The body of Patriarch Sfeir was placed in a coffin made from "olive wood of Qadisha"

Coffin of Patriarch Sfeir departs Hotel Dieu Hospital to Bkerki




The body of Patriarch Sfeir was placed in a coffin made from "olive wood of Qadisha"

Coffin of Patriarch Sfeir departs Hotel Dieu Hospital to Bkerki

15 May 2019

Lebanon - The coffin of Maronite Patriarch Cardinal Mar Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir has departed Hotel Dieu hospital and awaits the beginning of the funeral procession to Bkerke.

The late patriarch was shrouded in Our Lady of Hanan church of Hotel Dieu hospital, in which political and medical figures, as well as citizens gathered to bid the deceased farewell.

The body of Patriarch Sfeir was placed in a coffin made from "olive wood of Qadisha" and colored by the yellow copper which is the holy Vatican color.






 














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