THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA PARTICIPATES AT THE HAYASTAN ALL-ARMENIAN FUND BOARD MEETING

The Hayastan All-Armenian Fund is holding its annual Board of Trustees meeting in Yerevan. The Armenian President Armen Sarkissian, who called for the meeting, will preside over the meeting. Archbishop Shahan Sarkissian will participate at the assembly on behalf of the...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES WRITER BOGHOS SHAHMELIKIAN

On Monday, June 17th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I received Lebanese Armenian writer Boghos Shahmelikian. Now residing in Los Angeles, Boghos Shahmelikian visited His Holiness with his family and accompanied by Archbishop Yeprem Tabakian. The aim of the visit was to...

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A GROUP OF PAINTERS FROM ARTSAKH VISIT HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On Friday, June 14th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I received a group of painters from Artsakh.   Appreciating their activities achievements in Artsakh, His Holiness commended them and took the opportunity to underline the importance of reviving the Armenian culture...

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THREE SEMINARIANS ARE ORDAINED AND CONSECRATED AS PRIESTS

On the evening of Saturday, June 15th, during the service, Deacon George Aprahamian, Deacon Moushegh Karageozian and Deacon Shahe Yacoubian started their journey to priesthood by approaching the Holy Altar on their knees, where they anathematized the heretics, accepted...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I’S MEETINGS

On Saturday, June 15th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I received the following guests respectively, in Bikfaya:   Dr. Alex Moukarzel. Dr. Moukarzel extended an official invitation to His Holiness Aram I for a conference to be held in the coming weeks in the USA.  ...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I HONORS THE LATE BEDROS ADJEMIAN WITH THE “KNIGHT OF CILICIA” INSIGNIA

On Friday, June 14th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I honored the late Bedros Adjemian with the “Knight of Cilicia” insignia. The insignia was accepted by Ani Adjemian, his widow, and in the presence of their children.   Bedros Adjemian, who has been the ordination...

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A GROUP OF LECTURERS AND PHD STUDENTS FROM GERMANY VISIT HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On Friday, June 14th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I received a group of lecturers and PhD students coming from various universities in Germany. The aim of the visit was to listen to His Holiness’ lecture on the relationship between religion and politics.   In his...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES THE LEBANESE AMBASSADOR IN ARGENTINE

On Thursday, June 13th, His Holiness Aram I received Lebanon’s ambassador in Argentine, Mr. Johnny Ibrahim, accompanied by Lebanon’s honorary consul of Fresno Mr. Harry Najarian.   The meeting was an opportunity to discuss about the Armenian communities in...

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HIS HOLINESS RECEIVED LEBANON’S HONORARY CONSUL GENERAL TO FRESNO

On Wednesday, June 12th, 2019, His Holiness received Harry Nadjarian, Lebanon’s Honorary Consul General to Fresno, in Bikfaya. The consul briefed the Catholicos on the projects he had worked on, especially in regards to the collaboration between Fresno and Anjar, the...

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WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY MEET WITH HIS HOLINESS ARAM I TO CONCLUDE THIS YEAR’S SESSIONS

On Tuesday, June 11th, 2019, the Women’s Bible Study of the Christian Education Department of the Catholicosate of Cilicia concluded this year’s sessions. On this occasion and according to the tradition, the last session was conducted by His Holiness Aram I.  ...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES FAMOUS PAINTER KRIKOR AGOPIAN

On Monday morning, June 10th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I received the famous Armenian-Canadian painter Krikor Agopian, who presented the Cilicia Museum with his new work on the Armenian letter “AYP.”   Krikor Agopian, based between Lebanon and Canada, has been in...

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ORDINATION OF ACOLYTES AND SUB-DEACONS AT THE CATHOLICOSATE IN ANTELIAS

On June 9th, 2019, on the occasion of the feast of Pentecost, acolytes and sub-deacons ordination was conducted at St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral in Antelias. His Holiness Aram I presided over the Holy Liturgy, Bishop Magar Ashkarian performed the ordination and...

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