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St. Maron Maronite Catholic Church, located at 1013 Ellsworth Street in Philadephia, will host a take-out weekend from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sept. 18, 19 and 20.

Menu items include a range of freshly prepared Middle Eastern dishes, such as kabob, kafta and shawarma platters; chicken and falafel sandwiches; hummus, baba ghannouj and stuffed grape leaves.

Among the desserts are maamoul, an ancient and still very popular type of filled shortbread cookie.

Entrees range from $8 to $15, with family size platters available for $30 to $100.

The full menu is available on the parish website at https://saintmaron.org/saint-maron-church-take-out-weekend/.

Orders can be placed through the parish website, www.saintmaron.org; by email at office@saintmaron.org; or by phone at 215-389-2000.

Walk-in orders will also be accepted throughout the take-out weekend.

St. Maron’s also invites individuals, parishes and businesses to support its take-out weekend by purchasing virtual sponsorship banners that will be posted throughout September on the parish’s social media pages and website. More information is available at https://saintmaron.org/saint-maron-church-take-out-weekend-sponsorships/.