News & Events
Mar 9, 2017
Meeting the Lebanese Ambassador
On Monday, March 6, 2017, Bishop Gary Gordon met with the Lebanese Ambassador in Canada, Mr. Sami Haddad, along with Nick Kahwaji, President of the World Lebanese Cultural Union. Also present were representatives from other provinces in Canada, Venezuela, and Mexico. Reine Mykyte and Louis Sader were in attendance as local representatives of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Victoria.
Conversation and discussion surrounded the challenges facing refugees and immigrants, as attendees learned about the work of Mr. Haddad and Mr. Kahwaji on behalf of these vulnerable people in today’s world.
Reine Mykyte summed up her feelings about the meeting, saying, “I am very honoured by the work these men and women do for Lebanese people in British Columbia and around the world, especially for immigrant families.”