Feast of the Holy Translators and St. Narekatsi Pilgrimage Day in the St. Grigor Narekatsi church


On the Feast of the Holy Translators, a pilgramage liturgy was offered in the mother church of Saint Grigor Narekatsi of Vanadzor.

International Day of the Elderly at "Eurnekian" Public School


October 1 is the International Day of the Elderly.  The "Eornekian" educational complex of the Mother See Holy Etchmiadzin hosted honorary citizens of Etchmiadzin, sculptor Ruben Nalbandyan and artist Nerses Melikyan. The language of art is simple and unmixed, say the honored guests. Children should be given the opportunity to learn that magical language.

Naggashian Children's Home" Children's Support Center is ten years old


On September 25, Catholicos of All Armenians hosted benefactors, pedagogues, students and graduates of the center at the Holy Etchmiadzin on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the establishment of the "Naggashyan Children's Home" children's support center.

Commemoration of St. George the Warrior in Noragavit


People from different settlements came as pilgrims to Saint George church in Noragavit to ask for the saint's intercession, especially for the soldiers.

With the blessing of the Armenian Patriarch, the participant of the 44-day war will go to Canada for prosthetics


On September 19, Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II met Arthur Hovhannisyan, who was disabled in the 44-day Artsakh war, at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. With the blessing of His Holiness and the support of the Armenian Diocese of Canada, the sergeant will leave for Canada to receive the necessary treatment and high-quality prosthetics.
 

Consecration of Holy Cross Chapel in Spitak


Holy Cross Chapel of Spitak region was consecrated by His Grace Bishop Hovnan Hakobyan, Primate of the Diocese of Gugark. 

Paternal House


The Gevorgian Theological Seminary of Holy Etchmiadzin is the only Theological University operating in Armenia. In 2002, by the decision of the Government of Armenia, the Gevorgian Theological Seminary was recognized as a higher educational institution, and since 2005, taking into account the quality of the educational programs, the seminary was granted a higher educational institution license. In 2016, for the first time in the history of the Seminary, a post-graduate classroom was opened, where both people with a spiritual degree and secular people can be admitted.
Throughout its existence, the Gevorgian Seminary and its students have always enjoyed the care and concern of the Patriarchs of All Armenians.

Feast of Exaltation of the Holy Cross in the Diocese of Gugark


On the Feast of Exaltation of the Holy Cross, the residents of the city of Vanadzor gather around the St. Grigor Narekatsi Church and, led by their spiritual pastors, participate in the city-wide cross procession. The founder of the tradition is the late Archbishop Sepuh Chuljian, in 2015 he declared the Feast of Exaltation as the day of blessing of the city of Vanadzor.

The solo concert of the Gugark diocese brass band


The "Descendants of Vardanants" brass band of the Diocese performed a solo concert in the courtyard of St. Grigor Narekatsi of the Diocese of Gugark. 

Birthday Anniversary of the Holy Mother in the Holy Mother of God Church in Kanaker


On September 8, all Armenian churches celebrate the birthday of the greatest saint, the Holy Mother of God.

The Gugark Diocese sent off the students to school with gifts


"Lend a Hand" charity program of the Gugark Diocese concluded the September phase of 2022-23. 65 schoolchildren from Vanadzor received packages with stationery and hygiene items.

Saint Thaddeus Church of Shirak Garrison was Consecrated


On July 17, the Primate of the Diocese of Artsakh, His Grace Bishop Bishop Abrahamyan consecrated St. Thaddeus Church in the area of ​​Shirak Garrison. 
The first baptism ceremony was performed in the newly consecrated church.