His Holiness Aram I inaugurates the 86th Scholastic Year of the Seminary

12 October 2015. The Feast of the Holy Translators, which inaugurates the new school year of the Seminary, celebrates the discovery of the Armenian alphabet in 405, which made it possible to translate the Holy Bible into Armenian. On Saturday 11 October in the morning Rev Fr. Torkom Donoyan, Dean of the Seminary celebrated the Holy ...

85th Commencement ceremony of the Catholicosate of Cilicia Seminary

On 23 June 2015. On Monday evening, the graduation ceremony was held in Bikfaya in the presence of members of the brotherhood, family and friends. The Rev. Shenorhk Ashekian, Director of Student Affairs, welcomed the guests to the newly renovated monastery. After Dean Rev. Torkom Donoyan presented the 85th annual report, he invited the student speaker Rev. ...

Ordination of Deacons in Antelias

June 2015 21 June 2015. On Sunday during liturgy, with the blessing of His Holiness Aram I five proto deacons were ordained to become deacons. During the Holy Liturgy celebrated by Archbishop Kegham Khatcherian, Rev. Shenorhk Ashekian led the candidates to the Alter. The ordination began with presentation of the candidates and their oath to renounce ...

Thanksgiving Prayers to celebrate the 19th anniversary of the Election of His Holiness Aram I as Catholicos of the Holy See of Cilicia

June-July 2014 On Sunday 26 June, the liturgy was devoted to the celebration of the 19th anniversary celebration of the election of His Holiness Aram I as Catholicos. During the thanksgiving prayers priests read Biblical passages and special prayers wishing health to the Catholicos and long-lasting presence of the Catholicosate among the Armenian people. At the end of ...