Visit of His Excellency Mr. Reuven Rivlin to the Baptismal Site at Jordan River

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On Tuesday March 19, His Excellency Mr. Reuven Rivlin, the President of the State of Israel met with the Heads of Churches, visiting the Baptismal Site Qasr Al-Yehud at the Jordan River near Jericho. His Eminence Archbishop Sevan Gharibian, the Grand Sacristan, the Very Reverend Father Koryoun Baghdasarian, the Chancellor, Continue Reading →

Celebration of the Epiphany of our Lord Jesus Christ at the Jordan River January 20, 2019

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Sunday January 20, 2019 Celebration of the Epiphany of our Lord Jesus Christ at the Jordan River. At 10:00 am His Beatitude the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem, Archbishop Nourhan Manougian and the Brotherhood of St. James, Seminarians and pilgrims leave from the Armenian Patriarchate for Jordan River. At 11:00 His Continue Reading →

Baptismal Site will be cleared by HALO Trust

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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 →