Diocese Honours our Primate’s Jubilee Anniversary

A 40 year milestone of dedicated service to the Armenian Apostolic Church, a befitting reception took place to honour His Grace Bishop Haigazoun Najarian on the anniversary of his ordination into the holy priesthood 40 years to the day.

More than 30 dignitaries including Heads of Churches and Members of Parliament with 320 community faithful attended the Gala Banquet, a testimony to the high-esteem in which the Primate is held, gained during these short two years as the head of the Diocese of Australia and New Zealand.

On this auspicious occasion, His Grace Bishop Vardan Navasardyan from the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin participated representing His Holiness Karekin II Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians. The Diocese also welcomed Diramayr Makruhi Najarian from the United States as well as a number of other international and interstate guests who flew in for the event to honour Bishop Najarian.

Click to read about the Gala Banquet.

For a copy of the Commemorative Book contact the Church office on 9419-8056 or church@armenian.com.au

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