The Maronite Youth Organisation “OLOL YOUTH”
Formed in 1984 by Fr. Michael Kairouz, the Maronite Youth Organization (MYO) is the official voluntary youth committee of Our Lady of Lebanon (OLOL) Church, Harris Park. Since the formation of the MYO, there have been a number of young individuals who have contributed significantly to the community in a range of successful spiritual, social and charitable activities. The previous Presidents and Chaplains of the MYO are as follows:
Jan 1994- Feb 2003: Fr Geoffrey Abdallah
Feb 2003- Sept 2004: Fr Alain Fares
Sept 2004 - Jan 2016: Monsignor Shora Maree
Jan 2016 - Current: Fr Raphael Abboud
Our Current Committee for 2016-2017
Youth Chaplain: Fr Raphael Abboud
Coordinator: John-Claude Tadros
Assistant Coordinator: Joey Nakhoul
Secretary: Joanne Elias
Assistant Secretary/ Social Coordinator: Joanna Michael
Treasurer: Moussa Hawa
Assistant Treasurer: Joseph Ghalloub
Social Coordinator: Jamal Ghalloub
Charity Coordinator: Barbara Ghalloub
Spiritual Coordinator: Mary Raffoul
Assistant Charity/Spiritual Coordinator: Annette Boulous
Logistics: Charbel Bou Daher
Assistant Logistics: Anthony Layoun
MYDC Liaison: Edwin El Bazouni
Media Liaison: Emily Dib
The vision of the MYO is to strengthen the Maronite community faith within the Parish and the wider Australian community
The mission of the MYO of OLOL Co-Cathedral, Harris Park is to:
1. Foster, strengthen and grow in our Maronite faith and commitment to our parish and Church.
2. Understand and address the needs and issues of the youth in our parish.
3. Organize, encourage and promote social interaction for youth in our Australian-Lebanese Community.
’Faith, Fun and Friendship by serving God through the community’
We always welcome and encourage any Youth interested in our activities to join, and we Pray that through the strength of God, that we may help make our Maronite family stronger in faith and in love. If you would like to join or have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our Youth Chaplain Fr Raphael Abboud on 0401 627 777 or Youth Coordinator,
John-Claude Tadros on 0422 643 203.