Monthly Archives:October 2021

A MEETING BETWEEN THE UN SPECIAL COORDINATOR FOR LEBANON AND HIS HOLINESS CATHOLICOS ARAM I

On 25 October 2021 On Saturday, October 23rd, 2021, a meeting took place between His Holiness Catholicos Aram I and Dr. Joanna Wronecka, the UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon.   The Special Coordinator informed His Holiness on UN’s concerns and proposals regarding…

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HIS HOLINESS CATHOLICOS ARAM I WELCOMED THE ELECTION OF THE ARMENIAN CATHOLIC PATRIARCH HIS BEATITUDE RAPHAËL BEDROS XXI

On 24 October 2021 On behalf of the Catholicosate of Cilicia, the Prelate of Lebanon H.E. Archbishop Shahe Panossian and Vicar of Venezuela H.E. Archbishop Gomidas Ohanian participated in the inauguration ceremony of the Armenian Catholic Patriarch His Beatitude Raphaël Bedros XXI,…

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HIS HOLINESS CATHOLICOS ARAM I RECEIVES THE AMBASSADOR OF ARGENTINE TO LEBANON

On 22 October 2021 On Friday, October 22nd, 2021, His Holiness Catholicos Aram I received Mauricio Alice, Ambassador of Argentine to Lebanon.   The main aim of the visit was to express gratitude on behalf of the Argentinian State for His Holiness’s…

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HIS HOLINESS CATHOLICOS ARAM I RECEIVED THE CLASS 2021 of THE KHATCHER KALOUSDIAN CENTER FOR PEDAGOGICAL FORMATION

On 22 October 2021 The class of 2021 of the Khatcher Kalousdian Pedagogical Center paid a visit of gratitude to His Holiness Catholicos Aram I for his constant support and guidance, on Wednesday, October 20th, 2021. The Center offers teacher training programs…

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THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA PARTICIPATES IN THE THEOLOGICAL AND ECUMENICAL COMMITTEE MEETING OF THE MECC

On 20 October 2021 On Wednesday, October 20th, the newly formed “Theological and Ecumenical Committee” of the Middle East Council of Churches (MECC) held its first meeting virtually, presided by the Secretary General Dr. Michel Abs and with members representing different churches…

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$1 million to Lebanese Armenian Community

On 20 October 2021 Source: Hayastan All Armenian Fund   Thanks to the efforts of the Hayastan All Armenian Fund’s US partner, Armenia Fund Inc, $1 million was raised and transferred to the Catholicosate of the Great House of Cilicia to meet…

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THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA PARTICIPATES IN THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF SECRETARIES OF CHRISTIAN WORLD COMMUNIONS

On 18 October 2021 The Conference of Secretaries of Christian World Communions held its yearly meeting virtually from October 12th to the 14th, 2021. The ecumenical officers of each respective church family and communion shared their reports and updates. The executive session…

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HIS HOLINESS CATHOLICOS ARAM I RECEIVED THE NEWLY-ELECTED COMMITTEE OF THE ACUSA

On 13 October 2021 Following their election for a one-year term, the committee of the Armenian Church University Students Association (ACUSA), headed by their newly appointed spiritual advisor V. Rev. Fr. Zaven Najarian, visited His Holiness Aram I to receive his blessing,…

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A MEETING BETWEEN HIS HOLINESS CATHOLICOS ARAM I AND HIS BEATITUDE PATRIARCH RAPHAEL BEDROS XXI

On 12 October 2021 On Tuesday, October 12th, 2021, a meeting was held between His Holiness Aram I and His Beatitude Raphaël Bedros XXI, at the Armenian Catholic Patriarchate, in Beirut.   His Holiness warmly congratulated His Beatitude on his election as…

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THE FEAST OF THE HOLY TRANSLATORS AND THE OPENING CEREMONY OF THE 2021-2022 ACADEMIC YEAR OF THE SEMINARY

On 10 October 2021 As per tradition at the Catholicosate of Cilicia, on the Feast of the Holy Translators, the Divine Liturgy is officiated by the Dean of the Seminary at St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral, in Antelias, followed by a celebration…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I HONORS REV. FR. MESROB KERKEZIAN FOR HIS SERVICE

On 08 October 2021 His Holiness Aram I presented Rev. Fr. Mesrob Kerkezian with a letter of blessing to honor the priest’s distinguished life-time of service to the Armenian Church. The event was held on Friday, October 8th, 2021, at St. Mary…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I VISITED THE NEWLY ELECTED SHEIKH AL-AQL

On 07 October 2021 His Holiness Catholicos Aram I paid an official congratulatory visit to the newly-elected Spiritual Head(Sheikh al-Aql) of the Lebanese Druze community Sheikh Sami Abial-Mona, at the community’s headquarters in Beirut, on Thursday, October 7th, 2021.   His Holiness…

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