Ordination and consecration of four new Priests

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On Saturday November 16, 2019 the Call to Priesthood of the following ordinands will be conducted in St. James Cathedral immediately following Vespers: Deacon Armen Saroukhnanian Deacon Rafik Ghazarian Deacon Arda Düşen Deacon Narek Abrahamian On Sunday November 17, 2019 His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem Continue Reading →

US House of Representatives recognizes Armenian Genocide

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On Tuesday October 29, 2019, the US House of Representatives recognized the mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks during World War One officially as Genocide. The House of Representatives voted 405 to 11 in favour of Resolution 296, from both Republicans and Democrats. The House of Representatives also voted Continue Reading →

His Eminence Archbishop Sevan Gharibian ordained two Stolebearers

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On Monday, October 21, 2019, His Eminence Archbishop Sevan Gharibian, the Grand Sacristan of the Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem, ordained Stolebearers Sergey Antinyan and David Minasyan.          

Feast of St. George Sunday October 20, 2019

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The Feast of St. George St. George is revered all over the world. He is the patron Saint of England, Ethiopia and Malta; in our Orthodox tradition St. George takes a prominent place. Early Christian tradition tells us that St. George was born to Christian parents in the late third Continue Reading →

Feast of the Birth of Virgin Mary; Independence of the Republic of Armenia

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Saturday September 21, 2019 we celebrate the Birth of Virgin Mary. On this day we also celebrate the Independence of the Republic of Armenia. Christian tradition tells us about the birth of Virgin Mary in the following way. St. Anne and St. Joachim did not have children, although they longed Continue Reading →

His Beatitude receives Israeli Ambassador to Armenia and Chief Secretary of Religions of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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On the third of September 2019, His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem, received His Excellency Eliav Belotserkovsky, the newly-appointed Ambassador of the State of Israel to the Republic of Armenia, and Mr. Ohed Shalev, the Chief Secretary of the department of Religions within the Ministry of Continue Reading →

Feast of the Assumption of the Holy Virgin Mary

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This weekend we celebrate the Feast of the Assumption of the Holy Virgin. Saturday August 24, 2019 4.00 pm the bells of Sts. James Cathedral are rung 4.30 pm arrival at the Church of Virgin Mary 5.00 pm evening service 7.00 pm dinner 8.00 pm evening prayers 11.00 pm return Continue Reading →

Communique August 1, 2019

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It was on the 7th of May 2019, His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, Patriarch of St. James Brotherhood of Jerusalem, rightfully defrocked Very Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Atajanyan from his ecclesiastical status for being negligent in his religious duties, disobedient to the monastic order, disturbing the peaceful coexistence of the Brotherhood Continue Reading →

His Beatitude established a new youth committee “ARMAD”.

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Today, Friday the 19th of July 2019, a historical meeting took place in the Armenian patriarchate with His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem. A special committee was established by His Beatitude the Patriarch, in cooperation with young members of the Armenian Community. The committee is called Continue Reading →

His Beatitude receives a delegation of concerned Israeli’s.

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Yesterday, Tuesday July 16, 2019, His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian received a group of people after the incident when three Jews and their dog attacked the Dean and students of the Armenian Theological Seminary. The group consisted of Mr. Yitzhak Ze’ev Pindrus, Member of Knesset for the United Torah Judaism Continue Reading →