Catholicos of All Armenians Attends Events Dedicated to the AGBU 110th Anniversary

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - 2/11/16 On October 29, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians attended the 89th Conference of the Armenian General Benevolent Union and events dedicated to the 110th anniversary of the AGBU; being held in New York, New York. During the conference, His Holiness Karekin II conveyed his ...

HH KAREKIN II – SUPREME PATRIARCH AND CATHOLICOS OF ALL ARMENIANS TO VISIT THE UNITED STATES

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - October 2016 His Holiness Karekin II, the Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, will visit the United States later this fall to preside over three significant events – the meeting of the Supreme Spiritual Council, the 110th Anniversary celebration of the AGBU and the official opening of St. Nersess ...

Catholicos of All Armenians Met Teachers from the Armenian Church Youth Centers

On October 15, Teacher’s Day, in the Vatche and Tamar Manoukian Library, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; received 140 teachers of the Armenian Church Youth Centers; operating under the auspices of the Mother See and the AGBU. They were accompanied by Rev. Fr. Komitas Hovnanyan, Dean of the Youth ...

What the World Witnessed a Century Ago – A Presentation by the AGBU Asbeds

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Western Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church of North America - March - April 2015Begins - Wednesday, April 8 at 7:30pmEnds- Friday, April 10 at 9:30pmContact- asbeds@agbuca.org Location- Skirball Cultural CenterAddress- 2701 North Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles CA, 90049Source:

Pontiff of All Armenians Receives AGBU President

On December 14, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, received Mr. Berge Setrakian, President of the Central Board of the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU), in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. During the meeting, the Catholicos of All Armenians and the AGBU President reflected on the patriotic activities and possibility ...

Candle Hall and Patriarchal Burial Tomb Ground Blessing Service

24/10/2012 On October 21, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; offered a ground blessing service for a new building on the grounds of the Mother See, which will serve as a Candle Lighting Hall, and Burial Tomb for the Catholicoi. Prior to the service, Divine ...

Catholicos of All Armenians hails AGBU efforts

22/10/2012 PanARMENIAN.Net - Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II attended the 87th general assembly of Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) at Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. “AGBU members have addressed numerous problems in our spiritual and national life, giving ardent hopes to the Armenian people. The Union has many times contributed to the implementation of the programs ...

Armenian Catholicos receives Syrian-Armenian delegation

8/10/2012 ETCHMIADZIN. – The Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II on Sunday received members from the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) Syria Chapter and trustees of the Cilician Armenian High School of Aleppo, who were accompanied by Chairman of the Executive Body of the Armenian Orthodox Church Diocese of Damascus, and AGBU Central Board of Directors ...

Catholicos meets with AGBU President

25/6/2012 The Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II recently received Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) President Berge Setrakian, along with his wife Vara Setrakian. The Catholicos blessed and appreciated the AGBU members—represented by Setrakian—for their devotion to and assistance rendered to the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. They reflected on the AGBU’s ongoing activities in the Armenian diaspora ...

NKR President, AGBU board discuss development programs in Artsakh

17/11/2011 PanARMENIAN.Net - On November 16, President of Artsakh Republic Bako Sahakyan arrived in New York. On the same day, Artsakh leader met the president of the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) Berge Setrakian and members of the organization’s central board. The parties discussed projects implemented in Artsakh, with President Sahakyan stressing AGBU role in the development ...

Around $6 million donated during Armenian Catholicos’ US visit

17/10/2011 ETCHMIADZIN. – Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II ended his patriarchal visit to Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church of America, on October 15, and returned to the Holy See of St. Etchmiadzin. Within the framework of his visit, a banquet was organized in New York on October 12, on the occasion ...

Armenian Catholicos declared honorable Buenos Aires citizen

16/5/2011 Buenos Aires Mayor Mauricio Macri declared Armenian Catholicos Garegin II an honorable citizen of Buenos Aires. Catholicos thanked the city authorities for showing a care for the Armenian community. Garegin II participated in AGBU dinner devoted to the hundredth anniversary of local AGBU branch. He stressed that 80% of Armenian Church’s budget is composed of funds ...

Uruguayan Armenian choir tours Homeland

11/5/2011 YEREVAN - Upon the initiative of the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) and the Diaspora Ministry of the Republic of Armenia, Grung Choir of AGBU Montevideo, Uruguay, gave two concerts in Armenia. The performances launched a series of concerts dedicated to the 20th anniversary of Armenia's independence. Established in 1993, Grung Choir is headed by Maestro ...

Armenian Catholicos meets AGBU President

29/1/2011 Catholicos of All Armenians Garegin II held a meeting Jan. 29 with Berge Setrakian, President of the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU). The sides discussed the AGBU`s activities in the Armenian communities worldwide. Garegin II pointed out the possibility of the AGBU`s cooperation with the dioceses of the Armenian Apostolic Church worldwide - cooperation in preserving ...

Tribute Paid to Hagop Piandarian for His Service to Community

25/10/2010 LOS ANGELES — Hagop Piandarian, a longtime community activist, was honored on Sunday, October 3. His community involvement began almost 60 years ago in Alexandria, Egypt and later extended to the US, his adopted country. Karekin II, Catholicos of all the Armenians, bestowed upon him the medal of St. Mesrob Mashdots with an encyclical, which was ...