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Two New Priests Ordained and Named After Kings Of Cilicia in Antelias

10 June 2017. On Saturday, during the evening service, Archbishop Shahan Sarkissian, prelate of Peria (Syria), began the first step in the ordination of two deacons. Rev Bedros Manuellian acted as witness on behalf the community. Deacons Hrair Daghlian and Movses...

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His Holiness Aram I receives the president of the Executive Council of the Western Diocese of North America and the chairperson of the Armenian Democratic Liberal Party, Ramgavar of Lebanon

12 June 2017. On Monday morning, His Holiness Aram I met in his office with Attorney Joseph Ganimian, president of the Executive Council of the Western Diocese of North America and a member of the Spiritual Council of the Holy See Etchmiadzin. Dr Avedis Dakessian,...

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The Representative of the Catholicosate of Cilicia attends the annual meeting of the Bible Society of the Middle East

The leadership of the Bible Society of the Middle East invited His Holiness Aram I to address its annual meeting held in Beirut, in recognition of the Catholicosate’s project to publish a new translation of the Bible in Armenian. Rev Boghos Tinkdjian, Director of the...

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Ordination of Choristers and Subdeacons in Antelias

4 June 2017. On Sunday Pentecost, His Holiness Aram I presided over the Holy Liturgy, during which 10 students of the Seminary were raised to the rank of Choristors and three were ordained as Subdeacons. The Catholicos read the psalmist’s proclamation, “How lovely...

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His Holiness Aram I inaugurates the picture exhibition, entitled ‘The Hope of Renewal,’ in Antelias

On Thursday 25 May 2017, His Holiness Aram I inaugurated an exhibition of the paintings of Ms Nanar Kurumlyian-Hajian at the ‘Cilicia Hall’. The event was organized by the Christian Education Department of the Catholicosate of Cilicia, to celebrate the 70th...

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Representatives of the Youth Organization of the Syrian Orthodox Church visit Antelias

  On Thursday 4 May 2017, in the morning, a youth group from the Syrian Orthodox Church visited Antelias and met with Rev Nishan Lakhoyan, director of the Youth Department. During the meeting they discussed the youth work in their respective churches, shared...

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