“Passing down recipes,” says Grace Abi-Najm Shea, “is such an important part of passing down traditions.”
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A Lebanese throng rallied last month in support of the cardinal’s campaign, and Pope Francis advised this week that he has promised the patriarch that he will visit the beleaguered Middle East nation to communicate his own support.
“In that critical situation,” said Father Jenco, “I was speaking to God about his goodness and his beauty.”
Lebanese Catholics have a great devotion to St. Rita, the 14th-century Italian stigmatist saint who embraced suffering with charity.
Cardinal Parolin visited Beirut Sept. 3-4 as the representative of Pope Francis, a month after the city experienced a devastating blast which killed nearly 200 people, injured thousands, and left thousands without a home.
‘They are the sign of hope for us in this catastrophe,’ said Father Toufic Bou-Hadir, director of the Maronite Patriarchal Commission for Youth.
Cardinal Bechara Boutros Rai delivered a homily Aug. 9, calling for an international investigation into the explosion at the Lebanese port.