ST. CHARBEL MAKHLUF 10-INCH STATUE
Saint Charbel Makhlouf, Maronite monk, priest and mystic, was born in 1828 in Lebanon and became a Maronite monk at Annaya Abbey at the age of twenty. As a hermit, Charbel was famous for his spiritual gifts, even among his Islamic neighbors. He spent almost a quarter century displaying many miraculous abilities and was noted for his love of the Holy Eucharist. He is also known for his holy wisdom, the result of a life of penance, deep prayer, and silence. St. Charbel died on December 24, 1898 and was canonized in 1977 by Pope Paul VI. This statue is made of fiberglass and measures approximately 10".