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HIS HOLINESS CATHOLICOS ARAM I RECEIVED THE CLASS 2021 of THE KHATCHER KALOUSDIAN CENTER FOR PEDAGOGICAL FORMATION

22 October 2021

The class of 2021 of the Khatcher Kalousdian Pedagogical Center paid a visit of gratitude to His Holiness Catholicos Aram I for his constant support and guidance, on Wednesday, October 20th, 2021. The Center offers teacher training programs…

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THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA PARTICIPATES IN THE THEOLOGICAL AND ECUMENICAL COMMITTEE MEETING OF THE MECC

20 October 2021

On Wednesday, October 20th, the newly formed “Theological and Ecumenical Committee” of the Middle East Council of Churches (MECC) held its first meeting virtually, presided by the Secretary General Dr. Michel Abs and with members representing different churches…

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$1 million to Lebanese Armenian Community

20 October 2021

Source: Hayastan All Armenian Fund   Thanks to the efforts of the Hayastan All Armenian Fund’s US partner, Armenia Fund Inc, $1 million was raised and transferred to the Catholicosate of the Great House of Cilicia to meet…

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THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA PARTICIPATES IN THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF SECRETARIES OF CHRISTIAN WORLD COMMUNIONS

18 October 2021

The Conference of Secretaries of Christian World Communions held its yearly meeting virtually from October 12th to the 14th, 2021. The ecumenical officers of each respective church family and communion shared their reports and updates. The executive session…

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HIS HOLINESS CATHOLICOS ARAM I RECEIVED THE NEWLY-ELECTED COMMITTEE OF THE ACUSA

13 October 2021

Following their election for a one-year term, the committee of the Armenian Church University Students Association (ACUSA), headed by their newly appointed spiritual advisor V. Rev. Fr. Zaven Najarian, visited His Holiness Aram I to receive his blessing,…

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A MEETING BETWEEN HIS HOLINESS CATHOLICOS ARAM I AND HIS BEATITUDE PATRIARCH RAPHAEL BEDROS XXI

12 October 2021

On Tuesday, October 12th, 2021, a meeting was held between His Holiness Aram I and His Beatitude Raphaël Bedros XXI, at the Armenian Catholic Patriarchate, in Beirut.   His Holiness warmly congratulated His Beatitude on his election as…

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THE FEAST OF THE HOLY TRANSLATORS AND THE OPENING CEREMONY OF THE 2021-2022 ACADEMIC YEAR OF THE SEMINARY

10 October 2021

As per tradition at the Catholicosate of Cilicia, on the Feast of the Holy Translators, the Divine Liturgy is officiated by the Dean of the Seminary at St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral, in Antelias, followed by a celebration…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I HONORS REV. FR. MESROB KERKEZIAN FOR HIS SERVICE

08 October 2021

His Holiness Aram I presented Rev. Fr. Mesrob Kerkezian with a letter of blessing to honor the priest’s distinguished life-time of service to the Armenian Church. The event was held on Friday, October 8th, 2021, at St. Mary…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I VISITED THE NEWLY ELECTED SHEIKH AL-AQL

07 October 2021

His Holiness Catholicos Aram I paid an official congratulatory visit to the newly-elected Spiritual Head(Sheikh al-Aql) of the Lebanese Druze community Sheikh Sami Abial-Mona, at the community’s headquarters in Beirut, on Thursday, October 7th, 2021.   His Holiness…

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THE ARMENIAN THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY FACULTY MEETING PRIOR TO THE START OF THE 2021-2022 ACADEMIC YEAR

05 October 2021

On Monday, October 4th, 2021, the Armenian Theological Seminary held its faculty meeting prior to the start of the 2021-2022 academic year, chaired by His Holiness Catholicos Aram I, and attended by the Dean of the Seminary V.…

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BOOK LAUNCHING OF THE MUSICAL COLLECTION OF PARSEGH GANACHTIAN IN YEREVAN

05 October 2021

The presentation of the musical collection (two volumes) of the Armenian composer and conductor Parsegh Ganatchian (1885-1967) was held in Yeravan, Armenia, on Friday evening, October 1st, 2021. The volumes were initially launched at the Catholicosate of Cilicia…

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HIS HOLINESS VISITS THE SYRIAC CATHOLIC PATRIARCH

30 September 2021

On Thursday, September 30th, 2021, His Holiness Catholicos Aram I, accompanied by Cilician brothers, paid an official visit to the Syriac Catholic Patriarch His Beatitude Mar Ignatius Youssef III Younan on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of…

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