Glimpse at Brother Estephan Nehme’s life :
08-03-1889 : he was born in Lehfed
15-03-1889 : he was baptized at Our Lady Church in Lehfed
1905 : He integrated into the Lebanese Maronite
23-08-1907 : He pronounced his simple vows and wore
He has been in the following monasteries:
1908-1910 : Our Lady of Mayfouk Monastery
1910-1913 : Saint Antonios Monastery in Houb
1913-1922 :Our Lady of Mayfouk Monastery (for the
1922-1924 :Saint Antonios Monastery in Houb (for the
13-04-1924 :Saint Antonios Monastery in Houb where
Father Youssef Mattar from Lehfed blessed his
1924-1928 : Saint Challita Monastery in Kettara
1928-1938 : Notre Dame des Secours Monastery in Jbeil
30-08-1938 : After spending six months in Sts Cyprian and
Justine Monastery in Kfifane, he passed away
in the said convent.
10-03-1951 : His body was revealed non decayed
27-12-2001 : A file on his virtues was submitted to the Holy
See and the tomb was sealed with red wax in order to keep it out of hands reach.
17-01-2007 : He was recognized Venerable by the Holy See Pope Benedict XVI
17-01-2009 : The Congregation for the causes of the Sts in Rome was held to discuss his beatification
27-06-2010 : He was recognized Blessed in Sts Cyprian and Justine Monastery in Kfifane by the Archbishop
Angelo Amato, S.D.B. Prefect of the Congregation for the causes of saints in the Vatican.