The institutions run by the Lebanese Franciscans Sisters of the Cross
A hospital for mentally or physically disabled girls... It hosts today 255 girls. In 1937, the institution expanded to include an internal school for orphan girls, offering them primary education and vocational training. The Sisters continue today this mission with dedication and devote all their energy to these patients of all ages, and particularly to the most miserable of them who have been marginalized by disease.
Founded in 1930, it is one of the most important projects that incarnate the goal and characteristic of the Congregation. It hosts the most miserable individuals suffering from all kinds of mental and psychological disabilities. It takes care of people from all confessions and nationalities and all those who come to it, taking the water source as an example, according to the Founder’s wish. Today, the Psychiatric Hospital of the Cross hosts one thousand patients of whom 54% are non-Christians. It is considered to be one of the biggest psychiatric hospitals in the Middle East.