The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriachate of Jerusalem – September 2016
This morning the Academic Year of the Armenian Theological Seminary of the Patriarchate was opened.
Upon the arrival of His Beatitude the Patriarch and accompanying priests of the Brotherhood of St. James, all present sung.
The Dean of the Seminary, the Reverend Father Theodoros Zakaryan started with a reading from the Holy Gospel, followed by a short speech.
His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian prayed and blessed all present.
After the opening ceremony, the Dean of the Seminary invited His Beatitude, the clergy and the teachers for a table with delicious cakes and fruits, to celebrate the new academic year.