Deacon Narek Kirakosyan

Deacon Narek sings in Etchmiadzin Choir, masters a few instruments – reedpipe, guitar, duduk. “I can’t imagine my life without music”, - says Narek, - “creativity is the biggest gift ever given to men, an opportunity of self-expression and self-recognition”.


Yura doesn’t imagine his day without St. Gevorg Church. “Every morning I first run to the Church, then to school… I dream of becoming a priest; I know that I need to study well”. 


Every Sunday, little Agnesa is singing in the choir of St. Hovhannes Church of Arinj. 
Our little heroe is telling how she coped with the issues of sharakans (spiritual songs), how she attends Liturgies and what she does in general. 

Melik Village

After the re-consecration of St. Hovhannes Church the daily routine of Melik village changed. A Church choir was established and despite the severe winter, children congregate here every week. During our shooting, they were traveling in the village by groups and giving the Good Tiding from house to house.

Acolytes of Talin

Edmon, Rafayel and Martun became friend in the church; every Sunday they attend Divine Liturgy in St. Gevork Church or Talin, or St. Hovhannes Church of Mastara. In the beginning I was alone, and it was harder, - says 6-years old Edmon, but when Rafayel and Martun came to the church, it became more interesting and fun. 


Children from Gosh village welcomed our film crew and accompanied them to their favorite place, Goshavank.

Armine Tumanyan, Sevada Grigoryan

Artists Sevada Grigoryan and Armine Tumanyan love the warm gatherings in Tavush. Friendship is a gift and in order to keep it, it is necessary to put effort and value each other.

Deacon Artur Vardanyan

“I came to Gevorkian Theological Seminary as an adult. I was entrusted with teaching the seminary students the spiritual singing. During the Mass I am singing in the same class with my pupils; it is a great responsibility.” Deacon Artur Vardanyan.

Armen from Holy Trinity Church

“First I put on “shabig (alb), and only after that – my father. I taught him all the songs”. Our hero is the little acolyte of Yerevan Holy Trinity Church Armen. 


“I am grateful to my granny, if it wasn’t her to take me to the Church, I would never meet such great friends”. Our hero is the little acolyte of Yerevan St. Gregory the Illuminator Church Razmik. 

Father Abel Kartashyan

Father Abel is a priest of seven borderline villages. He serves in Tavush Diocese. He considers hardships and joys of every soldier and farmer who defends the border his own. What does a man need? A frank and compassionate friend.


Children of Ohanavan Village were in the yard of the St. Hovhannavank church. It was the village feast day, and the day began with a liturgy...