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Maronite Church in Kuwait celebrates feast of St Maron

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 10: The Maronite Church in Kuwait celebrated Friday the Feast of Saint Maron, founder of the Maronite community. This is the 55th celebration held in Kuwait, during which a memorial prayer was performed in the Catholic Church. Bishop Mounir Khairallah, who came all the way from Lebanon to join the celebration, officiated the prayer.

Among those who attended the event were Lebanese Ambassador to Kuwait Dr Khudr Halwi and representatives from different Christian denominations in Kuwait. Meanwhile, Head of the Maronite Church in Kuwait Pope Raymond Eid disclosed the Lebanese have been celebrating this event in Kuwait for more than half a century. He added prayers are usually performed for the protection of various communities in the region, especially in Kuwait

By: Bassam Al-Qasas Al-Seyassah Staff

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