Tag: Seely Beggiani

Themes in Syriac Spirituality – Seely Beggiani


Maronite Clergy Enrichment ConferenceMaronite SeminaryApril 17, 2018 Themes in Syriac Spirituality (Outline)Chorbishop Seely Beggiani The goal of the spiritual life: “This is true perfection: not to avoid the wicked life because like slaves we servilely fear punishment, nor to do good because we hope…

Maronites in America – Continuing the Legacy


Address Given by Chorbishop Seely Beggiani, S.T.D., to the Joint Clergy Meeting, Cleveland, Ohio, June 30, 2015. The following first appeared in the Maronite Voice September 2015 issue. The Maronites in the United States during the past 135 years have not only survived but…

Early Syriac Theology With Special Reference to the Maronite Tradition

Early Syriac Theology with Special Reference to the Maronite Tradition

Written by Msgr. Seely Beggiani St. Ephrem, who was proclaimed a Doctor of the Universal Church by Pope Benedict XV, and Jacob of Serugh were two of the earliest and most important representatives of the theological world-view of the Syriac Church.  A good part of their work was in…

The Relations of the Holy See and the Maronites from the Papacy of Pope Gregory XIII (1572-1585) to the Synod of Mount Lebanon in 1736


Chorbishop Seely Beggiani, Rector of Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Seminary, granted me permission to publish his dissertation entitled The Relations of the Holy See and the Maronites from the Papacy of Pope Gregory XIII (1572-1585) to the Synod of Mount Lebanon in 1736. You can…

To Be a Maronite, to Be a Maronite in the United States


Written by Chorbishop Seely Beggiani, Rector of Our Lady Of Lebanon Maronite Seminary, Washington, D.C. To be a person of faith involves several dimensions. Religious faith is the conviction that all of reality, despite the many aspects of life that seem to go wrong,…