St. Charbel’s Relics to be at Holy Cross Parish in Batavia on Aug. 5-6

“Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am meek and humble of heart; and you will find rest for yourselves.”    

(Matthew 11:29)

Come and draw graces from this generous saint whose intercession leads to extraordinary miracles

Saturday, August 5:

2:30 p.m.:  Arrival of the relics and procession

3:00 p.m.: Chaplet of Divine Mercy

3:15 p.m.:  Vespers according to the Maronite Rite

4:15 p.m.:  Mass

5:15 p.m.:  Veneration of the relics; rosary with meditations on the life of Saint Charbel, and anointing of the sick.

7:30 p.m. – 6 a.m.:  Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and  veneration of the relics

Sunday, August 6:

Relics will be present through all the Sunday Masses. Blessing after the 11:30 a.m. Mass and departure.

For questions, please contact Simone Romanos at 630.770.6712   or at Or go to