The Feast of Holy Translators and the 88th Opening of the School Year of the Armenian Theological Seminar

On Sunday, October 15, 2017, His Holiness Aram I presided over the Holy Liturgy in the Catholicosate of the Holy See of Cilicia. The Holy Liturgy was celebrated by the Dean of the Armenian Theological Seminary Very Rev. Boghos Tinkjian and was dedicated to the feast of...

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The Easter Message of His Holiness Aram I The Risen Christ, the Gate to Life

His Holiness Aram I based his Easter sermon on an exhortation by the Catholicos theologian Nerses the Gracious, in which the theologian describes Jesus as “The Gate to Life.” His Holiness said that today people, by falling into a self-centred hedonistic way of...

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“Believing in and remaining committed to the Armenian Cause, is the message of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide,”             Aram I

  26 May 2015. On Tuesday evening, His Holiness Aram I and his delegation arrived at the All Saints Church in Chicago, where Rev. Sahakian, the parish priest, members of the church council, the scouts and the faithful greeted him. After the blessing of the salt...

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“The Church flourishes with its faithful who in turn are empowered by witnessing for their faith,” Aram I

 19 May 2015. On Tuesday evening, following a series of meetings during the day, His Holiness Aram I visited the St. Sarkis Church, accompanied by the Prelate Archbishop Oshagan Choloyan, Vicar General Bishop Anoushavan Tanielian and the other members of the...

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His Holiness Aram I celebrates the Holy Liturgy at St. Gregory Illuminator Cathedral in New York

17 May 2015. On Sunday morning His Holiness Aram I celebrated the Holy Liturgy and preached the sermon. Archbishop Oshagan Choloyan, Prelate of the Eastern Prelacy, and Bishop Meghrik Parikian, Prelate of Canada, served the Catholicos on the altar. Mr Zohrab...

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WE CLAIM JUSTICE…

A legendary Armenian poet, Daniel Varoujan, before his murder by the Ottoman authorities in 1915, wrote: I firmly believe that the coming generations will create a new dawn for the Armenian people… . The history of the Armenian people of the past hundred years was...

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To live, to endeavour and remain loyal to the legacy of the martyrs of the Armenian Genocide

The following is a Summary of His Holiness Aram I’s message in Holy Etchmiadzin on 23 April 2015.   “With the power of the Holy Spirit we repelled the evil” (Book of Hourly Prayers p.65), was the theme of His Holiness Aram I’s message during the Holy Liturgy...

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The Resurrection of Jesus signifies the triumph of light over darkness

5 April 2015. In his Easter sermon, His Holiness Aram I spoke of the Resurrection of Jesus as the triumph of the Truth, the promise of eternal life and the victory of light over darkness. He told the large number of faithful gathered at St. Gregory the Illuminator...

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“Lent is an invitation to accountability” Aram I Catholicos

9 March 2015. As every year, His Holiness Aram I presided over the Arevakal (mid-Lent sunrise service) at St. Nishan Cathedral of the Diocese of Lebanon, the seminary choir performing the service.   In his message, the Catholicos reminded the faithful that Lent is a...

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PONTIFICAL ENCYCLICAL BY HIS HOLINESS ARAM I DEDICATED TO THE CENTENARY OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE

2015 is not just another year. As the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, it carries a special meaning, a special message and a special purpose. Every Armenian and the entire nation should reflect on the unique significance and special importance of the...

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His Holiness Aram I Begins His Pastoral Visit to the United Arab Emirates

4 December 2014. On Thursday morning, His Holiness Aram I arrived in Dubai, where he will consecrate the Armenian Church in Abu Dhabi. The Catholical Vicar V. Rev. Mesrob Sarkissian, and representatives of the Armenian Church Council in the United Arab Emirates and...

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“Armenians should remain faithfull to the four highest legacies of our people: The Church, the Nation, the Culture and demanding justice to the memories of the Genocide victims” His Holiness Aram I

23 October 2014. The three day conference concluded with the celebration of the 350th anniversary of the Holy Saviour Monastery, in New Julfa, in the presence of His Holiness Aram I and the Prime Minister of Armenia accompanied by seven Government Ministers.   The...

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