Requiem Service at the Martyred Clergymen Memorial Wall

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - April 2017 By order of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; April 6th, the martyrdom day of His Holiness Khoren I Muradbekyan, 128th Catholicos of All Armenians; was declared as Memorial Day for clergy who were persecuted and martyred during the years of communist dictatorship. On ...

Requiem Service Offered in Holy Etchmiadzin for Heroes of the April 2016 War in Artsakh

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - 5/4/17 On April 2, the Sunday of Advent, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; presided over a requiem service offered for the brave heroes of the 2016 April War in Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh). The service was offered in the Mother Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin at the ...

Requiem Service for the Archbishop Torgom Manookian – Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem

On October 11, a Divine Liturgy was offered in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. The celebrant was Rev. Fr. Karekin Hambardzumyan, Dean of the Gevorkian Theological Seminary. On the occasion of the 3rd anniversary of the passing of Patriarch Archbishop Torgom Manookian, of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem, of Blessed Memory; in his sermon, Father ...

Divine Liturgy of Oath for Pan ACYO Officers and Requiem Service for National philanthropists Alex and Marie Manoogian

On July 5, under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; a Divine Liturgy was held in the Mother Cathedral, which was attended by delegates to the 3rd Pan- Armenian Church Youth Organization ACYO World Assembly. The celebrant was His Eminence Archbishop Hovnan Derderyan, Primate of the Western Diocese ...

Requiem Service for the Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide Held – Genocide Memorial Monument Dedicated

Clergy Visit Ararat Home – Requiem Service for the Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide Held – Genocide Memorial Monument Dedicated

Western Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church of North America - March 2015 On the occasion of the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide (1915-2015), the Board of Trustees of Ararat Home of Los Angeles, a home for Armenian elderly, organized a commemoration and Celebration of Life to honor the Home’s centenarian residents as well as ...

Catholicos of All Armenians Offered Requiem Service for Architect Jim Torosyan

On January 8, a Requiem Service was offered in the memory of the renowned architect Mr. Jim Torosyan in the St. John the Baptist Church of Yerevan by His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians. Following the service, His Holiness addressed the grieving family and those present. “With profound sorrow we were ...

Requiem to Commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the Earthquake in Spitak (Armenia)

December 2013 On Sunday 8 December 2013, following the Holy Liturgy, His Holiness Aram I presided over a Requiem Service at St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral in Antelias in memory of the victims of the Earthquake in Spitak, Armenia. Catholicos Aram I had also asked Prelates of all the Dioceses of the Holy See of Cilicia to ...

Repose of Souls Service in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

On April 24, at 4:00 p.m., His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, presided over the Requiem Service for the repose of souls of the martyrs of the Armenian Genocide in 1915. The service was offered at the Memorial of the Armenian Genocide of 1915, the monument of Khatchkars (Stone-crosses) of ...

A SPECIAL REQUIEM IN ALEPPO FOR THE VICTIMS OF THE MASSACRES IN ADANA (CILICIA 1909)

On Sunday 20 April, His Holiness Aram I presided over a Requiem Service in memory of the 30,000 victims of the massacres in Adana in 1909. After the Divine Liturgy and the memorial service, the faithful listened to the Pontifical letter His Holiness Aram I had sent to all the Prelates, informing them of the ...