Mechithar sentence example
- The founder, Mechithar, was born at Sebaste in Armenia, 1676.
- Mechithar set out for Rome in 1695 to make his ecclesiastical studies there, but he was compelled by illness to abandon the journey and return to Armenia.
- Mechithar formally joined the Latin Church, and in 1701, with sixteen companions, he formed a definitely religious institute of which he became the superior.
- This has since been the headquarters of the congregation, and here Mechithar died in 1749, leaving his institute firmly established.