Saint Maron of Brooklyn, assisted by Father's Estephane Frangieh and Aboud.
Photographs of the service can be seen in the Galleria
To learn more about Venerable Patriarch Estephan Douaihy you can download, Mikhael S. Doueihi's, book, "Patriarch Estefan Doueihi: A Biography", from here.