In Memoriam – Fr. Hampartzoum – Chief Dragoman of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem

The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 11/3/19 +Memory Eternal+ 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 ...

Feast day of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 2019

The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem - January 2019 Saturday the 5th of January the Armenians in Jerusalem celebrated the Feast day of the Saints David, the prophet-king and of James, the brother of the Lord. St. James the brother of our Lord is also called St. James the Just, or St. James the Less. Over the ...

Communiqué of the department of Real Estate of the Armenian Patriarchate

The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 16/4/18 Communiqué 1. The Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem wants to communicate the following statement. 2. The Armenian Patriarchate has won its case against Mr. Serop Sahagian. 3. Mr. Serop Sahagian illegally rented out the apartment house to others in the Gulbengian Building in the old city of Jerusalem without the permission of the Real Estate ...

Opening of the Spring of St. Philip in Jerusalem

The Armenian Orthodox Apostolic Patriarchate of Jerusalem - January - February 2018 On Wednesday morning January 31, the official opening of the Fountain of Philip took place. The Jerusalem Development Authority, the Israel Antiquities Authority and the Israel Nature and Parks Authority have renovated the site in close cooperation with the Armenian Apostolic Patriarchate of Jerusalem. From ...

Feast day of the Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem

Armenian Orthodox Apostolic Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 10/1/18 Jerusalem: The 5th of January was the Eve of the Feast day of the Armenian Patriarchate. Vespers began at 14.30. Celebration of Saints David, the prophet and king, and James the Apostle, Brother of the Lord,  was held on 6th of January during the Patriarchal Divine Liturgy. Morning prayers started ...

Message of His Holiness Karekin II on Feast of the Holy Nativity and Theophany of Jesus Christ

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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - 7/1/18 THE MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS KAREKIN II SUPREME PATRIARCH AND CATHOLICOS OF ALL ARMENIANS ON THE FEAST OF THE HOLY NATIVITY AND THEOPHANY OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST.  (Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, 06 January 2018) In the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit, Amen. Christ is born and revealed Good Tidings ...

Graduates of Sts. Tarkmanchatz Armenian School of Jerusalem – 2017

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The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem - July 2017 In the picture: His Eminence Archbishop Sevan Gharibian, the Grand Sacristan of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem, the Reverend Father Norayr  Kazaian, dean of the Sts. Tarkmanchatz Armenian School, the teaching staff and the graduated students of 2017. The graduates from left to right: Issa Abu Slayeh, ...

6th Armenian Church Representative Assembly was Convened in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - 10/6/17 President Sargsyan Attends Armenian Church Representative Assembly On June 6, under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; the 6th Armenian Church Representative Assembly commenced a four day meeting in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. The meeting is being attended by Bishops ...

The Armenian Theological Academy of Jerusalem Invites Student Applications

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Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 23/5/17 The Theological Seminary of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem is accepting student applications: ԸՆԴՈՒՆԵԼՈՒԹՅՈՒՆ 2017-2018 ուսումնական տարվա Երուսաղեմի Ժառանգավորաց Վարժարան եւ Ընծայարան կարող են դիմել 15 տարեկանը լրացած հայորդիներ, ովքեր ունեն միջին, ավագ, եւ ավելի բարձր կրթություն: Դիմորդները Երուսաղեմի Ժառանգավորաց Վարժարան եւ Ընծայարան ընդունվելու համար հանձնում են քննություն հետեւյալ առարկաններից. 1.Հայոց լեզու (գրավոր) 2.Հայ գրականություն ...

The Catholicos of All Armenians Conveyed His Blessings to the Newly Elected Locum Tenens of the Armenian Patriarchate of Constantinople

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - April 2017 On March 30, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; a Supreme Spiritual Council meeting was held, during which they considered the recent developments concerning the Patriarchal Locum Tenens election in the Armenian ...

Speech of Patriarch Nourhan Manougian of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem at the Restoration Ceremony of the Holy Aedicule

The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 23/3/17 The entire Christian world is rejoicing today at the reopening of the Holy Aedicule after months of restoration and reinforcement. Today as we stand in front of this holiest of all the Christian shrines throughout the world, we are inevitably reminded of the passion and crucifixion of ...

