FIVE NEW PRIESTS JOIN THE CILICIAN BROTHERHOOD

On Sunday, June 20th 2021, during the Divine Liturgy, five graduating seminarians were ordained and consecrated into the Priesthood, at St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral in Antelias. The ceremony was presided over by His Holiness Catholicos Aram I, performed by His...

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THE CALLING TO THE PRIESTHOOD CEREMONY OF 5 GRADUATING SEMINARIANS

On Saturday evening, June 19th, 2021, His Holiness Catholicos Aram I presided over the calling to the priesthood ceremony of 5 graduating Seminarians, performed by the Prelate of the UAE and Qatar His Grace Bishop Mesrob Sarkissian, and sponsored by the Dean of the...

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THREE SEMINARIANS WERE ORDAINED INTO THE DEACONHOOD

The Armenian Church grants ordinations to those who dedicate their lives to the service of the church and its people. Deaconhood is the first of the three basic orders granted by laying on of hands performed with a special ceremony during the Divine Liturgy.   On...

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17 SEMINARIANS WERE ORDAINED AS ACOLYTES AND SUBDEACONATES

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 Karageozian acted as the...

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THE ARMENIAN THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY OF THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA PARTICIPATES IN THE ARMENIAN STUDENTS’ PAN-ARMENIAN ONLINE CONFERENCE

On Saturday, May 15th, 2021, a pan-Armenian online student conference entitled "Armenian Students: Leaders of the National Revival" was held, organized by the Yerevan State University.   Representatives of Armenian students from the Republic of Armenia, the Republic...

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MID-LENT CELEBRATIONS AT THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA IN ANTELIAS

On Wednesday, March 10th, 2021, His Holiness Catholicos Aram I presided over the Mid-Lent Sunrise Service and delivered his message at St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral in Antelias.   His Holiness would have marked the Mid-Lent at St. Nshan Cathedral of the...

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A SERIES OF PRESENTATIONS AT THE SEMINARY ON THE LATE CATHOLICOI OF THE CATHOLICOSTAE OF CILCIA

On Friday evening, February 5th, 2021, the junior and senior classes of the Armenian Theological Seminary presented talks about the late catholicoi of the Catholicosate of Cilicia, who have served the Holy See after the latter’s establishment in Antelias.   The...

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A SOLEMN DIVINE LITURGY ON THE OCCASION OF THE FEAST OF THE HOLY TRANSLATORS AND THE OPENING OF THE 90TH ACADEMIC YEAR OF THE ARMENIAN THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY

On Sunday, October 11th, 2020, on the occasion of the Feast of the Holy Translators, the opening of the 90th academic year of the Armenian Theological Seminary took place with a Divine Liturgy, which was presided by His Holiness Aram I and celebrated by the newly...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I MEETS WITH THE SEMINARY STUDENTS FOR A PATERNAL MESSAGE

On September 7th, 2020, His Holiness Aram I paid a visit to the Armenian Theological Seminary, and addressed the students with his paternal message, where he reemphasized the mission of the Seminary which, besides education, includes formation of persons dedicated to...

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THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA MARKS THE 90TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARMENIAN THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY

The Armenian Theological Seminary was founded in 1930, and during its 90 years of service, the Seminary, although in the Armenian Diaspora, has kept its Armenian religious, spiritual and cultural identity alive and well or the benefit of the new generations of our...

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THE ARMENIAN THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY’S COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY

On Friday, June 21st, 2019, the 89th commencement ceremony of the Armenian Theological Seminary was held at St. Maty Monastery, in Bikfaya, presided over by His Holiness Aram I. This year’s ceremony was dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the Armenian renowned...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I CHAIRS THE FACULTY MEETING OF THE ARMENIAN THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY

On Wednesday, June 19th, the end of the school year faculty meeting was held at the Armenian Theological Seminary, in Bikfaya. The head of the faculty, His Holiness Aram I chaired the meeting. Student assessment and program evaluation was on top of the agenda of the...

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