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

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. Mary Monastery, in Bikfaya, for the third...

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ST. MARY MONASTERY PILGRIMAGE DAY

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 2019, at St. Mary Monastery in Bikfaya,...

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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 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 discussed issues pertaining...

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

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.   The project is...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVED THE LEBANESE AMBASSADOR TO THE VATICAN

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...

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THE SUMMER YOUTH ACADEMY 2019 COMMENCES

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 will spend two weeks...

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

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 Armenian Cause.   In 1999, His Holiness Aram I had bestowed...

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

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. Hovagim Panjarjian, Rev. Fr. Zaven Najarian...

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FOUR YOUNG PRIESTS DEFEND THEIR DOCTORAL THESES

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 His Holiness...

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

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.   The visit was an opportunity to talk about the...

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A CHRISTIAN-MUSLIM SUMMIT WAS HELD IN BEIRUT

On Tuesday, July 30th, a Christian-Muslim Summit was held at the Druze headquarters, in Beirut. His Holiness Aram I was present at the Summit accompanied by the Prelate of the Armenian Prelacy of Lebanon Archbishop Nareg Alemezian.   The Druze spiritual leader...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I DECORATES KRIKOR AGOPIAN WITH THE “ST. MESROB MASHDOTS” INSIGNIA

On Monday evening, July 29th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I decorated artist Krikor Agopian with the “St. Mesrob Mashdots” insignia, during a special ceremony held at the auditorium of the Armenian Theological Seminary, in Bikfaya.   Addressing the artist in the...

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