Monthly Archives:October 2019

HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVED THE ARMENIAN AMBASSADOR TO LEBANON

On 22 June 2019 On Saturday, June 22nd, 2019, His Holiness Aram I received Vahagn Atabekyan, Ambassador of Armenia in Lebanon. They discussed matters related to Armenia-Diaspora collaboration, as well as about the upcoming pan-Armenian conference on Armenia and Press to be…

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THE ARMENIAN THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY'S COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY

On 22 June 2019 On Friday, June 21st, 2019, the 89th commencement ceremony of the Armenian Theological Seminary was held at St. Maty Monastery, in Bikfaya, presided over by His Holiness Aram I. This year’s ceremony was dedicated to the 150th anniversary…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I CHAIRS THE FACULTY MEETING OF THE ARMENIAN THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY

On 19 June 2019 On Wednesday, June 19th, the end of the school year faculty meeting was held at the Armenian Theological Seminary, in Bikfaya. The head of the faculty, His Holiness Aram I chaired the meeting. Student assessment and program evaluation…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES THE DIRECTOR OF KARAGHEUSIAN CENTER AND A GROUP OF ARMENIANS FROM FRANCE

On 18 June 2019 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…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES THE NEWLY ORDAINED PRIESTS ON THEIR FIRST DAY OF 40 DAYS IN SOLITUDE

On 18 June 2019 According to the tradition of the Armenian Church, newly ordained priests spend forty days in seclusion praying, fasting, and reading the Bible. Only after the period is over they are invited to commence their service with their first…

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THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA PARTICIPATES AT THE HAYASTAN ALL-ARMENIAN FUND BOARD MEETING

On 17 June 2019 The Hayastan All-Armenian Fund is holding its annual Board of Trustees meeting in Yerevan. The Armenian President Armen Sarkissian, who called for the meeting, will preside over the meeting. Archbishop Shahan Sarkissian will participate at the assembly on…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES WRITER BOGHOS SHAHMELIKIAN

On 17 June 2019 On Monday, June 17th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I received Lebanese Armenian writer Boghos Shahmelikian. Now residing in Los Angeles, Boghos Shahmelikian visited His Holiness with his family and accompanied by Archbishop Yeprem Tabakian. The aim of the…

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A GROUP OF PAINTERS FROM ARTSAKH VISIT HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On 17 June 2019 On Friday, June 14th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I received a group of painters from Artsakh.   Appreciating their activities achievements in Artsakh, His Holiness commended them and took the opportunity to underline the importance of reviving the…

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THREE SEMINARIANS ARE ORDAINED AND CONSECRATED AS PRIESTS

On 16 June 2019 On the evening of Saturday, June 15th, during the service, Deacon George Aprahamian, Deacon Moushegh Karageozian and Deacon Shahe Yacoubian started their journey to priesthood by approaching the Holy Altar on their knees, where they anathematized the heretics,…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I'S MEETINGS

On 15 June 2019 On Saturday, June 15th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I received the following guests respectively, in Bikfaya:   Dr. Alex Moukarzel. Dr. Moukarzel extended an official invitation to His Holiness Aram I for a conference to be held in…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I HONORS THE LATE BEDROS ADJEMIAN WITH THE "KNIGHT OF CILICIA" INSIGNIA

On 15 June 2019 On Friday, June 14th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I honored the late Bedros Adjemian with the “Knight of Cilicia” insignia. The insignia was accepted by Ani Adjemian, his widow, and in the presence of their children.   Bedros…

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A GROUP OF LECTURERS AND PHD STUDENTS FROM GERMANY VISIT HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On 14 June 2019 On Friday, June 14th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I received a group of lecturers and PhD students coming from various universities in Germany. The aim of the visit was to listen to His Holiness’ lecture on the relationship…

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