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Peter Maher

$ 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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