Catholicos of All Armenians Attends Papal Mass at the Vatican Commemorating 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

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On April 12, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; attended a Papal Holy Mass at the St. Peter's Basilica of Rome at the Vatican, offered by Pope Francis of the Roman Catholic Church, in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.. During the Holy Mass offered in the Armenian ...

Armenian Catholicos’ official epistle is made public

17/4/2012 The Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II’s formal message, which is dedicated to the 500th anniversary of Armenian printed books, was publicized at the Holy See of Saint Etchmiadzin on Sunday. Karekin II’s official epistle was raised to the altar, during the Holy Mass at the Saint Etchmiadzin Cathedral, and it was read by ...

Jerusalem Readies itself for Easter

Good Friday procession in Jerusalem; photo courtesy Travelujah

28/3/2012 Visit Travelujah website for all Holy land tour solutions Christians visiting the Holy Land in the spring sometimes fail to appreciate the link between Passover and Easter: Jesus came to Jerusalem in April circa 34, making his triumphal entry on the Sunday of the last fateful week of his life, in order to offer a ...

Parumala Feast Concludes

St Gregory of India- The First Canonized Indian Saint

3/11/2011 The Indian Orthodox Church PATHANANMTHITTA: The 109th commemoration perunnal of Geevarghese Mar Gregorios and annual pilgrimage concluded at Parumala near Tiruvalla on Wednesday afternoon with a procession in which thousands participated. The day’s programmes began with Holy Mass led by Mathews Mar Severios at 3 a m. Yacob Mar Ireneus led the Holy Mass held at 7 ...

An ancient Syriac Orthodox Monastery of Mor Augen on the southern slope of Mount Izlo in Turabdin is Reopened

21/7/2011 An ancient Syriac Orthodox Monastery of Mor Augen on the southern slope of Mount Izlo in Trurabdin is reopened and it will remain as the spiritual centre of the Syriac Orthodox Church in Ankara, Turkey. Mor Augen Monastery was founded in the 4th Century and it had more than 350 monks in those periods. It was ...

SYRIAC ORTHODOX CHURCH IN AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS CELEBRATES SILVER JUBILEE

Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS: The Silver Jubilee celebration of the founding of the Syrian Orthodox Church of “Mother of God” in Amsterdam, Netherlands, was observed in a colorful and pious function held on Sunday, 16th May 2010. The jubilee ceremonies were preceded by a Holy Mass celebrated by H.E. Mor Polycarpus Augin Aydin, the Patriarchal Vicar for ...