A Skype appointment with Jean

On the 14th of January 2014, the whole community got together in Al-safina house for a very important and big event … a meeting with Jean Vanier on Slype !! Everybody gathered around a big screen, the persons from the house and the workshops and all the assistants, excited to ...

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Letter of Jean Vanier for Christmas 2013

Here in France we live Christmas in peace, but there are so many who are living Christmas in war and suffering. I send you this letter so that we can pray together for them and for each other. Click here to read the letter

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Formation in Taanayel from the 3rd to the 6th of December

For the first time All Al-Safina assistants, the Community Council and the Comity travelled together to Taanayel Convent in Lebanon to meet with Stan and Widad who came from France. The main theme of this reunion was non-violant communication, welcoming new assistants in the house and ...

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Open Doors

True to its tradition, Al-Safina braved the fear caused by the current situation in Damascus, and opened its doors to its faithful friends on the 23rd and 24th of November 2013. Al-Safina wanted to spare its friends the risks of traveling from one area to the ...

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Back again

Al-Safina workshops   « Al-Mina », reopened its doors after the summer vacations on the 17th of September.  Each and every one was glad to be back … A l-Mina has even welcomed two more people with handicap: Elias Kababe, whose family had to leave Aleppo because of the current situation ...

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The end of summer vacation

Al-Safina decided to start its year, following, on the 7th of September , the same day His Holiness decreed as a day of prayer and fasting “for peace in Syria” , the Middle East and all over the world. The mass celebrated with father Nawras ...

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