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Father Parsegh (Basil) Sousanian with the Armenian Catholic Parish Community of Our Lady Of The Assumption (Sydney) and The Holiest Hearts of Jesus and Mary (Melbourne) welcome you to the 11:00am Sunday Mass (Surp Badarak). Participate in the Armenian Liturgy and afterwards for refreshments and church events. All are welcome. Please invite and bring along family and friends.

 

Australia
 
 From Fr. Basils' desk...
 

A mass for the 40th will be held on
Sunday 2nd August 2015
at 11 AM.

All believers are asked to raise their prayers for the repose of the soul of our beloved Catholicos Nerses Bedros so that he may join the saints in the heavenly kingdom of God.

That he may be always remembered.

 
FEAST OF OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION
FEAST OF OUR CHURCH 16th AUGUST 2015

The feast of Our Lady of the Assumption will be celebrated on Sunday August 16th. This is a very important Feast in our Church calendar, and we hope to celebrate it like every other year, in great numbers together.

After the Holy Mass and the blessing of the grapes, there will be a luncheon and other entertaining activities to cater for young and old organized by the Church Council and the Ladies Auxiliary and volunteers.

Those who wish to donate and provide the grapes for the blessing of the grapes ceremony please kindly contact Fr Basil as soon as possible so that we achieve the desired quantity in time for the day of the feast.


 

OUR NEW PATRIARCH

His Beatitude Krikor Gabroyan XX

Catholicos Patriarch of Cilicia of Armenian Catholic Church 25-July-2015

Date of Birth 14 Nov, 1934

Date of Priesthood 28 Mar, 1959

Bishopric Ordination 13 Feb, 1977


 

2015 - Our Looyce Armenian Catholic School 5th Anniversary
2015 - Our Looyce Armenian Catholic School 5th Anniversary2015 - Our Looyce Armenian Catholic School 5th Anniversary
 

Parish trip to Armenia and Europe - 2016

2015 Church Pilgrimage tour
2015 Tour

The 2015 trip to Italy for the occasion of the 100 year Genocide anniversary was very successful and we are considering making this an annual event with some added bonuses.

Join us on our pilgrimage to the Homeland Armenia and also to some of the well-known countries in Europe.

Please contact Father Basil for more information and expression of interest. Once we have some numbers/pilgrims we will then confirm price and trip details.
 

 
  Divine Mercy - Jesus I Trust In You

"I have the strength for everything through him who empowers me."

Jesus I Trust In You.

 
 Catholic Saints
 

Saint Gregory of Narek
Doctor of the Universal Church

Saint Gregory of Narek Doctor of the Universal Church


Pope Francis has declared Armenian poet and monk, Saint Gregory of Narek, a Doctor of the Universal Church.   23-Feb 2015

Saint Mary of the Cross MacKillop - Australia's first saint 17-Oct-2010

Celebrating
Australia's First Saint

St Mary of the Cross
MacKillop

17 Oct 2010



"We must teach more by example than by word"

(Mary MacKillop 1867)

 
 Armenian

Fr. Parsegh (Basil) front row in the middle with Mother Teresa of Calcutta
The young Fr. Parsegh (Basil) front row in the middle with Mother Teresa of Calcutta

Fr Basil with Pope Francis - 2014

Chess Champions
Why Armenia dominates the chess world

 Mission:

“The Armenian Catholic Church is a welcoming missionary Catholic Community, nurturing its people in faith and service (Spiritual and Social), support the continued use of the Armenian language and cultural integration and seeking to reflect and share the compassion of Jesus Christ with our community and beyond.”

Fr Basil

Fr. Parsegh (Basil)

 

 Quick-Links

Catholic Church - Vatican
Catholic Church - Australia
Armenian Catholic Church
Armenian Apostolic Church - Australia
 
Looyce Armenian School
 

 St. Gregory's Armenian School

Highlights of the inception of
St Gregory's Armenian School
as aspired by the totality of the
Armenian Catholic Community
GoTo page

 

 

His Beatitude Nerses Bedros XIX Tarmouni


The late
Catholicos and Patriarch of Cilicia for all the Armenian Catholics

1940 - 2015

His Beatitude Nerses Bedros XIX Tarmouni (Taza) Catholicos Patriarch of the Armenian Catholics
 

Monsignor Sarkis Ouzounian

«Ես եմ Յարութիւն և կեանք»

"I am the life and
the resurrection"
Jn:11:25

1922 - 2015

Msgr Sarkis Ouzounian

Monsignor Sarkis Ouzounian
70th Anniversary
90th Birthday
Memorial

 
 
 Armenian Genocide 1915


Armenian

1915 - 2015

What is Genocide ?
The Armenian Genocide Museum Read

The Armenian Genocide
The majority of Armenian Diaspora communities were formed by the Genocide survivors.
Read

Traditional Armenian Cross Tsitsernakaberd + Genocide Memorial + in Yerevan, capital of Armenia
Tsitsernakaberd
+ Genocide Memorial +
in Yerevan, capital of Armenia
GoTo Link

 
 
