Our Lady Full of Grace
Lebanese Australians are closely associated with building and construction in New South Wales.
Many lebanese in Sydney are Maronite Catholics. The largest Maronite parish is Our Lady of Lebanon in Harris Park near Parramatta.
August is a busy month for Our Lady of Lebanon. It is the month of the feast of the Assumption, which is celebrated around the world.
Dial Before You Dig NSW/ACT is a major sponsor of Feast Week at Our Lady of Lebanon.
Feast Week at Our Lady of Lebanon is a 10-day celebration that includes Masses, processions, music and barbeques. The Week culminates in a barbecue and Masses attended by over 30,000 people.
Over 200,000 people attend events during Feast Week at Our Lady of Lebanon.
Last Saturday was the Annual Barbecue and Festival night. Despite the threat of rain thousands attended to eat, drink and dance.
Above: helpers at the Annual Barbecue at Our Lady of Lebanon Harris Park. Dial Before You Dig NSW/ACT is a major sponsor of Feast Week