Feast of the Sons of Zebedee – St. James & St. John observed at the Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem

The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 15/1/17 At the 10th of January the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem celebrated the Feast of the Sons of Zebedee. This feast is one of the biggest feast for the St. James Brotherhood. His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem celebrated Divine Liturgy. Pictures are from Dr. Ori ...

The Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem received representatives of the Israeli Ministry of Justice

The Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem - September 2016 On August 30, His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem, received representatives of Justice Ministry of the State of Israel. During the meeting, His Beatitude and the representatives discussed some issues regarding the Religious High Court of the Armenian Patriarchate. The representatives of the Ministry of Justice ...

PRESENTATION OF ONGOING RESTORATION WORKS ON THE AEDICULA OF THE HOLY SEPULCHRE

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - July 2016 Before noon on Thursday, the 8th/21st of July 2016, a presentation was made of the ongoing restoration works on the Aedicula of the Holy Sepulchre, in accordance with a study conducted by the Interdisciplinary Team of the National Technical University of Athens. The presentation was made by Professor Antonia Moropoulou for ...

RCA Delegation Visits the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem

Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem - July 2016 On 13/7/16, His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem, received a delegation from the synod of the Reformed Church in America. The meeting was characterized by a friendly and open atmosphere. Source:

Baptismal Site will be cleared by HALO Trust

The Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem - July 2016 CLICK HERE TO DONATE We would like to ask your attention and support for the following project: Christ was baptized by John the Baptist in the river Jordan, somewhere near Jericho. Since centuries Christianity has visited Jordan River in that area, a location called Qasr al Yahud, to celebrate ...

Patriarch Abune Mathias of Ethiopia & Coptic Metropolitan of Jerusalem Visits the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem

The Armenian Orthodox Apostolic Patriarchate of Jerusalem - May-June 2016  The Visit of Patriarch Abune Mathias of Ethiopia and the Coptic Metropolitan of Jerusalem & the Near East to the Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem.  Jerusalem:  On May 18 2016, His Beatitude Nouhan Manougian, the 97th Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem received His Holiness Abune Mathias of Ethiopia and ...

PROFESSOR MOROPOULOU PRESENTS CONSERVATION STUDY ON THE AEDICULA OF THE HOLY SEPULCHRE

Jerusalem Patriarchate  - February 2016 On Friday the 8th/19th of February 2016, professor Antonia Moropoulou of the National Technical University of Athens presented the study on the conservation of the Aedicula of the Holy Sepulchre that was built by the Orthodox Romans in 1810. The study was conducted under the scientific responsibility of professor Moropoulou and an ...

Blessing of the Holy Muron held at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

The Armenian Orthodox Church - September 2015 Yerevan-Armenia: Blessing of the Holy Muron at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin of the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church was held on 27th September 2015. His Holiness KarekIn II - Catholicos-Patriarch of All Armenia was the chief celebrant. His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian - Patriarch of the Armenian Patriarchate of ...

Renovation of the historic St. James Armenian Orthodox Cathedral in Jerusalem Under Progress

The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem – September 2015 OCP News Service Jerusalem: The artial restoration of St. James Cathedral of the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church is under progress. Please contact the Patriarchate to make you valuable donations. Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem P.O.Box 14235 Jerusalem, Israel Tel: +972 (0)2-6282331 Fax: +972 (0)2-6264861 Website: – http://armenian-patriarchate.com/ Email: webmaster@armenian-patriarchate.com Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ArmenianPatriarchateJerusalem and Twitter https://twitter.com/ArmPatriarchate Source: OCP News Service

The Historic St. James Armenian Orthodox Cathedral in Jerusalem undergo Renovation

The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem - August 2015 OCP News Service Jerusalem: In spite of the immense heatwave, renovations of the historic St. James Cathedral are continuing as planned in the holy City of Jerusalem. Please contact the Patriarchate to make you valuable donations. Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem P.O.Box 14235 Jerusalem, Israel Tel: +972 (0)2-6282331 Fax: ...