Author: Anglo American Section

Bro. Charles (Francis) W. Gunn, (sdb)

I was born in El Segundo, California, U.S.A. and went to the Middle East when I was 10.5 years old to Saudi Arabia. I was sent to school in Beirut, Leb. 1955 – 1956 : American Community School, Chouifet, 1956 – 1957; St. Dominic Savio, 1957 – 1958; Victoira College, Maadi U.A.R. 1958 – 1960. After a year in Saudi Arabia of no school, I returned to Beirut, Lebanon, attending school in Ashrafieh. All the time since St. Dominic Savio in Ras Beirut, I kept in touch with the Salesians. Fr. Biasoli (Bias), Bro. Dell, (now: Fr. Fausto Mauro...

Read More

Father Timothy Leahy

Please find hereafter a few testimonies remembering Father Leahy, not many but quite touching as they are from students of different religions (Muslim, Bouddhist, and Christian) and that is beautiful in its self. Father TIMOTHY LEAHY passed away the 24/4/2008 in Ireland François Sargologo ————————————————— Thank you Francois for passing on the information to us about Fr. Leahy. I was glad to hear that he was still alive up to this point and then sad to hear about his passing. I remember him with fondness. He was a good priest and caring. I served as his altar boy on...

Read More

So far so good…

Welcome to the site of the Anglo-American Section of the Salesian School of Beirut. We are very happy to invite you in to help us write even a small part of the history of the School through interviews, anedoctes, old school newsletters or yearbooks, pictures and whatever you remember of those years.You probably had a best friend and would like to know what happened to him or her, played in the soccer team against the other two sections, or were a member of the Scouts Section of Bro. Dell, we’re sure that something is still in a corner of...

Read More

Questions & Answers

Please find hereafter seven questions that we would like you to answer as an interview, don’t worry nothing too serious or important. As for an introduction to the interview we need some information to establish some details about where you’re living and other very basic facts. – First and Last Name – If possible your date of birth (for purposes of birthday wishes only… ) – From which year to which year at school and which grades – A picture of you then, if possible, and a picture of you now – Where do you live – Small résumé...

Read More

Michael Young

I was at the Salesian School from October 1970 until the summer of 1976, in the American section; in other words from the 2nd grade until the 6th grade. I’ve lived in Lebanon since 1970, except for a six-and-a-half-year spell between 1985 and 1992, when I studied, then worked for a time, in the United States. I returned to Beirut to join a research center, the Lebanese Center for Policy Studies, and later moved to the Daily Star in 2003 as opinion editor, though I also write for other publications. I’ve just finished a book on Lebanon, which serves...

Read More