National Academic Choir of Armenia in St. Grigor Narekatsi Mother Church in Vanadzor


The concert of the Academic Choir under the direction of Maestro Hovhannes Chekidjian in the Vanadzor Mother Church was an occasion for prayer and rejoicing for all those who had the opportunity to attend the evening of July 22.

Visit of the members of the World Youth Union of the Armenian Church to Vanadzor


At the invitation of the Primate of the Gugark Diocese, His Grace Bishop Hovnan Hakobyan, the staff of the Pan- ACYO Central Office, members of the youth unions of Masyatsotn, Kotayk, Armavir, Gugark and Ararat Patriarchal Dioceses were hosted in Vanadzor.

The members of the NPUA Student Council were hosted by the Catholicos of All Armenians


On July 15, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, hosted members of the Student Council of the National Polytechnic University of Armenia. Speaking about the losses suffered by the Armenian people after the Artsakh war, His Holiness urged the young people not to despair, not to retreat in the face of challenges, but to pursue education, engage in the work of homeland building with knowledge and skills, thus perpetuating the memory of their fallen friends.

The Feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Armenian Diocese of Brazil


Despite the epidemic restrictions, the Feast of the Transfiguration of Jesus Christ was celebrated at St. George Armenian Church in Sao Paulo, Brazil.  The day was doubly festive in the diocese․ It was the 29th anniversary of the ordination of the diocesan Primate Bishop Narek Berberyan.

Feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord Jesus Christ on July 11


This year, the fasting of Vardavar is from July 5 to 9. And on July 11 the Armenian Church will celebrate the feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord Jesus Christ. 

A meeting of the Supreme Spiritual Council was held in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin


On June 19-20, a meeting of the Supreme Spiritual Council was held in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, chaired by the Catholicos of All Armenians. Issues related to the organization of the forthcoming National-Church Assembly, church-state relations, the renovation of the Mother Cathedral, and diocesan life were examined.
 
 
 
 
 

The Catholicos of All Armenians Met with the Pilgrims from Hungary


On June 25, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, received a group of Hungarian pilgrims visiting the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, including Hungarian Deputy Prime Minister Jolt Semien and representatives of the Peter Pazman Catholic University of Hungary.

The personal exhibition of potter Rita Khachatryan has opened


The personal exhibition of potter Rita Khachatryan opened at the Igityan National Center of Aesthetics.
 

The second meeting of the commission attached to the renovation of Holy Etchmiadzin Cathedral was convened


Under the presidency of the Catholicos of All Armenians, the second meeting of the commission attached to the renovation of Holy Etchmiadzin Cathedral was convened.
 
 
 
 

Students of the Armenian State University of Economics in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin


In the "Vache and Tamar Manukyan" Matenadaran of the Mother See, the Catholicos of All Armenians met with the students of the Armenian State University of Economics and the representatives of the "Victorious" youth initiative.
 
 
 
 

The Prime Minister of the State of New South Wales, Gladys Berejiklian was hosted at the Mother See


On July 22, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, hosted Gladys Berejiklian, Prime Minister of New South Wales, Australia.
 

The Catholicos of All Armenians blessed the servicemen leaving for India for treatment


On July 22, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, received six servicemen disabled as a result of hostilities for the defense of the homeland, who will soon leave for India to receive necessary treatment and prosthetics with the support of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzinand the St. Nazareth Church in Kolkata.