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Click on the following link to see the documents in pdf: Announcement March 2020

Lent 2020

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Lent 2020 Since yesterday we’ve entered the period of Great Lent, Medz Bahk. The curtains have closed the altars from our sight, and we are preparing ourselves for Holy Easter. Christian tradition has followed 40 days of fasting before Easter since early times. In the tradition of the Armenian Church, Continue Reading →

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 →

Vardanants

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Tomorrow, February 24 2020, we celebrate the Feast of Vardanants. We commemorate the brave St. Vartan Mamikonian and his courageous men. The Byzantines in Constantinople came to an agreement with the Persians, to occupy and divide Armenia. The Persians eventually gained control over the land of the Armenians. When the 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 →

Congratulations to His Eminence Archbishop Sevan Gharibian

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We congratulate His Eminence Archbishop Sevan Gharibian, the Grand Sacristan of the Armenian Apostolic Patriarchate of Jerusalem, on his birthday. We wish him many years in good health. Շնորհավոր and may our Lord continue to strengthen you in your work, dear Srpazan Hayr.

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.

Donation of Gospel Concordances by the Kalemkiarian Family.

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A few months ago we were contacted by Mr. Paul Hagop Kalemkiarian. Mr. Kalemkiarian wrote us, that he printed the work of his father of beloved memory, Mr. Hagop Boghos Kalemkiarian. His father had worked with the British Forces all over the Middle East; when he was stationed near Fayed 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 →