As happens regularly in the Holy Land, construction works uncover antiquities. When in 1894 constructions were made for a home near Damascus Gate, just outside of the Old City, a large mosaic flour was uncovered, about a meter underground. The find was described in the Quarterly Statement of the Palestine Continue Reading →
The Church of St. Saviour’s on Mount Zion is renovated and looks splendid. Last Saturday, October 28, Vespers were celebrated in St. Saviour’s, and the images in the church were anointed by His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian. Sunday, October 29 the Divine Liturgy was celebrated in St. Saviour’s.
The Jerusalem Municipality sent us information about upcoming renovations at Armenian Patriarchate Road. Especially for us they translated the information into Armenian! Thank you Jerusalem Municipality. Please take note of the following traffic changes: If you click on the following links, you can download and print the flyers of the Continue Reading →
Saints James Cathedral In order to visit the Sts. James Cathedral, you have to enter the main gate of the Armenian Quarter. Immediately after you pass the big iron gate, you turn left, and enter the courtyard to the Cathedral.The walls of the courtyard are decorated with typical Armenian “Khatchkars” Continue Reading →
The Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate (Convent) of St. James is the home of the Brotherhood of St. James, a monastic order of the Armenian Church with about 60 members worldwide. Residences of Armenian families are within the compound of the Patriarchate, and hence public access to the grounds of the Patriarchate Continue Reading →