Holy Land: On the evening of Saturday, June 16th graduation ceremony at the Armenian Theological Seminary took place. His Eminence Archbishop Sevan Gharibian, the Grand Sacristan of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem presided over the ceremony. The hall of the Seminary was filled with people from the Armenian community in Jerusalem, family of Seminarians and visitors.
Dean, the very Reverend Father Koryoun Baghdasaryan, opened the evening ceremony, welcoming all. There were speeches by graduates, declamation of poems, instrumental music and singing. His Eminence Archbishop Sevan Gharibian handed books for the best students and diplomas who graduated. He gave an inspiring speech, and blessed all who were present. The festive evening was concluded with cake and soft drinks, and personal congratulations from the public to the graduates.