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”.
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.
WHAT ARE THE MAIN WORKS 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
HOW DOES ONE BECOME A MEMBER OF THE CCMS ?
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.
WHO ARE THE MARONITE CHARITY 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.