Feast of the Ascension 2018

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This is the schedule for the Feast of Ascension, which shall be celebrated on the Mount of Olives, in the Chapel of the Ascension. Feast of the Ascension 2018 Wednesday May 16, Eve of Ascension Day 13.30 ringing of the bells in St. James Convent 13.45 leaving from St. James Continue Reading →

Hakeldama or Field of Blood

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We read about Hakeldama in the New Testament; the Aramaic words Hakeldama mean Field of Blood. Judas Iscariot, one of Christ’s original students, is mostly known for betraying our Lord. In the Gospel of St. Matthew we read that Judas went to the clergy in the Temple and asked: “What Continue Reading →

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Unexpected Discoveries written by Khoren Bandazian July 15, 2017. The time before a vacation is hectic. Especially if you are going to be away for a while. Before my trip to Israel I was very busy and didn’t get a chance to think or study where we would be going Continue Reading →

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 →