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Photo Gallery of

St. Raphael-page 1

The below photos are from the new book on St. Raphael by Antakya press. Captions will be added to as information surfaces.


Christian Moulton

Memphis, Tennessee

Our Father and Hierarch Raphael


Exodus of Christians from Damascus
The above sketch by a "French officer of the expeditionary force" is of the exodus of Orthodox Christians who were fleeing the massacres by Moslems in Damascus of their fellow Christians. St. Raphael's mother was pregnant with him at the time of their family's fleeing to Beirut and could very well have been among those seen by this same soldier. The holy new martyr Joseph of Damascus, killed during this massacre, was the family's parish priest