Գյումրու հայ կաթողիկէները ոգեկոչեցին Մեծ եղեռնի անմեղ զոհերի հիշատակը
 
ԳՊՄԻ-ը Ջարդի ձորում ոգեկոչեց Հայոց ցեղասպանության անմեղ զոհերի հիշատակը 24.04.2015
 
I REMEMBER AND DEMAND
Genocide Survivor
 

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Looyce Armenian Catholic School Armenian Catholic Community Association Rosa Mystica Prayer Groups Fr Basil in Vatican with Pope AC - Gallery
AC - Gallery
AC - Newsletters 
Looyce Armenian
Catholic School
Armenian Catholic Community Association Rosa Mystica
Prayer Groups
Fr Parsegh with
Popes
Photo Gallery Previous
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 Armenian media, portals, special interests, catholic links
RadioMariam

RadioMariam
«Ռադիո Մարիամ» մշակութային հիմնադրամ

Caritas Armenia
Web Page

Caritas Armenia

Քահանայապետի եւ Եկեղեցւոյ ձայնը աշխարհի հետ երկխօսութեան մէջ - Ռատիօ Վատիկան

Vatican Radio

ArmeniaTV
  Australia

RadioMariam
Caritas Armenia
Caritas ArmeniaCaritas Armenia Vatican
Caritas Armenia

Armenia
Online

Australia

Armenian
Catholic
(Youtube channel)

Forming the future:
Armenian Sisters Academy
Lexington

 
 Armenian Genocide 1915
 

Traditional Armenian CrossArmenian Genocide 1915

 

The Armenian Catholic Church Commemorating 100 Years of Genocide

I Remember and Demand - Public Radio of Armenia dedicated news and articles section
I Remember and Demand - Public Radio of Armenia - dedicated section for latest news and articles on the Armenian Genocide 1915-1923

The Armenian Genocide Education Website Australia

RECOGNITION - State of NSW, Ryde City Council, Willoughby City Council

Armenian Genocide 1915

How Komitas preserved Armenian folk music
In the 1990s, the duduk found its way into movie soundtracks, radio playlists and record collections of the west. Yet as Cara Rosehope writes, the music of Armenia’s national instrument might never have survived the Armenian genocide were it not for Komitas—a priest, musician, composer and so much more.

ABC RN Aust

Virtual Museum of Komitas

 Historical and national dimension to the work of Komitas

Komitas Armenian divine liturgy

 

Contribution’s towards Lanjik Parish Church in Armenia

The Armenian Catholic Archbishop Nishan Karakeheyan of Armenia had recently written to Fr Basil Sousanian, requesting financial aid to help structurally repair the badly affected church in the village of Lanjik; it is our intention to make a positive response and provide the needed funds which are estimated to be in the vicinity of US $15,000.00;

We, therefore ask our parishioners who are able and capable to assist and contribute towards this worthy cause to contact Fr Basil as soon as possible. You may also, if you so wish send your contribution by cheque in favour of:

Armenian Catholic Church
P.O. Box 315, Lidcombe NSW 1825
(official receipt will be issued for all contributions)                                 Lanjik Parish ArmenianCatholic.org


Lanjik
Lanjik is near the town of Maralik, north west Armenia. It is 38 kms south from Gyumri, heading towards Yerevan. Lanjik Map

Your HELP  is needed ... make a difference, donate to a worthwhile cause through your local church or club

Hayatsan All Armenia Fund

I Love Armenia

Annual Dinner Dance Hayastan All Armenian Fund
Annual Dinner Dance
15 November 2014
Presented courtesy of Armenian Ministry of Diaspora

The purpose of the Fund is to Help Armenia by initiating particular projects all over Armenia with contributions by ALL Armenians from around the world.
Visit the Hayastan All-Armenian Fund website for details

Khachkar (Kha - ch - kar)
Khachkar or Cross-Stone is a unique Christian Armenian national art

or Cross-Stone
is the unique manifestation of Christian Armenian national art which in its Christian form and type has no other equivalent in the world.

It constitute an integral dimension of Armenian sculptural art; with their high artistic standards and strong national character, occupies a worthy position in the treasury of international art.

Khachkars are also an expression of the Christian faith and high aesthetics taste of the Armenian nation, nation that was first to officially adopt the Christian faith in the year 301 of Our Lord Saviour.

In the deep respect and commemoration of the Khachkar by the International community, a Khachkar was placed in the front entrance of the Main Hall of the United Nations in New York.

Source:mekhitar.org


Pope Francis: I want to be buried beneath Armenian khachkar
 
 

Armenian medieval cross-stone unveiled in Vatican with participation of President of Armenia 20-09-2014

Khachkar commemorating Armenian Genocide unveiled in Versailles

Armenian Khachkar unveiled in Rome

Armenian Khachkar to be unveiled in Malta

Cross-stone in memory of Armenian Genocide victims unveiled in Neuwied, Germany - Oct 22, 2011

 
Vocations Question Vocations Invite

+ Vocations +
Make this your special year.
Discuss with me your intentions.
Let me answer your questions.
Call me anytime. Fr Basil.

Fr Basil

 

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