The Resurrection of Christ Is an Invitation for a Renewed Life

27 March 2106. On Sunday morning the Easter Liturgy began in Antelias with His Holiness Aram I entering the St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral in procession as the bells of the Cathedral rang. The Easter Liturgy, which was chanted by the “Shenorhali” choir of...

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The Easter Message of His Holiness Aram I The Risen Christ, the Gate to Life

His Holiness Aram I based his Easter sermon on an exhortation by the Catholicos theologian Nerses the Gracious, in which the theologian describes Jesus as “The Gate to Life.” His Holiness said that today people, by falling into a self-centred hedonistic way of...

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Let us lay our sins to have life

25 March 2016. His Holiness Aram I and the clergy commemorated the death of Christ on the Cross and the placement of the body in the tomb. The Good Friday Service was held around a coffin placed in front of the altar. The faithful visited the tomb, decorated it with...

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Serving The Other Is The Ultimate Expression Of Love, Stated His Holiness Aram I

24 March 2016. The celebration of Maundy Thursday, the commemoration of the last days of Jesus’ earthly presence, was held at St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral in Antelias in the presence of the faithful, including a large number of youth. The Service of...

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Television broadcast via satellite – Easter Liturgy on March 27, 2016

On the occasion of the Easter, the Noursat Broadcast will be broadcasting via satellite the Holy Mass presided over by His Holiness Aram I.Place: St. Gregory Cathedral – Armenian Catholicosate of Cilicia – Antelias, Labanon.Time corresponding UTC (GMT): Sunday,...

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His Holiness Aram I decorates Prof Mihran Dabbagh with “St. Mesrob Mashdots” Insignia

21 March 2016. On Monday morning, His Holiness Aram I decorated Prof Dabbagh, Director of the Genocide and Diaspora Studies Institute at Bochum University, in the presence of the members of the brotherhood and representatives of ‘Hay Tad’ (Armenian Cause)...

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Thousands of children gathered at the Antelias Monastery to celebrate the Triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem

20 March 2016. Following the Palm Sunday Liturgy, celebrated by Archbishop Kegham Khatcherian, a large number of parents and children joined the procession within the Monastery, led by the seminarians and followed by the priests and His Holiness Aram I. At the end of...

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His Holiness Aram I honours Hrayr Dzernounian with a Message of Commendation

17 March 2016. On Thursday evening, on the occasion of “2016: Year of Service,” Catholicos Aram I honoured Hrayr Dzerounian, a long-serving member of his Parish Church Council and renowned master jeweller-craftsman. Bishop Shahé Panossian, Prelate of Lebanon,...

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The Prime Minister of the Republic of Nagorno-Karabagh Ara Haroutiunian and his delegation meet with His Holiness Aram I

15 March 2016. On Monday morning the Prime Minister and his delegation met with Catholicos Aram I in his office. During the meeting they discussed relations between the Republic and the Catholicosate of Cilicia, the reconstruction of New Cilicia Village, which is being...

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Armenians Renew Their Attachment To St Gregory The Illuminator, His Faith And His Mission

13 March 2016. On Sunday, His Holiness Aram I presided over the Holy Liturgy at the Cathedral in Antelias, concluding the one-week long pilgrimage with prayers to the right-hand relic of St Gregory the Illuminator, Patron Saint of the Armenian Church. 2016 is the 85th...

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His Holiness Aram I meets with the Representatives of the United Nation for Syria

5 March 2106. On Friday evening, His Holiness Aram I met Nicolas Michel, the senior advisor to Staffan de Mistura, special envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General Ban-Ki-moon for Syria.During the two-hour meeting, Mr Michel briefed Catholicos Aram I on possible...

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International Women’s Day

8 March 2016. On the occasion of International Women’s Day, His Holiness Aram I stated that throughout the ages Armenians have respected their women. In the context of the family, woman is mother, educator, keeper and transmitter of values; she sustains our hopes and...

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