Thanksgiving Liturgy in Antelias Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Election and Consecration of His Holiness Aram I

  28 June 2018. On Sunday, during the Holy Liturgy at St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedra, the Catholicosate of Cilicia celebrated the 20th Anniversary of the election and consecration of His Holiness Aram I. During his celebration of the Holy Liturgy, Bishop...

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His Holiness Aram I receives the Ambassador of Switzerland to Lebanon

26 June 2015. On Friday morning, Ambassador François Barras met with His Holiness Aram I. His Holiness briefed him on the forthcoming events commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Genocide in cooperation with the Swiss Churches in Switzerland and the...

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His Holiness Aram I receives the Ambassador of Armenia to Lebanon

24 June 2015. His Holiness received Ambassador Ashod Kocharian and Mr Stephan Der Bedrossian, the vice president of the Committee organizing the pan-Armenian games. After discussing Armenia-Diaspora relations, the ambassador described the programme of the forthcoming...

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85th Commencement ceremony of the Catholicosate of Cilicia Seminary

23 June 2015. On Monday evening, the graduation ceremony was held in Bikfaya in the presence of members of the brotherhood, family and friends. The Rev. Shenorhk Ashekian, Director of Student Affairs, welcomed the guests to the newly renovated monastery. After Dean...

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The distribution of the Awards of Khatchik Babikian School competition and The Graduation of the students of Western Armenian Language Crash Course

  We must assume collective responsibility and safeguard our Armenian language and values Said Catholicos Aram I 21 June 2015. On Sunday a special ceremony for the distribution of awards and certificates was held under the auspices of His Holiness Aram I. The...

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Ordination of Deacons in Antelias

21 June 2015. On Sunday during liturgy, with the blessing of His Holiness Aram I five proto deacons were ordained to become deacons. During the Holy Liturgy celebrated by Archbishop Kegham Khatcherian, Rev. Shenorhk Ashekian led the candidates to the Alter. The...

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The Return Of The See Of Cilicia In Sis Is The First Step Towards The Acquisition Of All Properties Belonging Our Church And People Stated Catholicos Aram I In Paris

19 June 2015. On Friday His Holiness Aram I was the speaker at the conference dedicated to the Armenian Cause, organized by the Committee for the Defense of the Armenian Cause (CDCA). The conference was held at the Republic Hall of the French Parliament in Paris....

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A delegation representing His Holiness Aram I attended the 100 Anniversary Commemoration of the Genocide of Syriac Orthodox Church

A delegation headed by Archbishop Kegham Khatcherian went to Damscus 13-14 June to represent His Holiness Aram I during the two-day commemorations in remembrance of the 100th anniversary of Martyrs of the Assyrian Genocide and the blessing of the Holy Muron. Among the...

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The representative of the Catholicosate of Cilicia Participate in the meeting of the Executive Committee of the World Council of Churches (WCC)

Archbishop Nareg Alemezian, member of the Executive Committee of the WCC, participated in a meeting held in Holy Etchmiadzin, Armenia from the 4th to the 7th of June 2015. Archbishop Vicken Aykazian of Holy Etchmiadzin also represented the Armenian Church. His...

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With the blessing of His Holiness Aram I, five sub-deacons and 20 acolytes are ordained in Antelias

14 June 2015. On Sunday, during the Holy Liturgy, students of the higher classes of the seminary were ordained as acolytes and sub-deacons. Following the singing of the Lords Prayer, Rev. Father Karekin Shekherdemian led the candidates to the altar. After the...

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The Catholicosate of Cilicia Reiterates and Clarifies Its Demand for the Return of Its Historical Seat from Turkey

The Catholicosate of the Holy See of Cilicia issues this statement to clarify any misconceptions as to the nature and purpose of its claim for the return of its historical Seat in Sis (present-day Kozan in Turkey), currently pending before the Turkish Constitutional...

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His Holiness Aram I concluded his pastoral visit by addressing the Assembly of the Church Council of the Eastern Prelacy

At the end of his pastoral visit to the East coast of the United States of America and before leaving the continent, Catholicos Aram I addressed the Assembly of the Church Council of the Eastern Prelacy meeting at St. Stephan’s Church in Boston. Archbishop Choloyan...

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