Lebanon Celebrates The Feast of St. Maron
Lebanon’s St. Maron: Feb 9
St. Maron is a public holiday in Lebanon.
Lebanon celebrate St. Maron’s Feast Day on every 9th of February each year. St. Maron led a spiritual movement in Syria and Lebanon which sprung a different branch of Catholicism which is now called The Maronite Catholic Church. St. Maron gained loyal supporters during his time and still enjoys followers until today.
History of St. Maron
Maron, or St. Maron is a Christian missionary who lived around 350 – 410 AD. He established a Christian movement where he converted most of non-Christians in Lebanon and encouraged them to discover the Christian faith.