On February 8, our Church celebrated the Feast of St. Vartan and His Companions. The celebrant of the Liturgy in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, Bishop Mushegh Babayan read the Holy Encyclical of Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II dedicated to the centenary of the First Republic and Heroic wars of May.
On February 8, the Feast of St. Vartan and His Companions was celebrated in Gevokian Theological Seminary, which was attended by the clergy of the Mother See, seminarians, heads and students of various educational institutions of Armenia.
An event dedicated to St. Vartan and His Companions was held in St. Grigor Narekatsi Church of Gugark Diocese.
On February 7, the baptist basin and cornerstones of the newly constructed Church of Arabkir community were consecrated. Thus, hereinafter it will be possible to serve a Divine Liturgy in the second largest church of Yerevan after St. Grigor Lusavorich church.
On February 7, a press conference on the Feast and consecration of Bun Barekendan was held in Ararat Patriarchal Diocese: this year it will be celebrated on February 11.
From February 11, series of exhibitions titled “Creating Hands” will commence in Gevorkian Theological Seminary throughout the entire year. Father Asoghik Karapetyan spoke about the topic during a press conference.
News from the Armenian Diocese of Georgia Towards the Feast of Bun Barekendan, a Harisa (national Armenian dish) Hestival was held in the Armenian Diocese of Georgia. The Primate of the Diocese Bishop Vazgen Mirzakhanyan paid a pontifical visit to Ajaria.