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Father Elias Maroun

Eid Mar Abda 2019

Celebrations of Boutros Bou-Gharios family

Photos of Lebanon  

Every year, an open air dinner is held on the feast of Mar Abda in the Church ground. Here are some photos from 2012 celebration

abda crowd

abda GG

Different stages of improving the church of Mar Abda where a new bell tower was constructed (below),

God bless all those who contributed and maintain this beautiful Church in the village.   


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abda shaw

abda 2


Housing a 1 meter diameter Clock

All paid for by the generosity of the Gharios family members and the Good people of Aboud.



The excavation for a parish hall and burial places


Aboud, close up

Jbeil old port


Afqa, the waterfall

Aboud, Eastern view

Boutros and Tamam Bou Gharios (my grandparents)

Guerios Guerios (Gharios)and his family


Aboud taken from megheiry

Aboud from across the valley

The church and cemetery of Saidet Al-Najat which has seen a new roof, community hall, parking and much improved cemetery with lighting and new paving.

Oricio,Guerios and Charbel. Three of the twelve children of Zacarias Jose Guerios who left Amchit, Lebanon in 1890 to Brazil.. On the right Charbel Guerios celebrating his 98 birthday. He has passed away a year later in 2003.

Elias Mansur Guerios Haddad Costa families from Brazil. Elias celebrating his daughter's birthday and appearing second from left his grandfather





Jbeil, the forteress