St John Maron ‑ Maronite Feast Day
|Event Name||St John Maron - Maronite Feast Day|
|Start Date||2nd Mar 2017 12:00am|
John Maron (born in 628 in Syria – died in 707 in Kfarhy, Lebanon), was a Syriac monk, and the first Maronite Patriarch. He is revered as a saint by the Maronite, Roman Catholic and Orthodox Churches, and is commemorated on March 2. He died and was buried in Kfarhy near Batroun, in Lebanon, where a shrine is dedicated to him.