Day 5 & 6: Community Visits & Meetings

Over these two days, His Holiness' busy schedule continued with visits to Galstaun College, AGBU Alexander School and the Alexander Rest Home as well as meeting with Armenian community leaders...

Day 4: NSW Parliament House & St Mary's Cathedral

The Premier of NSw hosted a luncheon in honour of the Catholicos of All Armenians after which His Holiness was received at St Mary's Cathedral by the Dean and Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney...

Banquet in Honour of the Catholicos of All Armenians

More than three hundred members of the Armenian community with an array of dignitaries and guests honoured His Holiness at the banquet on Sunday 3 February

Day 3: Pontifical Divine Liturgy & Diocesan Centre Opening

On Sunday 3 February, His Holiness Karekin II celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the Church of Holy Resurrection assisted by His Eminence Archbishop Nathan Hovhanissyan from the Mother See and our Primate, His Grace Bishop Haigazoun Najarian.

Day 2: Hrashapar Services in Sydney

At noon on Saturday 2 February, the Catholicos of All Armenians with his entourage were joined by our Primate, parish clergy, diaconate and choirs of the Holy Resurrection Church in a procession that started from the top of Macquarie Street to welcome his Holiness Karekin II to our church

His Holiness Karekin II Arrives in Sydney

On his third visit to Australia, His Holiness Karekin II Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians arrived in Sydney on Friday 1 February...

Pontifical Hrashapar

Join us in welcoming to our Diocese the Catholicos of All Armenians in the official procession to the Armenian Apostolic Church on Saturday 2 February at 12 noon

Banquet Reception with HH Karekin II

Join us for a beautiful evening at the official Banquet Reception with HH Karekin II

Pontifical Visit Schedule

The Sydney and Melbourne schedules for the Pontifical visit has now been released