THE FEAST OF THE EXALTATION OF THE SACRED CROSS AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE – 2017

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 2/10/17 On Wednesday, 14th/27th September 2017, the Feast of the universal Exaltation of the Sacred Cross was celebrated by the Patriarchate at the All-holy Church of the Resurrection. On this Feast, the Church commemorates the fact that in the year 336 A.D., during the service of the Consecration of the Church of ...

Order of St. Gregory the Illuminator Medal Awarded to His Eminence Archbishop Paren Avetikyan

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - 18/1/17 On January 15, under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; a Divine Liturgy was offered in the Mother Cathedral, during which an awards ceremony was held. His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, granted the Order of St. ...

Prayer for the Republic on the 25th Anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Armenia

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - September 2016 Also Read Bestowing of Medals in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin Pontifical Letter of Blessing Issued to the Howard Karagheusian Commemorative Corporation On 20 September, on the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Armenia, a Prayer for the Republic was offered in the St. ...

Kings Levon and Oshin of the Kingdom of Cilicia are remembered in the Spiritual See of Cilicia

www.armenianorthodoxchurch.org - June 2016 4 June 2016. On Saturday after the evening service at St Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral, a first act of ordination to the priesthood was held. Two deacons, accompanied by the Vice-Dean of the Seminary, moved to the Holy Altar on their knees to confess their faith. Archbishop Papken Tcharian, Primate of Canada led ...

Destroyed Holy Altar of the St Shumini Assyrian Church in Telkepe- Iraq

Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East - April 2016 Photograph of the destruction and abomination brought in the altar of St Shmoni Church of the Assyrian Church of the East in Telkepe, Iraq, by those who hate and persecute Christ! The destroyed Holy Altar is seen with the blessed Gospel and holy texts strewn on the ...

United Prayer Service for the Armenian Homeland and Her Defenders

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - April 2016 On April 04, under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; a united Prayer Service for the Homeland and her defenders was offered at the St. Gregory the Illuminator Mother Cathedral of Yerevan. The service were attended by Mr. Serzh Sargsyan, President ...

THE ORDINATION OF BISHOP OF KISUMU AND WEST KENYA ATHANASIOS

Church of Alexandria - December 2015- January 2016 On Sunday 6th December 2015 His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa conducted the ordination of His Grace Athanasios Bishop of Kisumu and West Kenya, at the Holy Patriarchal Church of St Nicholas in Cairo. On the evening before, he officiated at Great Vespers ...

Consecration of the Holy Virgin Mary Armenian Church of Sweden

On October 24, with the blessings of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch Catholicos of All Armenians; His Grace Bishop Hovnan Hakobyan, Grand Sacristan of the Mother See, presided over the consecration service of the Holy Virgin Mary Armenian Church in Sodertalje, Sweden. The reconstruction of the church started in 2014, and was funded by donations from ...

Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem renews his oath in front of the Holy Altar of Descent at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

24/6/14 On June 21, His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem, visited the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, to renew his oath in front of the Holy Altar of Descent, following his recent election. Accompanying Patriarch Nourhan were Rev. Fr. Theodoros Zakarian, Rector of the Jarangavoratz Theological Seminary, and Rev. Fr. Tiran Hakobyan. Under the ...

Ordination of Priests on the Feast of St. Vartan the Warrior and His Companions in the Mother See

March 2014 On February 27, the Armenian Church celebrated the Feast of St. Vartan the Warrior and his 1036 companions in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. During the celebration of the Divine Liturgy, ordination of priests was held in the Mother Cathedral under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of ...

Armenian Church marks Feast of St. Vartan the Captain and Companions

7/2/13 The Armenian Apostolic Church today marks the Feast of St. Vartan the Captain and Companions. The Feast of St. Vartan the Captain and his 1036 Companions marks their martyrdom 1551 years ago in the battle of Avarayr, fighting for the freedom of conscience and religion for the Armenian Nation. It was to be the first testimony ...

Ordination of Deacons in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

26/12/2011 Armenian Church On December 26, the Feast day of St. Stephen the Proto-Deacon and First Martyr of the Church was commemorated in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. According to established tradition, an ordination of deacons was offered in the Mother Cathedral. With the blessings of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and ...

Restoration of St. Paul’s church began in the village of Doli

7/11/2011 Serbian Church On Thursday, November 1 of this year, with a clearance of stone walls and a release of deposits formed during the past few centuries, the work on the restoration of St. Paul's Church in the village of Doli commenced, on the hill above the monastery of Sts. Peter and Paul. A group of residents of ...

Consecration Of The Romanian Church In Most

On 9 October 2011, 09.30 hours (Romania’s hour), His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, consecrated the Romanian Orthodox church in Most locality, Czech Republic, together with His Beatitude Metropolitan Krystoph of the Orthodox Church of Czech Republic and Slovakia. The group of hierarchs also included His Eminence Casian, Archbishop of Lower Danube ...

Consecration of the Chapel of Parish Saint John the Apostle and Evangelist of Bucharest

On 2 October 2011, the faithful of the parish of Saint John the Apostle and Evangelist of deanery III of Bucharest received the visit of the Primate of the Romanian Orthodox Church. His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel celebrated the consecration service of the chapel at the semi-basement of the church still being built, dedicated to the ...