Die Tagespost talked to the Very Reverend Father Samuel Aghoyan

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The Catholic Newspaper in Germany, Die Tagespost, published this week an article after a conversation with the Very Reverend Father Samuel Aghoyan: Conversation with the Very Reverend Father Samuel in Die Tagespost Translation of the interview with Fr. Samuel- Till Magnus Steiner A grand tradition and an uncertain future. A Continue Reading →

Saturday July 6, 2019 St. Nerses the Great and Bishop Khad

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On Saturday July 6, 2019 we remember the Saints Nerses the Great and Bishop Khad. Saint Nerses the Great (353-373) was an eminent Catholicos, and a descendent of St. Gregory the Illuminator. St. Nerses, born in Caesarea in Cappadocia, married Sandukht, the daughter of King Diran, and they had a son Continue Reading →

Saturday June 8, 2019, Jerusalem, Old City.

On Saturday June 8 2019, a group of Armenian Seminarians and the dean of the Seminary were attacked by three extremist Jews and their dog. On that day in the afternoon a group of 20 students of the Armenian Theological Seminary, accompanied by the dean of the Seminary, left the Continue Reading →

His Beatitude visits the Dutch Ambassador to Israel

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Yesterday, Monday June 17, His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem, attended the reception of His Excellency Mr. Beschoor Plug, the Ambassador of the Netherlands to Israel. His Excellency has been in Israel for four years,and has now been appointed as the Ambassador of the Netherlands in Continue Reading →

Pentecost 2019

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Pentecost 2019 Our Lord, after His Ascension, had ordered the Apostles to stay in Jerusalem, and promised that they would receive the Holy Spirit- which would give them strength and after which they were to be Christ’s witnesses in Judea and Samaria until the ends of the earth. Fifty days Continue Reading →

Sixth anniversary of the Enthronement of His Beatitude

Portrait of Nourhan Manougian, the 97th Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem, in his office at the Armenian Convent in the Armenian Quarter in Jerusalem's Old City, on October 24, 2015. Manougian was born and raised in Aleppo, Syria, and became a priest after studying at the Seminary of the Armenian Quarter. He was elected as the 97th Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem on January 24, 2013. Photo by Hadas Parush/Flash90

Today is the sixth anniversary of the Enthronement of His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem, to the throne of St. James. We congratulate His Beatitude cordially. May our Lord continue to strengthen His Beatitude in his work.

Celebration of the Day of the Ascension

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Next week we celebrate the Feast of Ascension Day. We will celebrate on Mount of Olives, at the Chapel of Ascension according to the following schedule: Wednesday June 5, 2019: 1.15 pm                ringing of the bells of St. James 1.15 pm                departure from the Armenian Quarter 2.15 pm                arrival at Continue Reading →

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

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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 →