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.
“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 liturgy, language and cultural
integration and seeking to reflect and
share the compassion of Jesus Christ
with our community and beyond.”
The motto and logo for His Holiness Pope Francis’ visit
to the Republic of Armenia have been adopted with the
corresponding description. The motto of the visit is:“Visit
to the First Christian Nation.”
"...the international community
has once again come together: to pledge on
December 9 of every year that the best way to
pay tribute to the memory of the innocent
victims of this most horrendous crime is the
consolidated fight against genocides.
This consolidation resulted in
the endorsement by the majority of the UN member
states of the proposal made by the Republic of
Armenia – motherland of the nation which
survived in a genocide – and through the
corresponding resolution of its General Assembly
declared December 9 the International Day of
Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the
Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this
Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan 9 Dec 2015
Contribution’s towards Lanjik Parish Church in
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;
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:
the unique manifestation of Christian
Armenian national art which in its
Christian form and type has no other
equivalent in the world.
an integral dimension of
Armenian sculptural art;
with their high artistic
standards and strong
national character, occupies
position in the treasury of
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
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.
+ Vocations +
Make this your special year.
Discuss with me your intentions.
Let me answer your questions.
Call me anytime. Fr Basil.
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