Sunday of Expulsion In the Karmravor Holy Mother of God Church


Sunday of Expulsion, is named after the story in the Holy Bible, recounting the exile of Adam and Eve from Paradise. Rev. Fr. Manuk Zeynalyan, as the Spiritual Pastor offers his first Divine Liturgy in the Holy Mother of God Karmaravor church in Ashtarak. 

Feast of Great Barekendan in the St. Gregory of Narek Cathedral in Vanadzor


In the St. Gregory of Narek Cathedral in Vanadzor, the Divine Liturgy dedicated to the Feast of the Great Barekendan was presided over by His Grace Bishop Hovnan Hakobyan, Primate of the Diocese. This national holiday is a commemoration of prosperity that Adam and Eve enjoyed in Paradise.
 

The "Vardanank" Tapestry of Grigor Khanjyan


In 1981, the "Vardanank" painting by Grigor Khanjyan, a well-known painter and Member of the Architectural Committee, as well as a Member of the Supreme Spiritual Council of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, was exhibited for the first time in the Painter's House. Witnesses remember that the impression was shocking.
 

Ordination of Priests on the Feast of St. Vardan the Warrior and His Companions


On February 24, on the occasion of the feast of St. Vardan the Warrior and His Companions, under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; eight deacons serving in different structures and dioceses of the Mother See were ordained into priesthood by His Grace Bishop Armash Nalbandyan, Primate of the Armenin Diocese of Damascus in the Holy Mother of God Church in Etchmiadzin. 

Feast of the Presentation of Our Lord Jesus Christ to the Temple in the Diocese of Gougark


In the yard of St. Grigor Narekatsi Church in Vanadzor, especially the young people gathered around the Tyarnendaraj bonfire, which symbolizes the light of Christ.

St. Sarkis Chapel in Oshakan


The exact date of construction of the St. Sarkis cave-chapel in Oshakan has not been preserved. It is only known that it was last renovated in 1960-70, and always appeals to young people.

Preparation for the Feast of St. Sargis


Members of the youth union of St. Mesrop Mashtots Church in Oshakan are preparing for the feast of St. Sargis. 

The 30th anniversary of the Armenian Army for the students of the Armenian College and Philanthropic Academy of Kolkata


It is only a matter of pride to see Armenia among the 130 countries with armies around the world, ”stated Debanjalin Chodhuri, Director of the Armenian College and Philanthropic Academy of Kolkata, in his congratulatory speech to the participants of the online event. On the occasion of the Army Day, the students of the Philantrophic Academy visited the "Yerablur" pantheon.

The Catholicos of All Armenians hosted the Youth Center pedagogues


The directors and deputy directors of the Youth Centers operating under the auspices of the Mother See and the Armenian General Benevolent Union visited His Holiness Karekin II to congratulate on the occasion of Holy Nativity. 

Catholicos of All Armenians Met with the Administration and Staff of the Mother See


On the occasion of the New Year and Holy Nativity, the administration and staff of the Mother See congratulated the Catholicos of All Armenians. They received best wishes and blessings from the Armenian Patriarch.

Feast of the Naming of Our Lord Jesus Christ


On January 13, the Armenian Apostolic Holy Church will celebrate the Feast Day of the Naming of Our Lord Jesus Christ. Divine Liturgy will be offered in all Armenian churches.

Holy Nativity and Theophany of Our Lord Jesus Christ Ceremonies in the Diocese of Gugark


On January 6, on the Feast of Holy Nativity and Theophany of Our Lord Jesus Christ, His Grace Bishop Hovnan Hakobyan, Primate of the Diocese, offered a Divine Liturgy in the St. Grikor Narekatsi church in Vanadzor.