Monthly Archives:June 2021

THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA PARTICIPATES IN ONLINE TRAINING ON ADVANCING THE ROLE OF WOMEN IN INTERRELIGIOUS DIALOGUE

On 11 June 2021 Under the umbrella of “The Interreligious Platform for Dialogue and Cooperation in the Arab World- IPDC” and in cooperation with and organized by KAICIID, “She 4Dialogue” commenced its online training sessions on May 24th, 2021.   The one-year…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I PARTICIPATES IN THE CHRISTIAN LEADERS’ MEETING IN BKERKI

On 09 June 2021 On Tuesday, June 8th, 2021, Patriarchs from Maronite, Armenian Orthodox, Greek Orthodox, Greek Catholic, Syriac Catholic, Armenian Catholic and Chaldean Churches met at the Maronite Patriarchate in Bkerki, to consult on the upcoming summit of Christian Leaders that…

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THE NEWLY ELECTED ACUSA COMMITTEE VISITS HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On 08 June 2021 Accompanied by their spiritual advisor, V. Rev. Fr. Ardavazt Sharoyan, the Armenian Church University Students Association (ACUSA) visited His Holiness Catholicos Aram I.   After being briefed on their forthcoming projects, His Holiness blessed them and commended their…

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17 SEMINARIANS WERE ORDAINED AS ACOLYTES AND SUBDEACONATES

On 06 June 2021 On Sunday, June 7th, 2021, His Holiness Aram I presided over the Divine Liturgy during which Bishop Magar Ashkarian conducted the ordination of acolytes and subdeacons, at St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral in Antelias. V. Rev. Fr. Kevork…

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THE ARMENOLOGICAL DEPARTMENT GRADUATION CEREMONY

On 05 June 2021 On Friday morning, June 4th, 2021, five students from the Armenological Center of the Educational-Armenological Department of the Catholicosate of Cilicia received their certificates upon successful completion of the three-year program.   Given the circumstances caused by the…

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THE BEIRUT GOVERNOR VISITS ANTELIAS

On 05 June 2021 On Friday, June 4th, 2021, Beirut governor judge Mr. Marwan Abboud, accompanied by Mr. Aram Malian, member of the Beirut Municipality Council, visited His Holiness Aram I and briefed him on the projects for the development of Beirut.

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THE MEETINGS OF HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On 03 June 2021 Among his regular work meetings, His Holiness Aram I received the following Cilician brothers in Bikfaya and was briefed on their activities and challenges in their respective communities: The Prelate of the Aderbadagan Prelacy H.E. Archbishop Krikor Tchiftjian;…

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THE ARMENIAN AMBASSADOR TO LEBANON VISITS ANTELIAS

On 31 May 2021 On Monday, May 13th, 2021, His Holiness Aram I received the Armenian Ambassador to Lebanon Vahagn Atabekyan. They discussed matters pertaining to Armenia and Lebanon.

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THANKSGIVING PRAYER ON THE OCCASION OF THE INDEPENDENCE OF THE FIRST REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA

On 30 May 2021 On Sunday, May 30th, 2021, His Holiness Aram I presided over the thanksgiving prayer dedicated to the independence of the first Republic of Armenia, at St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral in Antelias. The Armenian Ambassador to Lebanon was…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVED THE NEWLY APPOINTED FRENCH AMBASSADOR TO LEBANON

On 27 May 2021 On Thursday, May 27th, 2021, the newly appointed French Ambassador to Lebanon paid her first visit to the Catholicosate of Cilicia.   During their meeting, His Holiness Aram I and the Ambassador discussed a number of matters relating…

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NEWS FROM THE CATHOLICOSATE

On 25 May 2021 On Tuesday, May 25th, 2021, His Holiness Aram I received the following visitors and held the following meetings in Antelias:   A) Syriac Archbishop George Saliba. Archbishop Saliba extended an invitation on behalf of His Holiness Patriarch Ignatius…

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CATHOLICOSATE NEWS

On 21 May 2021 A) On Friday, May 21st, 2021, His Holiness Aram I received a letter from His Holiness Pope Francis concerning a plan regarding the current situation in Lebanon.   B) On the passing of Dr. Soritua Nababan, His Holiness…

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