This looks like a great workout!
A viral video of Maronite Catholic monks recently surfaced on Twitter. The monks appear to use an immense amount of strength while ringing the bells in the Monastery of Saint Anthony of Qozhaya in Lebanon.
The video went viral on the feast of St. Anthony the Great, the monastery’s patron.
Here’s the video below:
Sacred Bells. pic.twitter.com/XjV7IXGBVO
— PETRUS ROMANUS 🙋🏻♂️☩ (@TRADCATHOLIC4) January 17, 2020
Many users positively responded. Here’s what some people said:
This user said, “Did you know that back in the day it was tradition for bishops to bless the bells of the local Church? Whenever they rang throughout the day, these blessed bells would repel anything wicked, protect villagers & defend from storms.”
Another user added, “Monastery of Qozhaya, Northern Governorate of my beloved #Lebanon. / Such a peaceful and beautiful place 🙏”.
This user also said, “Best sound ever. GOD Bless my beloved Lebanon. 🙏🏼”