Welcome His Holiness Karekin II to Celebrate with Rev. Fr. Mampre A. Kouzouian on the 60th Anniversary of his Ordination to the Priesthood

May 11, 2018

 

 

On Friday, May 11, 2018, Holy Trinity Armenian Church of Greater Boston is honored to Welcome His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, to Celebrate with Rev. Father Mampre A. Kouzouian on the 60th Anniversary of his Ordination to the Priesthood.

Under the auspices of His Eminence Archbishop Khajag Barsamian, Primate of the Diocese of the Armenian Church of America (Eastern), this "Celebration of a Life of Service" begins with the Hrashapar Service at 6:00 o'clock, in the Sanctuary, to Welcome His Holiness.  All are invited to attend.

The 60th Anniversary Celebration Banquet follows at 7:15 o'clock in the Charles and Nevart Talanian Cultural Hall.  Advance reservations will be required for the Banquet.  Details will be forthcoming.

Funds raised will support the children at the Muratsan Chemotherapy Clinic of Yerevan State Medical University and homeless individuals and families in the Etchmiadzin area, under the auspices of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin and at the request of Father Mampre.

"This is indeed an historic event for our parish - honored to have the Catholicos of All Armenians in our presence and honored to have the opportunity to witness 'A Life of Service' as we celebrate our former Pastor's 60 years of faithful, dedicated service to the Armenian Church and her people," comments Rev. Father Vasken A. Kouzouian, Pastor of Holy Trinity Church.

A committee under the leadership of Rev. Father Vasken Kouzouian and Nancy Dorian Kasarjian, Chair, is planning this auspicious occasion.  Please save the date and watch for further information in the coming weeks.

His Holiness will be visiting the United States to preside over the 50th anniversary celebration of St. Vartan Armenian Cathedral in New York City.  That celebration will include a Concert of Sacred Music and historical photo exhibit on the evening of Saturday, May 5; and a Pontifical Divine Liturgy on Sunday, May 6 - all taking place at the Cathedral complex located at 630 Second Avenue, in New York City.  For information on St. Vartan Cathedral's 50th anniversary celebration, log onto the website of the Eastern Diocese, www.armenianchurch.us.