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1922 - 2015
 

MEMORIAM FOR THE LATE
MONSIGNOR SARKIS OUZOUNIAN

Monsignor OUZOUNIAN passed away late on Monday 4th May 2015, at age 94 after serving over 70 years of priestly life in the service of the Armenian Community and specially the Armenian Catholic Community of Australia.

The Armenian Catholic Church of Our Lady of Assumption at 5 John Street Lidcombe will hold a vigil on Friday 8th May 2015 between 6pm and 9pm.

The requiem mass will be held on Sunday 10 May 2015 at the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption at 11am.

The body of Monsignor Ouzounian will be buried on the grounds of the Patriarchal Congregation of Bzommar in Lebanon.

You are all invited to pay homage to that great apostle of our Church.

Father Basil

Msgr. Sarkis Ouzounian

Armenian Catholic Church

Bzommar Vank
Armenian Monastery of Bzommar


   

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"I am the life and the resurrection".

  • Mgr. Sarkis was born in Lebanon on April 22, 1922.

  • Studies at the seminary of Bzommar

  • Member of the Congregation of Bzommar

  • In Rome, at the Catholic Pontifical Armenian College to continue his philosophical and theological studies.

  • Ordained as a priest in Rome on April 1, 1945

  • He was sent on a mission to:

    • Zahle

    • Anjar

    • Amman

    • Sydney

    • Melbourne (Armenian and French communities)

  • He founded two new parishes in Australia where he exercised his ministry as a priest until his death.

  • On Sunday 22nd March 2015, we celebrated Monsignor Sarkis Ouzounian 70th Anniversary of priesthood and 93rd Birthday.

 

Sydney Australia - 8 May 2015

Funeral of Mons Serge Ouzounian

Funeral of Mons Serge Ouzounian

 

THE Mor Malatius Malki Malki, Metropolitan Patriarchal Vicar of the Syriac Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia and New Zealand at Armenian Catholic Church Lidcombe,at the funeral of Mons Serge Ouzounian. ( Died at the age of 93 ) A serving priest of more than 70 years.

 
Bzommar Convent - 15 May 2015
 
Msgr Ouzounian burial ceremony at Bzommar Convent

Friday, May 15, 2015 at 11:00h in the morning, the funeral ceremony of Mgr. Sarkis Ouzounian took place in the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption at the monastery of Bzommar. It was presided by His Beatitude Nersès Bedros XIX, Catholicos Patriarch of Cilicia of Armenian Catholics, which was attended by their Excellencies the bishops, priests, nuns and seminarians of the Catholic Armenian community. During the ceremony, His Beatitude gave the eulogy of the deceased.

After the Office of the Dead, the clergy, in procession and singing hymns of intercession, headed to the cemetery where the body was placed in one of the vaults for members of the congregation. Condolences were received in the lounge of the seminary Saint Michel Blessed Maloyan at the monastery of Bzommar. May his soul rest in peace.

Source: http://www.bzommarvank.com/?page=news#event235
 

Funeral of Mons Serge Ouzounian

Hayr SARKIS OUZOUNIAN ir vankin mech.
Fr serge OUZOUNIAN back in his monastery of bzommar in Lebanon

 

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