Christmas mass 2022

For the festive season, the Reverend Father Salim Daccache s.j presided over the Christmas mass which took place on Friday, December 23, at 12:15 p.m. in the auditorium H. et N. Obégi, with the assistance of the priests Elie Daou and Dr. Nabil Chehata s.j of the HDF chaplaincy. In the presence of a large number of Hôtel Dieu’s family, Professor Daccache took the opportunity during the homily to stress on the importance of the message borne by Hôtel Dieu as well as its commitment to its patients, emphasizing on the importance of “renewing our faith as well as our trust in others, especially in the difficult circumstances in which we live that requires a lot of sacrifices”.

After the mass and to celebrate the retirement of 10 employees, various members of the HDF community gave speeches, thanking them for their years of service within the hospital, namely Mr. Fadi Andréa, President of the Employees’ Union, Mrs. Bouchra Bou Khaled, President of the Nursing Council, Prof Ass. Elias Chélala, President of the Medical Council, Mr. Nassib Nasr, Director General of HDF, and Prof Salim Daccache s.j, Rector of Saint-Joseph University and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Hôtel-Dieu. After the ceremony awarding the employees with commemorative trophies and to close the event, Yule logs were served in the bamboo garden.