Arrived in Australia on October 24th 1970, with only $15.00 in his pocket and no family or friends. His first job was in Mascot in a meal factory like many other immigrants that helped build this country, meant being up by 4.00 p.m. and travelling...... Read full article
The Maronites are those Christians who gathered round a certain priest by the name of Maron and adopted his pattern of life.
Maron left the city and made his abode on a mountain, intending thereby to leave behind the theological strife...... Read full article
Deir el Qamar is a village in south-central Lebanon, five kilometres outside of Beiteddine, consisting of stone houses with red-tiled roofs. During the 16th to 18th centuries, Deir el Qamar was the residence of the governors of Lebanon.... Read full article
He was born in Tripoli, Lebanon in 1963. He arrived in Australia with his family in 1966.Ben has lived all his life in Australia and is married with 2 children. He graduated with a Bachelor of Business from the University of Western Sydney-Nepean.... Read full article
Bsharri is a Lebanese town at 1,650 m of altitude, near the Kadisha Valley. Bsharri is just under the Cedar forest and is the birthplace of the famous poet, painter and sculptor Khalil Gibran who now has a museum in the town to honor him...... Read full article
Born in Barhalioun, North Lebanon in 1909, came to Australia at the age of 17. He immediately joined the Australian Army. Elias wanted to be a translator for the Australian troops in the Middle East. He served Australia with dignity and pride.... Read full article
In 1920 Zita Raphael along with her son Joseph arrived in Sydney to view the possibility of moving to Australia.
In Feb 1928 Joseph Raphael married Mary Reaiche in Lebanon.
Julia Mary, their first child, was born on the 19 Dec 1928 in Antourine...... Read full article
Brother Estephan Nehme was born in Lehfed, on March 8th, 1889. His parents, Estephan Bou Haykal Nehme and Christina Badawi Hanna Khaled were very decent. He was baptized on March 15th, 1889, at Our Lady Church of Lehfed, by Father Gerges Fadel.... Read full article