On Wednesday the 18th of November 2008, at 3:00 pm, in Bozmmar, His Beatitude Nerses Bedros XIX Catholicos Patriarch of Cilicia for Armenian Catholics presided over the funeral mass for
the soul of the V. Reverend father Mesrob Jourian, after which the deceased was taken to monastic crypt of Bzommar. The funeral service was attended by the emeritus Catholicos Patriarch
Hovhannes Bedros XVIII Kasbarian, the Patriarchal Vicar of the Patriarchal Clergy Institute of Bzommar father Michael Mouradian, monastic fathers, sisters of the Immaculate Conception, the
administrations of the Armenian Catholic schools, Greek and Maronite clergymen, the family and relatives of the deceased. After the funeral mass, His Beatitude with the Vicar of Bzommar and
the family members of Father Jourian received condolences in the convent hall.
On Thursday the 20th of October 2008, starting 10:00 am, His Beatitude will receive condolences in the Armenian Catholic Patriarchate hall in Geitawi. On Sunday the 23rd of November 2008,
at 10:30 am in Our Lady of Annunciation church in Ashrafieh, father Vartan Kazandjian will celebrate the Divine Liturgy and a memorial service will be held in memory of Father Jourian.
The secretariat of the Armenian Catholic Patriarchate and all the Armenian Catholic believers express their condolences, praying that God will receive Father Jourian’s soul in the Kingdom of