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.