In 1887, Cheikh Daher Mansour Ibrahim el Khazen, from the  house of Cheikh Abi Nassif Nawfal el Khazen from Rayfoun,  built a church to honor St. Alphonsus in the town of Faraya  near his residence. Upon his death, the church and the house  were bought by Hanna Khalil from Faraya and then later on  were purchased by Antoine Salameh who is from Faraya as  well.