THE PRESIDNET OF THE “IN DEFENSE OF CHRISTIANITY” ADVOCACY ORGANIZATION VISITS HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

His Holiness Aram I received Toufic Baaklini, the president of the "In Defense of Christianity" advocacy organization. Present were also the communication director of the organization with the White House and the representative of the organization in Lebanon.  ...

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UNIFIL ARMENIAN TROOP IN ANTELIAS

On Friday, April 26th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I received the UNIFIL Armenian Troop headed by the Ambassador of Armenian Republic to Lebanon Vahakn Atabekyan. Present at the meeting were also Prelate of Lebanon Archbishop Nareg Alemezian, Secretary of the Embassy Tavit...

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“APRIL 24 IS A DAY OF REMEMBRANCE, GRATITUDE AND OF CLAIM FOR JUSTICE” HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

    These three words were the foci of the message of His Holiness Aram I delivered on 24 April to thousands of people who were gathered at the Catholicosate in Antelias after a long march from Bourdj Hamoud. "24th April is not a mere tragic date that reminds the...

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EASTER CELEBRATION AT THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA

On Sunday, April 21st, 2019, His Holiness Aram I celebrated the Divine Liturgy of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, at St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral, in Antelias, and “Naregatsi” children’s choir chanted the hymns, led by Rev. Fr. Zareh Najarian.  ...

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EASTER VIGIL SERVICE AT THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA

On Saturday evening, April 20th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I presided over the Easter Vigil Service (Jrakaluyts), at St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral, in Antelias.   After the service, the Catholicos lit a candle from the Altar, signifying Christ’s Light, from...

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GOOD FRIDAY COMMEMORATION AT THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA

“THROUGH HIS SACRIFICIAL DEATH ON THE CROSS, THE SON OF MAN PAVED THE WAY TO SALVATION” HIS HOLINESS ARAM I   On Good Friday, April 19th, His Holiness Aram I presided over the commemoration of the Passion of Jesus and delivered his sermon, at St. Gregory...

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MAUNDY THURSDAY AT THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA

“WE SHOULD APPLY THE MESSAGE OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST’S LOVE TO OUR PERSONAL AND COMMUNITY LIVES” His Holiness Aram I     On Maundy Thursday evening, April 18th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I presided over the Washing of the Feet Service at St. Gregory the...

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ARMASH CHOIR COMMEMORATES THE HOLY WEEK WITH A CONCERT ENTITLED “THE FINAL DAYS OF CHRIST THROUGH HYMNS”

“Armash” choir of the Armenian Theological Seminary had prepared a very special concert on this Holy Week, dedicated to the final days of Jesus Christ before His triumphal resurrection.   On Holy Wednesday, April 17th, 2019, St. Gregory the Illuminator...

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HOLY TUESDAY COMMEMORATION AT THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA

On April 16th, 2019, Holy Tuesday service was conducted at St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral in Antelias, commemorating the Parable of the Ten Maidens.   Ten young girls, who are Sunday School students, stood before the altar holding lanterns. As the priest...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I EXPRESSES SORROW OVER NOTRE DAME CATHEDRAL FIRE

His Holiness Aram I  expresses his deep sorrow over Notre Dame Cathedral fire to Pope Francis, the French government and its...

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PALM SUNDAY MARKED IN ANTELIAS

On Palm Sunday, April 14th, the Catholicosate of Cilicia was crowded with its faithful, who had gathered there to mark the triumphant entrance of Jesus into Jerusalem. On this occasion, Archbishop Gomidas Ohanian celebrated the Divine Liturgy.   After the...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVED BEDROS ARSLANIAN AND HAMPARTSOUM DJABOURIAN

On Saturday, April 13th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I received the Canadian Armenian painter Bedros Arslanian and flutist Hampartsoum Djabourian, accompanied by philanthropist Krikor Djabourian.   Arslanian had come to Antelias to present a painting to the Cilicia...

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