Epiphany celebrations at Jordan River


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 →

Baptismal Site will be cleared by HALO Trust


We would like to ask your attention and support for the following project: Christ was baptized by John the Baptist in the river Jordan, somewhere near Jericho. Since centuries Christianity has visited Jordan River in that area, a location called Qasr al Yahud, to celebrate and commemorate Christ’s baptism. The Continue Reading →

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 →