Feast of St. George Sunday October 20, 2019

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The Feast of St. George St. George is revered all over the world. He is the patron Saint of England, Ethiopia and Malta; in our Orthodox tradition St. George takes a prominent place. Early Christian tradition tells us that St. George was born to Christian parents in the late third Continue Reading →

Feast of the Birth of Virgin Mary; Independence of the Republic of Armenia

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Saturday September 21, 2019 we celebrate the Birth of Virgin Mary. On this day we also celebrate the Independence of the Republic of Armenia. Christian tradition tells us about the birth of Virgin Mary in the following way. St. Anne and St. Joachim did not have children, although they longed Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Celebration of the Day of the Ascension

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Next week we celebrate the Feast of Ascension Day. We will celebrate on Mount of Olives, at the Chapel of Ascension according to the following schedule: Wednesday June 5, 2019: 1.15 pm                ringing of the bells of St. James 1.15 pm                departure from the Armenian Quarter 2.15 pm                arrival at Continue Reading →

Agreement for further renovations in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher.

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Yesterday, May 27, an agreement was signed for renovations in the Holy Sepulcher Church Click to see the scanned declaration

Feast of the Apparition of the Holy Cross

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Sunday May 26 we celebrate the Feast of the Apparition of the Holy Cross. This feast is one of the Holy Cross Feasts of the Armenian Church, and is celebrated 28 days after Easter. In May 351, a bright light in the shape of a cross was seen over Jerusalem. Continue Reading →