Meeting with His Excellency Mr. Reuven Rivlin, the President of the State of Israel.

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Today, Tuesday April 30 2019, His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem, met with His Excellency Mr. Reuven Rivlin, the President of the State of Israel. Discussed were matters of Armenian interest in a very pleasant and amicable atmosphere.

Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide

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We cordially invite you to participate in the commemoration of the Armenian Genocide. The pictures show the full schedule in detail. The commemoration starts on Tuesday evening, April 23. At 7.00 pm we leave from the Armenian Patriarchate in a march with torches to St. Gregory the Illuminator Church in Continue Reading →

Requiem Service Saturday April 20, 2019

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Tomorrow, Saturday April 20, we remember the 40 days after the passing away of His Beatitude Archbishop Mesrob Moutafian, the Armenian Patriarch of Constantinople and of our Father Hampartzoum Keshishian with a requiem service. Divine Liturgy will start around 9.00 am in St. James Cathedral.

Time schedule of the Holy Week and Easter 2019

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This is the time schedule of the Holy Week and Easter 2019: Or click on the following link: 2019 Holy Week Easter English or click on the following link: 2019 Holy Week Easter Armenian   Or click on the following link: Horaire de la Semaine Sainte et des Pâques 2019

Visit of the honourable Michael Pompeo, Secretary of State of the United States, to the Holy Sepulcher.

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Thursday the 21st of March the honourable Michael Pompeo, Secretary of State of the United States, visited the Holy Sepulcher in the Old City of Jerusalem in the afternoon. He was welcomed by the three dominations responsible for the Holy Sepulcher, de Greek Orthodox, the Franciscans and the Armenian Orthodox Continue Reading →

Visit of His Excellency Mr. Reuven Rivlin to the Baptismal Site at Jordan River

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On Tuesday March 19, His Excellency Mr. Reuven Rivlin, the President of the State of Israel met with the Heads of Churches, visiting the Baptismal Site Qasr Al-Yehud at the Jordan River near Jericho. His Eminence Archbishop Sevan Gharibian, the Grand Sacristan, the Very Reverend Father Koryoun Baghdasarian, the Chancellor, Continue Reading →

Passing away of Father Hampardzoum Keshishian

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It is with deep grief that we announce the passing away of our Chief Dragoman and a member of the St. James Brotherhood the Very Reverend Father Hampartzoum Keshishian. Father Hampartzoum passed peacefully away in his sleep, on March 10, 2019. He was consecrated a celibate priest in 1979 – Continue Reading →

Feast of Vardanats on Thursday March 7, 2019

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Vartanants, Thursday March 7, 2019. On the Thursday before Great Lent we celebrate the Feast day of St. Vartan the Captain and his  Companions. This year that is on March 7, 2019. In the year 428 AD although Armenia came under the rule of a Sassanid governour, the Armenians could Continue Reading →

Feast of the Presentation of our Lord to the Temple, Wednesday February 27, 2019.

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The presentation of our Lord in the Temple, Wednesday February 27, 2019. Forty days after Christmas we celebrate the presentation of our Lord in the Temple. We read about this in the Holy Gospel of Luke, chapter 2:22-40. According to the laws in the Old Testament, the firstborn son had Continue Reading →