Articles in Maronite Church, News and Local News

From Colombia to Lebanon: Father Dario Escobar

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In his spartan hermitage several kilometres up a narrow footpath in northern Lebanon's Qadisha Valley, only one trait remains from Dario Escobar's previous life: a love of football. The 75-year-old recluse hails from a wealthy Colombian family...... Read full article

El Emigrante, a statue commemorates the Lebanese people who have settled in Australia

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Lebanese migrants have been settling in Australia from the mid-19th century. By the 1880s sizeable numbers of Lebanese people were finding homes in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide.... Read full article

Parramatta is friends with Lebanon

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LEBANON will soon be mates with Parramatta through a goodwill agreement being set up by Lord Mayor Paul Garrard. At last week’s council meeting, Cr Garrard put forward his scheme to set up the agreement between Lebanese village associations...... Read full article

Australia announces an important change to points test for skilled migration

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Making an important change in the points test for the Skilled Migration Program, Australia will now give five additional points to students of Australian institutions.... Read full article

Saint Rafqa

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Rafqa Pietra Choboq Ar-Rayès - رفقا بطرسيّة شبق ألريّس, June 29, 1832 – March 23, 1914, also known as Saint Rafka, is a Lebanese Maronite saint canonized by Pope John Paul II on June 10, 2001.... Read full article

Emma Alkheder designs George Khouzame Foundation logo

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THE George Khouzame Foundation has a new logo for its 2010 Big Give charity event, thanks to Revesby’s Broderick Gillawarna School student Emma Alkheder.... Read full article

Top 5 Lebanese bakeries that will blow your mind in Bankstown

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FROM traditional flat breads to sweet and sticky baklava, lovers of baked goods are spoiled for choice in the Bankstown area.... Read full article

Prestons couple to be married by Microsoft

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A Prestons groom-to-be will organise his wedding using only the internet after winning a Microsoft competition. Michael Najm & his fiancee Jenny Romero, were the winners of the computer giant’s social experiment known as the ‘Microsoft Marry Me’...... Read full article

Saint Charbel Makhlouf

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St Charbel is the first saint to be canonized from the Lebanese Maronite Order (LMO). Not a great deal is known about his life, mainly because he lived a hidden life in the silence and solitude of his hermitage.... Read full article

Tony Abbott's interview and media release

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What are your plans to grow the economy? The cost of living has gone up in the recent years, how will the Liberals help families cope with the rising costs? We have a lot of small businesses in our community, how will Liberals help them? ... Read full article

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