PONTIFICAL PRAYERS AND BLESSINGS ON THE OCCASION OF THE 24TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ELECTION AND CONSECRATION OF HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On Sunday, June 30th, Pontifical Prayers and blessings on the occasion of the 24th anniversary of the election and consecration of His Holiness Aram I as Catholicos was conducted during the Divine Liturgy, at St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral, in Antelias, under...

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HIS HOLINESS CONDUCTS WORK MEETINGS IN CYPRUS

On the evening of Friday, June 28th, during his one-day-visit to Cyprus, His Holiness Aram I conducted a work meeting with Archbishop Khoren Doghramadjian, the Pontifical Vicar of Cyprus, the Diocesan National Representative Assembly and the Diocesan Executive Council....

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I MEETS WITH ARCHBISHOP CHRYOSTOMOS II

On Friday, June 28th, a meeting was held between His Holiness Aram I and Archbishop Chrysostomos II of the Greek Orthodox Church of Cyprus, at the Archbishop's residence, in Nicosia. Present at the meeting were also Archbishop Khoren Doghramajian, Pontifical Vicar...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I MEETS WITH THE PRESIDENT OF CYPRUS

On Friday, June 28th, 2019, a meeting was held between His Holiness Aram I and the President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades, at the presidential palace in Cyprus. Present at the meeting were also Archbishop Khoren Doghramajian, Pontifical Vicar Cyprus, Armenian MP of...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES HAMAZKAYIN CENTRAL COMMITTEE

On Monday, June 24th, 2019, the Central Committee of Hamazkayin, headed by the chair of the committee Dr. Megerditch Megerditchian, visited His Holiness Aram I, in Bikfaya.   They briefed His Holiness the recent activities of Hamazkayin in Armenia, Artsakh and...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVED THE ARMENIAN AMBASSADOR TO LEBANON

On Saturday, June 22nd, 2019, His Holiness Aram I received Vahagn Atabekyan, Ambassador of Armenia in Lebanon. They discussed matters related to Armenia-Diaspora collaboration, as well as about the upcoming pan-Armenian conference on Armenia and Press to be held in...

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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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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES THE DIRECTOR OF KARAGHEUSIAN CENTER AND A GROUP OF ARMENIANS FROM FRANCE

On Tuesday, June 18th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I received in his summer residence in Bikfaya Serop Ohanian, the Field director of Howard Karagheusian Commemorative Corporation in Lebanon. Ohanian briefed His Holiness on the latest social-assistance and healthcare...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES THE NEWLY ORDAINED PRIESTS ON THEIR FIRST DAY OF 40 DAYS IN SOLITUDE

According to the tradition of the Armenian Church, newly ordained priests spend forty days in seclusion praying, fasting, and reading the Bible. Only after the period is over they are invited to commence their service with their first Holy Mass.   On Monday, June...

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THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA PARTICIPATES AT THE HAYASTAN ALL-ARMENIAN FUND BOARD MEETING

The Hayastan All-Armenian Fund is holding its annual Board of Trustees meeting in Yerevan. The Armenian President Armen Sarkissian, who called for the meeting, will preside over the meeting. Archbishop Shahan Sarkissian will participate at the assembly on behalf of the...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES WRITER BOGHOS SHAHMELIKIAN

On Monday, June 17th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I received Lebanese Armenian writer Boghos Shahmelikian. Now residing in Los Angeles, Boghos Shahmelikian visited His Holiness with his family and accompanied by Archbishop Yeprem Tabakian. The aim of the visit was to...

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