Week of lectures dedicated to Mary the Theotokos, organized by the Catholicosate of Cilicia

17 August 2013

From the 13th to the16th of August, around two hundred women gathered at the Convent in Bikfaya to participate in this year’s lecture series dedicated to Mary the Theotokos.   The event precedes the celebration of the Feast…

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‘Issues and Perspectives’ – A new book by His Holiness Aram I

14 August 2013

ISSUES AND PERSPECTIVES Aram I   In the Introduction of his recent book, His Holiness Aram I states that “two salient features of modern societies occupy a central place in this book.” These are: “First, religion has become…

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Live television broadcast via satellite - August 17th, 2013

13 August 2013

On the occasion of the feast of St. Mary’s Assumption, the Noursat Broadcast will be broadcasting LIVE via satellite the Holy Mass presided over by His Holiness Aram I.   Place:  St. Mary Monastery, Bikfaya, Lebanon   Time…

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His Holiness Aram I receives the former President of Lebanon H.E. Amin Gemayel

13 August 2013

On Monday 12 August 2013, former Lebanese President and current leader of the Lebanese Phalangist Party, Amin Gemayel, met with His Holiness Arm I at his summer residence in Bikfaya.   During the one-hour meeting they talked about…

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The Patriarch of Jerusalem, Archbishop Nourhan Manoukian, visits His Holiness Aram I

09 August 2013

On Thursday 8 August 2013, His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan met with His Holiness Aram I while on a private visit to Lebanon. They discussed issues and concerns related to the Armenian Church, Armenia and the Diaspora.   The…

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Missak Azadian is chosen as “Star Child Singer” at Der Melkonian theater

08 August 2013

On Friday evening, 2 August 2013, a large number of clergy, artists and parents of the Sunday School students gathered at the Der Melkonian Theater in Bourj Hammoud to participate in the selection of the “Star Child Singer.”…

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Armenian Catholicosate of Cilicia Seminary responds to the needs of the Diaspora

03 August 2013

In order to remain a major pillar in safeguarding the Armenian spiritual and cultural heritage, the seminary regularly adapts its curricula to respond to the needs of the Diaspora. In 2013, several seminarians became acolytes, sub-deacons, deacons, priests…

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Catholicosate of Cilicia History and Memories Series vol.2

31 July 2013

New Publication History of Taron and Its Regions   His Holiness Aram I continues to supervise the publication of the new series of history books that bear witness to the 20th Century atrocities committed against Armenians in the…

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His Holiness Aram I inspects the construction progress of the Genocide Memorial Museum at the Bird’s Nest

30 July 2013

25 July 2013. Accompanied by five members of the construction projects committee, His Holiness Aram I inspected the site with architects Raffi and Viken Tarkhanian and discussed the progress of the project. The new museum in the old…

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HASK Online - June 2013

27 July 2013

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His Holiness Aram I commends the care given to the residents of the Armenian Home for the Elderly in Beirut

26 July 2013

On Monday 22 July 2013, the director of the Home for the Elderly, Rev. Sebouh Terzian, met with His Holiness Aram I and briefed him on their work and the future plans to serve the Armenian community better.…

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Late Archbishop Ardavazt Terterian’s body is laid to rest

20 July 2013

On Saturday 20 July 2013, His Holiness Aram I performed the final burial rites for the late Archbishop by anointing and blessing him with the relic of St. Gregory the Illuminator.   The funeral service began with the…

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