Agreement for further renovations in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher.


Yesterday, May 27, an agreement was signed for renovations in the Holy Sepulcher Church Click to see the scanned declaration

Feast of the Apparition of the Holy Cross

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Sunday May 26 we celebrate the Feast of the Apparition of the Holy Cross. This feast is one of the Holy Cross Feasts of the Armenian Church, and is celebrated 28 days after Easter. In May 351, a bright light in the shape of a cross was seen over Jerusalem. Continue Reading →

Generous donation Mr. Harout Ayvazian to the Armenian Patriarchate

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Communiqué Generous donation of  Mr. Harout Ayvazian from Los Angeles, California, of $ 600,000 to the Armenian Patriarchate. Mr. Ayvazian visited the Holy Places with his family and participated in the Christmas celebrations and the Epiphany of our Lord Jesus Christ at the Baptismal site at Jordan River. The pilgrimage Continue Reading →

Generous donation Mr. Yurejian for Sts. Tarkmanchatz Armenian School

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We would like to thank Mr. Hagop Jack Yurejian for his generous donation of $20,000 to the Armenian Sts. Tarkmanchatz Armenian School. Mr. Yurejian was born in Jerusalem himself, and he decided to financially support the Armenian school he attended in his childhood. His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, the Armenian Continue Reading →

New Sunday May 5, 2019


On Easter morning the first witnesses of Christ’s Resurrection were women, one of which was Mary Magdalene. Mary Magdalene at first did not recognize Christ, but when He calls her name, she does. Two people, one of them being Clopas (according to some early Christian tradition the brother of St. Continue Reading →

Meeting with His Excellency Mr. Reuven Rivlin, the President of the State of Israel.

president isr HB meeting april 30 2019

Today, Tuesday April 30 2019, His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem, met with His Excellency Mr. Reuven Rivlin, the President of the State of Israel. Discussed were matters of Armenian interest in a very pleasant and amicable atmosphere.

Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide

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We cordially invite you to participate in the commemoration of the Armenian Genocide. The pictures show the full schedule in detail. The commemoration starts on Tuesday evening, April 23. At 7.00 pm we leave from the Armenian Patriarchate in a march with torches to St. Gregory the Illuminator Church in Continue Reading →

Requiem Service Saturday April 20, 2019

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Tomorrow, Saturday April 20, we remember the 40 days after the passing away of His Beatitude Archbishop Mesrob Moutafian, the Armenian Patriarch of Constantinople and of our Father Hampartzoum Keshishian with a requiem service. Divine Liturgy will start around 9.00 am in St. James Cathedral.