THE LAY COUNCIL OF THE NATIONAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY CONVENED IN ANTELIAS

On Wednesday, May 8th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I presided over the meeting of the Lay Council of the National General Assembly.   Topics related to administrative, financial and communication spheres were discussed during the meeting. Special attention was given to...

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THE RELIGIOUS COUNCIL OF THE NATIONAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY CONVENES IN ANTELIAS

On Tuesday, May 7th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I presided over the meeting of the Religious Council of the National General Assembly. Cilician Brothers serving in Antelias and in the Prelacies of the Catholicosate around the world participated in the meeting.  ...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I IS IN CONSTANT COMMUNICATION WITH THE ARMENIAN COMMUNITY OF VENEZUELA

In light of the recent situation in Venezuela, His Holiness Aram I is in constant communication with the Vicariate of Venezuela and the leadership of the Armenian community.   The parish priest V. Rev. Vahridj Gharakhanian briefed His Holiness regarding the...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES THE VICE CHAIRMAN OF THE HAYASTAN ALL-ARMENIAN FUND’S FRENCH AFFILIATE MICHEL PAZOUMIAN

His Holiness Aram I received Michel Pazoumian, vice chairman of the Hayastan All-Armenian Fund’s French affiliate. On behalf of the Chair Bedros Terzian, Pazoumian briefed His Holiness on the Fund’s recent projects in Armenian and Artsakh and talked about its aid...

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THE PRESIDNET OF THE “IN DEFENSE OF CHRISTIANITY” ADVOCACY ORGANIZATION VISITS HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

His Holiness Aram I received Toufic Baaklini, the president of the "In Defense of Christianity" advocacy organization. Present were also the communication director of the organization with the White House and the representative of the organization in Lebanon.  ...

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UNIFIL ARMENIAN TROOP IN ANTELIAS

On Friday, April 26th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I received the UNIFIL Armenian Troop headed by the Ambassador of Armenian Republic to Lebanon Vahakn Atabekyan. Present at the meeting were also Prelate of Lebanon Archbishop Nareg Alemezian, Secretary of the Embassy Tavit...

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“APRIL 24 IS A DAY OF REMEMBRANCE, GRATITUDE AND OF CLAIM FOR JUSTICE” HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

    These three words were the foci of the message of His Holiness Aram I delivered on 24 April to thousands of people who were gathered at the Catholicosate in Antelias after a long march from Bourdj Hamoud. "24th April is not a mere tragic date that reminds the...

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EASTER CELEBRATION AT THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA

On Sunday, April 21st, 2019, His Holiness Aram I celebrated the Divine Liturgy of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, at St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral, in Antelias, and “Naregatsi” children’s choir chanted the hymns, led by Rev. Fr. Zareh Najarian.  ...

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EASTER VIGIL SERVICE AT THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA

On Saturday evening, April 20th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I presided over the Easter Vigil Service (Jrakaluyts), at St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral, in Antelias.   After the service, the Catholicos lit a candle from the Altar, signifying Christ’s Light, from...

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GOOD FRIDAY COMMEMORATION AT THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA

“THROUGH HIS SACRIFICIAL DEATH ON THE CROSS, THE SON OF MAN PAVED THE WAY TO SALVATION” HIS HOLINESS ARAM I   On Good Friday, April 19th, His Holiness Aram I presided over the commemoration of the Passion of Jesus and delivered his sermon, at St. Gregory...

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MAUNDY THURSDAY AT THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA

“WE SHOULD APPLY THE MESSAGE OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST’S LOVE TO OUR PERSONAL AND COMMUNITY LIVES” His Holiness Aram I     On Maundy Thursday evening, April 18th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I presided over the Washing of the Feet Service at St. Gregory the...

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ARMASH CHOIR COMMEMORATES THE HOLY WEEK WITH A CONCERT ENTITLED “THE FINAL DAYS OF CHRIST THROUGH HYMNS”

“Armash” choir of the Armenian Theological Seminary had prepared a very special concert on this Holy Week, dedicated to the final days of Jesus Christ before His triumphal resurrection.   On Holy Wednesday, April 17th, 2019, St. Gregory the Illuminator...

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