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.”
Fr. Parsegh (Basil)
Stations of the Cross every Friday 7.30pm
25 Mar 2018 - Holy Mass and blessing of
the olive branches at 11.00 am
29 Mar 2018 - the washing of the feet
ceremony 6.00pm, Holy Mass 7.00pm, Parents who wish to
have their children volunteer for this ceremony, please
contact Fr. basil as soon as possible, Fish and Chips in
canteen by Ladies Aux
30 Mar 2018
- The burial of Christ
ceremony 6.00pm (Holiest Day), afterwards meal in
canteen by Ladies Aux
01 Apr 2018 - Holy Mass 11.00am.
Immediately after, exchange Easter wishes in church
hall, coffee, tea, Easter egg competition and more
Prayer for the Dead
02 Apr 2018 - Rookwood cemetery 9.30am,
Holy Mass afterwards
All parents who wish to
have their children participate at this very important
sacrament of the Church to kindly contact our Church so that
their names can be registered
Registration open for 2018
GROWING THE ARMENIAN
All language classes include Armenian history,
grammar/literature, geography and cultural topics (plays,
singing etc..), to holistically address all language
development areas. For Pre-Schoolers and Kindergarteners,
Mathematics is also taught due to popular demand.
The school aims to provide school aged children with the
opportunity to attend an Armenian language school in a warm
environment where they would acquaint themselves with other
children, learn Armenian language, history as well as age
old Armenian and Christian values and traditions.
New and interesting methods to learn the Armenian language.
Sensitive direction towards developing a child’s individual
skills and abilities.
Fostering a positive attitude and love towards themselves,
their Armenian identity and faith, and the
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.”
Contribution’s towards Lanjik Parish Church
Your HELP is needed ... make a
difference, donate to a worthwhile cause through your local church or club
Armenian Catholic Archbishop of Armenia needs our financial aid
to help structurally repair the badly affected church in the
village of Lanjik. We,
ask our parishioners who are able to
assist and contribute towards this worthy cause to do so
(official receipt will be
issued for all contributions)
Lanjik is near the town of Maralik, north west Armenia.
It is 38 kms south from Gyumri, heading towards Yerevan.
(Kha - ch - kar)
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.
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.
beautiful Armenia and discover anew old world
+ 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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