Participation of Angels in the Divine Liturgy


Who are the angels, what are their names, what they look like, how do we recognize these heavenly creatures and why we seek their intercession?
During the Divine Liturgy, the celebrant priest and the 2 servants of the holy altar address angels two different times. How are heavenly creatures remembered in our liturgy? Rev. Fr. Nerses Harutyunyan provides explanations.

 

Eternal Mystery, Liturgical Attire, part 2


The liturgical attire of the celebrant priest is different from his every-day garment not only with its glitter. The attire consists of a dozens of garments and every single one has its sacrament. Before the liturgy the change of attire of the celebrant that takes place in the sanctuary, is a ceremony which makes the celebrant ready for the service. What garments does the liturgical attire include, what prayers and verses from Scriptures are read, how the believers should get ready to partake in the Divine Liturgy - all these topics are covered by Reverend Father Asoghik Karapetyan.

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Liturgical Attire, part 1


The liturgical attire of the celebrant priest is different from his every-day garment not only with its glitter. The attire consists of a dozens of garments and every single one has its sacrament. Before the liturgy the change of attire of the celebrant that takes place in the sanctuary, is a ceremony which makes the celebrant ready for the service. What garments does the liturgical attire include, what prayers and verses from Scriptures are read, how the believers should get ready to partake in the Divine Liturgy - all these topics are covered by Reverend Father Asoghik Karapetyan.