His Holiness Karekin II Visits Armenian College and Philanthropic Academy of Calcutta

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - August 2016 On 17 August, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; arrived in the Republic of India; to visit the Armenian College and Philanthropic Academy in Calcutta. Currently, 55 students from Iran, Iraq and Armenia study there. Staff and students of the Academy were waiting for ...

Blessing of the Foundation of the New Davidian Girls School Building in Calcutta

October 2014 On October 6, in Kolkata, India, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; offered a Blessing of the Foundation service for a new building being constructed on the campus of the Davidian Girls School. The ceremony was attended by RA Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador to India Mr. Ara Hakobian; Rev. Fr. ...

The Third Volume of “Indian Armenians” is Published

8/8/2012 On August 8,with the blessings of His Holiness Catholicos Karekin II, the third volume of the bilingual yearbook of the Armenian Church of India and Armenian College and Philanthropic Academy (Kolkata), "Indian Armenians – 2011" has been published. The founder of the yearbook, Very Rev. Father Khoren Hovhannisyan, Pastor of Armenians in India and Manager of ...

Seven Armenian College Students Get Baptized at Calcutta Armenian College

16/7/2012 On July 15, students and teachers of Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin’s Armenian College and Philanthropic Academy (ACPA) and the Armenian Community of Kolkata, India celebrated the Feast of Holy Transfiguration of Our Lord Jesus Christ (Vartavar). The Holy Transfiguration is one of the five major Feasts in the Armenian Church Calendar. The Divine Liturgy ...

Kolkata Armenians visit Chinsurah for John the Baptist feast

22/1/2012 KOLKATA, INDIA - On January 15, the Armenian community of Kolkata, India, teachers and senior students of Armenian College and Philanthropic Academy went on a pilgrimage to Saint John the Baptist Armenian Church of Chinsurah which was built in 1695. The relics of St. John the Baptist, which is kept in the Armenian Holy Church of ...

Kolkata community hosts Armenia vessel, remembers Makar Ekmalian

17/8/2011 KOLKATA, INDIA - Armenia's Ambassador in India Ara Hakobyan and the eight-member crew of the Armenia sailing vessel led by author Zori Balayan were in Kolkata between July 21 and 24, visiting the Armenian Churches of India and to Holy Etchmiadzin's Armenian College and Philanthropic Academy and the representatives of the Armenian Community. Very Rev. Father ...

155TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF MAKAR EKMALIAN IN INDIA

31/7/2011 On 31st July 2011, the Armenian Church of India celebrated the 155th birth anniversary of the great Armenian composer Makar Ekmalian at the Armenian Holy Church of Nazareth, Kolkata, India. The evening begun with a song by the Armenian College and Philanthropic Academy choir which was followed by a number of other compositions from the invaluable ...

190th Anniversary of the Armenian College

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin 2/4/2011 The 190th Anniversary of the founding of the Armenian College and Philanthropic Academy (ACPA), Kolkata, India was celebrated on Saturday, April 02, 2011 at the college auditorium, with a program organized by the teachers of the institution. The celebration was initiated by members of the Church Committee, members of the Armenian Community, ...

Rev. Fr. Khoren Hovhannisian Welcomed as Pastor of the Armenians of India

By the Pontifical Directive of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, Rev. Fr. Khoren Hovhannisian, a member of the Brotherhood of Holy Etchmiadzin, has been appointed as Pastor of the Armenian community of India and Manager of the Armenian College and Philanthropic Academy of Calcutta (Kolkata), as of April 25, ...