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03 May 2004
Series of conferences commemorating of the death of the patriach Estephan Douaihi

Location: Auditorium

The Department of Syro-Antiochiean Sciences of the Pontifical Faculty of Theology and the Institute of History proposed a series of conferences commemorating 30 years of the death of the Patriarch Estephan Douaihi.

This series of conferences took place at the Auditorium of the USEK, on May 3, 2003.

The program was as follows:

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.: Opening session

  • Welcoming speech of the president of USEK Father Karam Rizk
  • Speech of His Eminence the Patriarch Mar Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir
  • Speech of His Eminence the Bishop Samir Mazloum, president of the Institution the Patriarch Estéphan Douaihi
  • Speech of Dr. Tanios Noujaim

10:00 a.m. – 11:30a.m. : First session

  • F. Elie Khalife: Douaihi and Liturgical Interpretation
  • F. Mouawad: Douaihi and the Sanctification of the Sacraments
  • F. Ayoub Chahwan: Douaihi and the Holy Bible

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. : Coffee break


12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. : Second session

  • Professor Elias Kattar: Douaihi and Historical Comprehension
  • F. Karam Rizk: Douaihi and General History
  • F. Paul Rouhanna: Douaihi and the History of the Maronite



1:30 p.m. : Lunch

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. : Third session

  • F. Nasser El Gemayel: The Spiritual and Social Coexistence of Douaihi with the People
  • F. Abbot Jean Tabet: Douaihi and the Maronite Liturgy
  • F. Louis Hage: Douaihi and Maronite Liturgical Music
  • F. Abdo Badawi: Douaihi and Maronite Iconography
  • F. Charbel Abdallah: Douaihi and the Interior Architecture of Maronite Churches


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