Student Applications for the Theological Seminary

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The Theological Seminary of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem is accepting student applications: ԸՆԴՈՒՆԵԼՈՒԹՅՈՒՆ 2017-2018 ուսումնական տարվա Երուսաղեմի Ժառանգավորաց Վարժարան եւ Ընծայարան կարող են դիմել 15 տարեկանը լրացած հայորդիներ, ովքեր ունեն միջին, ավագ, եւ ավելի բարձր կրթություն: Դիմորդները Երուսաղեմի Ժառանգավորաց Վարժարան եւ Ընծայարան ընդունվելու համար հանձնում են քննություն հետեւյալ առարկաններից. Continue Reading →

Letter of Condolences sent to His Holiness Pope Tawadros II

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His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem sent the following letter of condolences to His Holiness Pope Tawadros II the Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of all Africa in the Holy See of St. Mark:  

The Easter Message of Patriarchs and Head of Churches in Jerusalem

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Easter Message of the Patriarchs and Heads of Churches in Jerusalem We, the Patriarchs and Heads of Churches in Jerusalem, join together in proclaiming the triumphant victory of our risen Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ from the dead. The message of Easter, which was first announced in Jerusalem, and has Continue Reading →

Speech of His Beatitude Patriarch Nourhan Manougian at the Celebration ending the Restoration of the Aedicule

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The entire Christian world is rejoicing today at the reopening of the Holy Aedicule after months of restoration and reinforcement. Today as we stand in front of this holiest of all the Christian shrines throughout the world, we are inevitably reminded of the passion and crucifixion of the Son of Continue Reading →

The Church of the Holy Sepulcher

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Almost for 2000 years the Church of Holy Sepulcher, known as the Church of the Tomb of Christ, has been the holiest place in Jerusalem for Christians. Historically, Constantine the Great was the first Emperor who, in the middle of the 4th century, initiated building Churches for Christians. The Holy Continue Reading →

Epiphany celebrations at Jordan River

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Sunday the 22nd of January we celebrated the Epiphany of our Lord Jesus Christ at the banks of the Jordan River, near Jericho. A large number of Armenians, both local and non-locals joined the annual pilgrimage on both sides of the river. Click on the pictures to see them in Continue Reading →