Monthly Archives:February 2020

REQUIEM SERVICE IN MEMORY OF THE DECEASED CATHOLICOI AND CLERGY OF THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA

On 16 February 2020 On Sunday, Frebruary 16th, 2020, following the Divine Liturgy, His Holiness Aram I presided over the requiem service held in memory of the deceased catholicoi and clergy of the Catholicosate of Cilicia. The requiem prayer was offered in…

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YOUNG MEMBERS OF CILICIAN BROTHERHOOD TO PARTICIPATE IN A THEOLOGICAL INITIATIVE IN VATICAN

On 15 February 2020 On February 15th, with the blessing of His Holiness Aram I, young members of the Cilician Brothehood: V. Rev. Fr. Hovhannes Saghdejian, V. Rev Fr. Barouyr Shernezian and V. Rev. Fr. Zareh Sarkissian, traveled to Vatican, where they…

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THE RELIGIOUS COUNCIL OF THE NATIONAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY DISCUSSES CONTEMPORARY RELIGIOUS MATTERS

On 08 February 2020 On Saturday, February 8th, 2020, the Religious Council of the National General Assembly held its meeting, presided over by His Holiness Aram I, at the Catholicosate of Cilicia.   The council discussed topics including Christian education, parish priest…

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THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA PARTICIPATES IN THE DIALOGUE BETWEEN THE CATHOLIC AND ORIENTAL ORTHODOX CHURCHES

On 06 February 2020 On January 26th to February the 1st , a theological dialogue was held between the Catholic Church and the Oriental Orthodox Churches at the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh, Lebanon. On behalf of the Mother See of…

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"THE ECUMENICAL MOVEMENT MUST SEEK AN INCLUSIVE AND RESPONSIVE VISION" H.H. ARAM I

On 05 February 2020 Addressing the international ecumenical consultation taking place at the Armenian Catholicosate of Cilicia, in Antelias, His Holiness Aram I said: " As a future-oriented movement, the ecumenical movement calls us to read the signs of the times and…

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FAST OF THE CATECHUMENS - ARACHAVORATS BAHK IN ANTELIAS

On 05 February 2020 On Wednesday, February 5th, following the morning service, the prayer of collective confession was recited and blessing of water was conducted on the occasion of breaking the fast of the Catechumens. *** The fast of Catechumens is particular…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I HOSTS GLOBAL ECUMENICAL CHURCH LEADERS TO ENVISAGE A MORE RESPONSIVE AND INCLUSIVE ECUMENICAL VISION

On 04 February 2020 On January 31, 2020-February 2, 2020 His Holiness Aram I hosted a group of twenty five seasoned ecumenical church leaders to consider the present ecumenical realities, problems and challenges in order to seek new and relevant ways to…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I DECORATES TWO ECUMENISTS WITH THE "ST. MESROB MASHDOTS" INSIGNIA

On 02 February 2020 In the honor of the participants of the international ecumenical consultation, held at the Catholicosate, a reception followed the closing remarks of the conference on the evening of Saturday, February 1st, 2020, in the Main Hall of the…

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THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA PARTICIPATES AT THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE GULF CHURCHES FELLOWSHIP

On 30 January 2020 On January 28th and 29th, the annual meeting of the Gulf Churches Fellowship was held in Kuwait.   On behalf of the Armenian Church, Catholicosate of Cilicia Bishop Mesrob Sarkissian, Prelate of UAE and Qatar, and V. Rev.…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVED CARDINAL KURT KOCH

On 29 January 2020 On Wednesday, January 29th, 2020, Cardinal Kurt Koch, the President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, visited His Holiness Aram I, and discussed matters pertaining the ecumenical movement. The meeting was also an opportunity to further…

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AN ECUMENICAL CONSULTATION WILL BE HELD IN ANTELIAS

On 29 January 2020 On January 31st to February the 1st, 2020, an international ecumenical consultation with the theme "For a More Inclusive and Responsive Ecumenical Vision," initiated by His Holiness Catholicos Aram I, will convene at the Holy See of Cilicia.…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES THE ARMENIAN AMBASSADOR IN LEBANON

On 23 January 2020 On Thursday, January 23rd, 2020, His Holiness Aram I received the Ambassador of Armenia to Lebanon Vahagn Atabekyan, who extended letters to the Catholicos from the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia and the President of the Republic…

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