Trndez 2020

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Today, February 27, 2020 we celebrate Trndez, or Tiarndaraj, the Feast of the Purification and the Presentation of our Lord to the Temple, exactly 40 days after Christmas, also called Տօն քառասնօրեայ գալստեանն ի Տաճարն. The Old Testament commands all mothers of newborns to go to the Temple, 40 days Continue Reading →

Celebration Armenian Christmas 2020

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Armenian Christmas January 2020 Program for Christmas Eve, Saturday January 18  and Christmas Day, Sunday January 19 Times are approximately  Saturday January 18 9.30 am                His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem leaves from St. James, through Jaffa Gate, to Bethlehem. 10.00 am              At the Continue Reading →

January Feasts 2020 of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem

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These are the schedules of upcoming feasts this month. We cordially invite you to celebrate with us.

His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian visited the Diocesan Center in New York.

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His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem, visited the Diocesan Center in New York. His Beatitude was warmly welcomed by the Diocesan Primate, His Eminence Bishop Daniel Findikyan on Wednesday December 18, and they enjoyed a meaningful meeting during a luncheon, together with clergy of the Eastern Continue Reading →

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 →

US House of Representatives recognizes Armenian Genocide

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On Tuesday October 29, 2019, the US House of Representatives recognized the mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks during World War One officially as Genocide. The House of Representatives voted 405 to 11 in favour of Resolution 296, from both Republicans and Democrats. The House of Representatives also voted 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 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 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 →

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.