WHEN WAS THE CCMS FOUNDED ?
1867: Foundation of the" Maronite Charity Association".
WHO FOUNED THE CCMS ?
1897: Restructuring of the above mentioned association, the new name is " Association of Brothers of the Poors".
1933: The Association of Brothers of the Poors is endowed with new statutes and changes the name to be known as "The Central Council of the Maronite Societies".
The Central Council of the Maronite Societies was founded by His Grace Mgr Youssef el-Debs Maronite Archbishop of Beirut.
WHAT IS THE CCMS MISSION ?
The mission of the Central Council of the Maronite Societies is:
WHAT ARE THE MAIN WORKS OF THE CCMS?
1- To provide its help to the most deprived of the Maronite community.
2- To ensure at the best the free education to the neediest persons.
3- To raise the social and cultural level of the community.
1- Central dispensary in Medawar
HOW DOES ONE BECOME A MEMBER OF THE CCMS ?
2- Saint John dispensary in Adib Ishac Street
3- Adults Education Program - Upgrading Courses
4- Children’s Xmas
5- CCMS Restos
6- Food parcels
7- Punctual Interventions Program
8- Maintenance of Ras el Nabeh cemetery
Members of the Central Council of the Maronite Societies are:
WHO ARE THE MARONITE CHARITY SOCIETIES ?
1- The presidents and the official delegates of the maronite charity societies.
2- Significant personalities co-opted by the presidents and the official delegates of the maronite charity Societies.
3- Significant personalities nominated by His Grace the Beirut Maronite Archbishop.
In every parish of the Archdiocese of Beirut, a Maronite Charity Society is founded. All the societies are grouped together into the Central Council of the Maronite Societies.
The Central Council of the Maronite Societies is formed from fourteen maronite charity societies listed hereafter: Saint George, Saint Maroon, Saint Elie, Saint Michel, Saint Joseph, Our-Lady of Deliverance, Saint John the Baptist, Our-Lady of Rosary, The Sacred Heart, Saint Anthony of Padua, Our-Lady of Donation, Saint Sharbel, Saint Peter & Paul and Saint Anthony the Great.