$ 9,000 raised at the Benedict Barkat Foundation Annual Dinner in Newtown Sydney
The 2014 Benedict Barkat Foundation Dinner held at St. Joseph’s Parish Newtown on October 25th raised approximately $9,000 to support St. Mary’s Catholic Boarding School in Hafizabad, Pakistan.
The school provides an education for both Christian and Muslim boys and girls; many of whom are orphans.
CG Abdul Aziz Uqaili
The guest speakers on the night were
Mr Abdul Aziz Uqaili - Consul General of Pakistan, Marissa Smithson - Micah
Challenge, Fr. Yacob Barkat, Sr. Sophia Barkat and Fr. Peter Maher.
More than 100 people were in attendance to enjoy the evening with a delicious meal provided by the event’s major sponsor the Tandoori Hut Restaurant in Enmore.
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