Epiphany celebrations at Jordan River

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Sunday the 22nd of January we celebrated the Epiphany of our Lord Jesus Christ at the banks of the Jordan River, near Jericho. A large number of Armenians, both local and non-locals joined the annual pilgrimage on both sides of the river. Click on the pictures to see them in Continue Reading →

Feast of the Sons of Zebedee St. James and St. John

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At the 10th of January the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem celebrated the Feast of the Sons of Zebedee. This feast is one of the biggest feast for the St. James Brotherhood. His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem celebrated Divine Liturgy. Pictures are from Dr. Ori Orhof

Armenian Museum

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The Armenian Patriarchate has actively engaged the following persons for the Armenian Museum: Museum Staff: Mr. Harout Bezjian, Mr. Armen Mutafian and Mr. Haroutune Kevorkian (all from France); Artistic Director: Mr. Patrick Donabedian (France) Photographers: Mr. Zaven Sarkissian (Armenia) and Mr. Hrayr Pazeh Khacherian (Canada)

350th Anniversary of the first printed Armenian Bible

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On November the 13th an exhibition was festively opened in Amsterdam, dedicated to 350th anniversary of the first printed Armenian Bible, printed by Voskan Yerevantsi. The exhibition is part of the Special Collections of the University of Amsterdam, in cooperation with the St. Krikor Narekatsi School and the Armenian Apostolic Continue Reading →