The scribes of Sevan

The altar of the Church of the Holy ArchAngels in Sevan is always full of children. The children spend Sundays in church, love to go on pilgrimages with their father, and also travel and fish.

Rev. Fr. Mikael Nurijanyan

All human life is a pursuit of perfection
The school-aged daughter's homework was the reason that Rev. Fr. Mikael Nurijanyan started painting. According to those who receive grace and use it for the glory of God and the needs of people, God gives even more. But when grace is enveloped, hidden, not used, God takes it and gives it to someone else.

Davit (Abovyan city)

For Davit, a 9-year-old scribe of St. Hovhannes Church in Abovyan, the ride is still a bit big and uncomfortable, but he attends church with pleasure and anticipation. Every Sunday, he puts on the shirt and waits until he is on the Altar. In the evening, before going to sleep, he prays the prayers he invented in his mind, then the Lord's Prayer and falls asleep. Along with the lessons, he reads the Bible, he was particularly impressed by the episode of David.

Hakob (Artashat)

Hakob's Sunday begins in St. Hovhannes the Evangelist Church in Artashat. He wears a shirt and attends the liturgy. He lovingly takes care of the garden and waters the trees with his church friends.

Sevak Shahbazyan

Trials and experiences of a military doctor
The chief surgeon of Yerevan, Sevak Shahbazyan, remembers the path of the military doctor with great enthusiasm and excitement. According to the doctor, every Armenian should be next to the army and soldiers. No reward can compare to the thanks of the mother of the surviving soldier. What trials did Sevak Shahbazyan overcome and what feelings did he have?

Artur (Ararat)

Arthur looks forward to Sunday all week so he can go to the Church of the Holy Saviour in Ararat, put on a shirt and participate in the service. His daily life is full: he attends journalism, theater and pottery groups. He dreams of becoming an actor. He is convinced that whatever profession he chooses, he will always attend church.


Dn. Hovhannes Evinyan

The stones brought from Dadivank get a new life
Deacon Hovhannes Evinyan brought water colors and stones with him from Dadivank, on which they paint. The watercolor was found by chance while serving in Dadivank. He does not consider himself an artist, but I think that if a person wants to express himself, he will definitely find the means.

Palm Sunday in Aruch

There is spiritual warmth in Aruch 
Every time Father Manuk Zeynalyan goes to Aruch, the church is filled with children. The Church of St. Gregory of Aruch is standing, but it is in a half-ruined state. The children dream that one day it will be restored and rainwater will not pour into the church. On Palm Sunday, Ter Manuk celebrated the liturgy and decorated the church with willow branches with the children.

Kajik (Aparan)

Kajik's routine changed when a friend offered to put on a shirt and go up to the altar with him. The shrine of the Holy Cross in Aparan is full of children. They willingly participate in the liturgy every Sunday. Kajik says that they are good friends. They play together, help each other, participate in pilgrimages.

Samvel from Saghmosavank

Samvel, a child scribe, dreams of becoming an architect and a clergyman. He visits Saghmosavank every Sunday, wears a shirt, helps the clergy and participates in the liturgy. In his free time, he reads and writes quatrains.

The Ghevondians, the devotees

The recipients of the "Ghevond Elder" medal of honor "During the war, it makes no difference whether you are a soldier or a clergyman"

During the 44-day war, the soldiers and clergy were not only with prayers, but also physically by the side of the soldiers. They encouraged and raised the fighting spirit of the soldiers. They are the worthy followers and warriors of Elder Ghevond. Clergymen who were awarded the "Ghevond Elder" high order of honor tell about their journey and comrades in arms.


Rafik from Mrgavan dreams of entering the Gevergyan Seminary and becoming a clergyman. He has been attending St. Hovhannes church for already three years, wears a t-shirt, goes up to the altar, participates in liturgies. With Father Michael, they perform daily services, house blessings, and baptism rites.