The Reverend Father '''Habeeb Kheshy''' (1894-1948) was the son of the [[hieromartyr]] [[Nicholas Kheshy]] and a [[parish]] [[priest]] of the [[Archdiocese of Damascus]]. He was murdered by a group of
Muslim smugglers on [[ July 16]] , 1948, who tortured and then killed him for his Christian faith.
Though he has not yet been [[canonization|canonized]] by the [[Church of Antioch]], a popular [[veneration]]
to him exists among the faithful of the Archdioceses of Damascus and [[Archdiocese of Haurun|Haurun]] as a hieromartyr.