Pilgrimage to Baron Der


On Saturday May 21, the Brotherhood of St. James and Armenian faithful went on pilgrimage to Baron Der, near Bethlehem, where last year the Armenian Genocide Centennial Park was founded. The Grand Sacristan, His Eminence Archbishop Sevan Gharibian lead the ceremony. Letters of Appreciation from the Armenian Ministry of Diaspora Continue Reading →

The Visit of Patriarch Abune Mathias of Ethiopia and the Coptic Metropolitan of Jerusalem and the Near East


On May 18 2016, His Beatitude Nouhan Manougian, the 97th Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem received His Holiness Abune Mathias of Ethiopia and His Eminence Metropolitan Anba Antonious, the 22nd Coptic Metropolitan of Jerusalem and the Near East for an official visit. The meeting was very pleasant and amicable, in the Continue Reading →

Sts. Tarkmanchatz Armenian School of Jerusalem.

tarkmanchatz school

Located inside the Hayotz Vank, (Armenian Convent), in the Armenian Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem, Srpots Tarkmanchatz Varjaran, School of the Holy Translators, operates under the jurisdiction of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem. The school educates male and female students from age three through grade twelve. Since its establishment in Continue Reading →

St. James Cathedral

st james inside

Saints James Cathedral In order to visit the Sts. James Cathedral, you have to enter the main gate of the Armenian Quarter. Immediately after you pass the big iron gate, you turn left, and enter the courtyard to the Cathedral.The walls of the courtyard are decorated with typical Armenian “Khatchkars” Continue Reading →

The Armenian Quarter


The Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate (Convent) of St. James is the home of the Brotherhood of St. James, a monastic order of the Armenian Church with about 60 members worldwide. Residences of Armenian families are within the compound of the Patriarchate, and hence public access to the grounds of the Patriarchate Continue Reading →