Monthly Archives:October 2019

HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES THE LEBANESE AMBASSADOR IN ARGENTINE

On 13 June 2019 On Thursday, June 13th, His Holiness Aram I received Lebanon’s ambassador in Argentine, Mr. Johnny Ibrahim, accompanied by Lebanon’s honorary consul of Fresno Mr. Harry Najarian.   The meeting was an opportunity to discuss about the Armenian communities…

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HIS HOLINESS RECEIVED LEBANON'S HONORARY CONSUL GENERAL TO FRESNO

On 12 June 2019 On Wednesday, June 12th, 2019, His Holiness received Harry Nadjarian, Lebanon’s Honorary Consul General to Fresno, in Bikfaya. The consul briefed the Catholicos on the projects he had worked on, especially in regards to the collaboration between Fresno…

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WOMEN'S BIBLE STUDY MEET WITH HIS HOLINESS ARAM I TO CONCLUDE THIS YEAR'S SESSIONS

On 11 June 2019 On Tuesday, June 11th, 2019, the Women’s Bible Study of the Christian Education Department of the Catholicosate of Cilicia concluded this year’s sessions. On this occasion and according to the tradition, the last session was conducted by His…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES FAMOUS PAINTER KRIKOR AGOPIAN

On 10 June 2019 On Monday morning, June 10th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I received the famous Armenian-Canadian painter Krikor Agopian, who presented the Cilicia Museum with his new work on the Armenian letter “AYP.”   Krikor Agopian, based between Lebanon and…

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ORDINATION OF ACOLYTES AND SUB-DEACONS AT THE CATHOLICOSATE IN ANTELIAS

On 09 June 2019 On June 9th, 2019, on the occasion of the feast of Pentecost, acolytes and sub-deacons ordination was conducted at St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral in Antelias. His Holiness Aram I presided over the Holy Liturgy, Bishop Magar Ashkarian…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I’S MEETINGS

On 08 June 2019 On the first week of June, His Holiness Aram I held several meetings.   1. Accompanied by Archbishop Nareg Alemezian, Prelate of Lebanon, His Holiness Aram I met with the Head of the Serbian Orthodox Church Patriarch Irinej…

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THE ARMENIAN PRAYER BOOK OF ST. GREGORY OF NAREK PLACED ON THE GRAVE OF KEVORK CHAVUSH ON BEHALF OF HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On 06 June 2019 On Thursday, June 6th, 2019, a group of Armenians, headed by the Chair of the Central Committee of the Catholicosate Stepan Der Bedrossian, visited the grave of the Armenian hero Kevork Chavush and paid their respect to his…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVED MIREILLE AOUN AND DR. NABIL NAAMAN

On 05 June 2019 On Wednesday, June 5th, His Holiness Aram I received Mireille Aoun, daughter and one of the senior advisors of President Michel Aoun, in Bikfaya. Present at the meeting was also Souren Vartanian, a benefactor of the Catholicosate of…

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THE ARMENOLOGICAL DEPARTMENT'S 2019 GRADUATION CEREMONY

On 04 June 2019 On Monday evening, June 3rd, 2019, the Armenological Center of the Educational-Armenological Department held its graduation ceremony for the second year, at the Cilicia Museum of the Catholicosate of Cilicia, in Antelias. The event was presided over by…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES ARMENIANS FROM GREECE AND CYPRUS

On 03 June 2019 On Monday, June 3rd, 2019, His Holiness Aram I received Armenians from Greece and Cyprus, accompanied by Archbishop Gomidas Ohanian.   The guests had visited Lebanon to participate in a conference on the Armenian communities in Greece and…

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"KHATCHIG BABIGIAN" FUND'S INTERSCHOOL COMPETITION AWARD CEREMONY

On 02 June 2019 His Holiness Aram I presided over the award ceremony of the Annual Interschool Competition of the “Khatchig Babigian” Fund organized by the Educational-Armenological Department of the Catholicosate of Cilicia, on Sunday, June 2nd, 2019, at the Main Hall…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I MEETS WITH THE ARMENOLOGICAL DEPARTMENT STUDENTS

On 01 June 2019 On Friday evening, May 31st, 2019, His Holiness Aram I received the Armenological department students of the Catholicosate of Cilicia, in Bikfaya. The students had gathered to listen to His Holiness’ talk on contemporary theological matters.   In…

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