Graduates Sts. Tarkmanchatz Armenian School 2017

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In this picture: His Eminence Archbishop Sevan Gharibian, the Grand Sacristan of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem, the Reverend Father Norayr  Kazaian, dean of the Sts. Tarkmanchatz Armenian School, the teaching staff and the graduated students of 2017. The graduates from left to right: Issa Abu Slayeh, Meghry Avakian, Alek Continue Reading →

Anniversary of His Beatitude’s Enthronement to the Holy See of St. James

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Today it is the fourth anniversary of the enthronement to the Holy See of St. James of His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, the 97th Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem. We congratulate His Beatitude cordially Շնորհաւոր Սրբազան Պատրիարք Հայր May our Lord continue to strengthen His Beatitude in his work.

Schedule Feast of Ascension

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Tomorrow is the Feast of Ascension Day. We will celebrate on Mt. of Olives, at the Chapel of Ascension according to the following schedule: Wednesday May 24: 13.45 departure from the Armenian Convent 14.15 arrival at the Mount of Olives 14.30 Liturgy of cleansing, blessing and dedication of the site Continue Reading →

Student Applications for the Theological Seminary

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The Theological Seminary of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem is accepting student applications: ԸՆԴՈՒՆԵԼՈՒԹՅՈՒՆ 2017-2018 ուսումնական տարվա Երուսաղեմի Ժառանգավորաց Վարժարան եւ Ընծայարան կարող են դիմել 15 տարեկանը լրացած հայորդիներ, ովքեր ունեն միջին, ավագ, եւ ավելի բարձր կրթություն: Դիմորդները Երուսաղեմի Ժառանգավորաց Վարժարան եւ Ընծայարան ընդունվելու համար հանձնում են քննություն հետեւյալ առարկաններից. Continue Reading →

The Easter Message of Patriarchs and Head of Churches in Jerusalem

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Easter Message of the Patriarchs and Heads of Churches in Jerusalem We, the Patriarchs and Heads of Churches in Jerusalem, join together in proclaiming the triumphant victory of our risen Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ from the dead. The message of Easter, which was first announced in Jerusalem, and has Continue Reading →

Speech of His Beatitude Patriarch Nourhan Manougian at the Celebration ending the Restoration of the Aedicule

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The entire Christian world is rejoicing today at the reopening of the Holy Aedicule after months of restoration and reinforcement. Today as we stand in front of this holiest of all the Christian shrines throughout the world, we are inevitably reminded of the passion and crucifixion of the Son of Continue Reading →

The Church of the Holy Sepulcher

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Almost for 2000 years the Church of Holy Sepulcher, known as the Church of the Tomb of Christ, has been the holiest place in Jerusalem for Christians. Historically, Constantine the Great was the first Emperor who, in the middle of the 4th century, initiated building Churches for Christians. The Holy Continue Reading →