Catholicosate of Cilicia
Antelias - Lebanon
On Tuesday, June 18th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I received in his summer residence in Bikfaya Serop Ohanian, the Field director of Howard Karagheusian Commemorative Corporation in Lebanon. Ohanian briefed His Holiness on the latest social-assistance and healthcare programs of the Center, as well as on the upcoming programs of the Foundation, to which His Holiness Aram I expressed his commend.
Later the day, the Catholicos received a delegation of Evangelist French Armenians headed by President of Haigazian Univeristy Rev. Dr. Paul Haidostian and Rev. Gilbert Levonian from France. The guests conversed with His Holiness on topics related to the Armenian Church and its theology and its role in Ecumenism. The visit was concluded with a tour of the St. Mary Monastery.
Note that St. Mary Monastery in Bikfaya is undergoing renovations. On this day also, His Holiness Aram I paid an inspection visit to the construction sites which include the Episcopal Residence and the Guesthouse, as well as the playground and the entrance of the Seminary.