His Holiness Personally Congratulates New Armenian Catholic Patriarch-elect Gregory Petros XX

27 July 2015. On Monday evening His Holiness Aram I went to the Bzommar Monastery to congratulate Bishop Gregory Petros XX Ghabroyan on his election as Patriarch of the Armenian Catholic Church. The Catholicos was accompanied by the Prelate of Lebanon, Bishop Shahé...

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His Holiness Aram I speaks to Young Theologians participating in an Ecumenical Formation course organized by the World Student Christian Federation (WSCF) Middle East

25 July 2015. On Saturday morning, at St. Mary’s Monastery in Bikfaya, His Holiness Aram I received 50 theology students from Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Sudan and a number of European countries. He lectured on the topic, “The Ecumenical Movement: Historical Overview...

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His Holiness Aram I Receives the President of the Olympic Committee of Armenia, Mr Gaguik Dzaroukian

25 July 2015. On Friday evening, after visiting the Catholicosate of Cilicia, Mr Dzaroukian met with His Holiness Aram I in the evening at St. Mary’s Monastery in Bikfaya. The meeting took place in the presence of the prelates of Lebanon and Peria (Syria), members of...

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His Holiness Aram I and Abune Matthias Patriarch of the Ethiopian Tewahedo Orthodox Church Hold a Working Meeting

21 July 2015. Following the commemorative events of the weekend, on Tuesday morning Catholicos Aram I and Abuna Matthias held a working meeting in Antelias. The Ambassador of Ethiopia and several bishops accompanied the Patriarch; Archbishop Nareg Alemezian, Prelate of...

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His Holiness Aram I and Guests attend a concert dedicated to the 100th Anniversary Commemorations of the Armenian Genocide

19 July 2015. The commemorative events concluded Sunday evening with a concert at the monument of the Armenian Genocide Martyrs compound in Bikfaya, led by Maestro Harout Fazlian, the artistic director and principal conductor of the Beirut Symphony Orchestra; soprano...

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Holy Liturgy and Ecumenical Prayers in Memory of the Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide are held at St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral in Antelias

19 July 2105. On Sunday morning, His Holiness Aram I presided over the Holy Liturgy at St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral in the presence of the visiting patriarchs, ecumenical and political representatives, the Armenian pilgrims arriving from different parts of the...

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His Holiness Aram I blesses the Holy Muron in front of the Genocide Memorial at St. Mary’s Monastery in Bikfaya

18 July 2015. In the Armenian Church the Holy Muron is prepared and blessed every seven years. The ceremony this year acquired a special meaning because it symbolized the anointment of the one-and-a-half million martyrs of the Armenian Genocide and the recommitment of...

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His Holiness Aram I inaugurates the “Aram Bezikian” Museum, dedicated to the Orphans of the Armenian Genocide”

18 July 2015. On Saturday morning, His Holiness Aram I, accompanied by a large number of international and local guests, arrived in Byblos to inaugurate the newly established museum at the Birds Nest Orphanage. The official guests included heads of Churches, ecumenical...

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His Holiness Aram I receives the Patriarchs and Representatives arriving for the Blessing of the Holy Muron

On Friday, until late in the evening, patriarchs, spiritual heads, general secretaries and representatives of ecumenical organizations, and other guests continued to arrive in Beirut from abroad. During the day His Holiness Aram I held private meetings with the...

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Live television broadcast via satellite – July 18th, 2015

On the occasion of the Blessing of the Holy Muron (Holy Chrism), the Noursat Broadcast will be broadcasting LIVE via satellite the Holy Mass presided over by His Holiness Aram I.Place: St. Mary Monastery, Bikfaya, LebanonTime corresponding UTC (GMT): Saturday, July 18,...

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LIVE TELEVISION BROADCAST VIA SATELLITE – JULY 18th, 2015

On the occasion of the Blessing of the Holy Muron (Holy Chrism), the Noursat Broadcast will be broadcasting LIVE via satellite the Holy Mass presided over by His Holiness Aram I.Place: St. Mary Monastery, Bikfaya, LebanonTime corresponding UTC (GMT): Saturday, July 18,...

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His Holiness Aram I receives Ignatius Aphrem II Patriarch of the Syriac Orthodox Church

11 July 2015. On Saturday evening, Patriarch Aphrem II accompanied by clergy from Syria and Lebanon visited His Holiness Aram I at the St. Mary's Monastery in Bikfaya. The Patriarch thanked the Catholicos for his presence at the conference commemorating the 100th...

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