Monthly Archives:September 2019

HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RATIFIES THE ELECTION OF THE NEW PRELATE OF THE ARMENIAN PRELACY OF PERIA (SYRIA)

On 18 August 2019 On June 8th, 2019, the Diocesan National Representative Assembly of the Armenian Prelacy of Peria (Syria) elected His Grace Bishop Masis Zoboyan as the new prelate of the prelacy.   His Holiness Aram I ratified the election in…

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THE FEAST OF THE ASSUMPTION OF VIRGIN MARY AND THE PILGRIMAGE DAY OF ST. MARY MONASTERY

On 17 August 2019 On Saturday, August 17th, 2019, the Armenian Church marked the feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary and the Pilgrimage Day of St. Mary Monastery in front of the open-air altar, in Bikfaya. His Holiness presided over…

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AROUND ONE THOUSAND FAITHFUL JOINED THE PILGRIMAGE-MARCH DEDICATED TO THE FEAST OF ASSUMPTION OF ST. MARY

On 17 August 2019 On Friday evening, August 16th, 2019, on the eve of the feast of Assumption of St. Mary and the St. Mary Monastery Pilgrimage Day, a pilgrimage-march took place from St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral, in Antelias, to St.…

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ST. MARY MONASTERY PILGRIMAGE DAY

On 16 August 2019 Under the auspices of His Holiness Aram I and organized by the Christian Education Department, a week of special services, prayers, Bible studies, and daily celebration of the Divine Liturgy was held on 12th to 16th of August…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES THE AMBASSADORS OF ARMENIAN REPUBLIC IN LEBANON AND THE AMBASSADOR OF LEBANON IN VATICAN RESPECTIVELY

On 12 August 2019 On Monday, August 12th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I received the Ambassador of Armenia in Lebanon Vahagn Atapekyan and the Ambassador of Lebanon in Vatican Farid El Khazen, respectively.   During his meeting with Mr. Atapekyan, His Holiness…

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THE GERMAN FEDERAL FOREIGN OFFICE SUPPORTS A CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION PROJECT AT THE CILICIA MUSEUM

On 06 August 2019 The Catholicosate of Cilicia is happy to announce the approval of the German government to support a Conservation and Restoration Project of its rare manuscripts within the collection of the Rescued Treasures of the Catholicosate of Cilicia.  …

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVED THE LEBANESE AMBASSADOR TO THE VATICAN

On 06 August 2019 On Tuesday, August 6th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I received Dr. Farid El Khazen, Lebanese Ambassador to the Vatican. Dr. El Khazen briefed His Holiness on the projects and developments in the relations between Lebanon and Vatican.

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THE SUMMER YOUTH ACADEMY 2019 COMMENCES

On 05 August 2019 The Catholicosate of Cilicia, with the combined efforts of the Christian Education Department and the Armenian Theological Seminary, is holding its Summer Youth Academy for the second year, in Antelias. Armenian youth coming from the USA and Canada…

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"THE PASSING OF PROF. VAHAKN DADRIAN IS A LOSS FOR THE DEMANDS OF THE ARMENIAN CAUSE" HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On 05 August 2019 His Holiness Aram I, after receiving the sad news of the passing of prof. Vahakn Dadrian on Sunday, August 4th, 2019, expressed his sorrow and stated that his passing away is a loss for the demands of the…

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FOUR YOUNG PRIESTS RECEIVE THE FIRST FOUR RANKS OF VARTABED AT THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA

On 04 August 2019 On Sunday, August 4th, 2019, during the Divine Liturgy at St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral in Antelias, His Holiness Aram I authorized the granting of the first four ranks of Vartabed to Rev. Fr. Bsag Tepirjian, Rev. Fr.…

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FOUR YOUNG PRIESTS DEFEND THEIR DOCTORAL THESES

On 03 August 2019 On Saturday evening, August 3rd, 2019, at the Armenian Theological Seminary’s auditorium in Bikfaya, Rev. Fr. Bsag Tepirjian, Rev. Fr. Hovagim Panjarjian, Rev. Fr. Zaven Najarian and Rev. Fr. Ardavazt Sharoyan defended their Doctoral theses in front of…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVED THE AMBASSADOR OF ARMENIA TO THE VATICAN

On 02 August 2019 On Friday, August 2nd, 2019, the Ambassador of Armenia to the Vatican Karen Nazaryan and his wife visit His Holiness Aram I. Nazaryan is also the representative of the Republic of Armenia to the Order of Malta.  …

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