Ordination and consecration of four new Priests

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On Saturday November 16, 2019 the Call to Priesthood of the following ordinands will be conducted in St. James Cathedral immediately following Vespers: Deacon Armen Saroukhnanian Deacon Rafik Ghazarian Deacon Arda Düşen Deacon Narek Abrahamian On Sunday November 17, 2019 His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem Continue Reading →

His Eminence Archbishop Sevan Gharibian ordained two Stolebearers

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On Monday, October 21, 2019, His Eminence Archbishop Sevan Gharibian, the Grand Sacristan of the Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem, ordained Stolebearers Sergey Antinyan and David Minasyan.          

His Beatitude receives Israeli Ambassador to Armenia and Chief Secretary of Religions of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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On the third of September 2019, His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem, received His Excellency Eliav Belotserkovsky, the newly-appointed Ambassador of the State of Israel to the Republic of Armenia, and Mr. Ohed Shalev, the Chief Secretary of the department of Religions within the Ministry of Continue Reading →

Feast of the Assumption of the Holy Virgin Mary

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This weekend we celebrate the Feast of the Assumption of the Holy Virgin. Saturday August 24, 2019 4.00 pm the bells of Sts. James Cathedral are rung 4.30 pm arrival at the Church of Virgin Mary 5.00 pm evening service 7.00 pm dinner 8.00 pm evening prayers 11.00 pm return Continue Reading →

His Beatitude established a new youth committee “ARMAD”.

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Today, Friday the 19th of July 2019, a historical meeting took place in the Armenian patriarchate with His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem. A special committee was established by His Beatitude the Patriarch, in cooperation with young members of the Armenian Community. The committee is called Continue Reading →

His Beatitude receives a delegation of concerned Israeli’s.

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Yesterday, Tuesday July 16, 2019, His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian received a group of people after the incident when three Jews and their dog attacked the Dean and students of the Armenian Theological Seminary. The group consisted of Mr. Yitzhak Ze’ev Pindrus, Member of Knesset for the United Torah Judaism Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →