Give me, Oh God…

Many of us ask our close friends or relatives to pray for us. We ask for it, because we believe in the power of a prayer made for someone else. The first child of Hrayr and Christine – Gevorg, was born 12 years after their marriage. Hrayr readily tells about this episode in his life – what miracle happened and how the most sacramental dream of his family came true owing to the prayers of strangers. 

Gugark Diocese purchased another apartment, the 15th, for Antonyan Family

15th apartment was purchased by Gugark Diocese Charity Program called “Extend Your Hand to Your Brother” for Antoryan family. The apartment is in Lejan community, Stepanavan. 

Unified pilgrimage prayer by Gugark Diocese priests in Haghpat and Odzun

Under the presidency of Diocese Primate Archbishop Sebouh Chouldjian, unified pilgrimage prayer by Gugark Diocese priests was deliveredin the historically remarkable Monastery of Haghpat dedicated to the steadfastness and reinforcement of our state and church. This year will see the 30th anniversary of the priesthood anointment of the Archbishop and the 20th anniversary of his leadership in Gugark Diocese as the Diocesan head. At the end of the prayer the Archbishop eshorted the priests to stay true to the image of Armenian priest being the true and brave pastor.

Presentation of Father Tovma Andreasyan’s CD

Presentation ofFather Tovma Andreasyan’s CD called “Where are You Heading without Spirit?” was held in Goy Theatre. 

Annual International Award Ceremony in Tekeyan Cultural Center

On May 23, the Annual International Award Ceremony of Tekeyan Cultural Center was attended by the stewards of literature, music and theatre. The names of award winners were announced. 

Encyclopedic volume on Tumanyan to be published

The editorial staff of the Armenian Encyclopedia has prepared an unprecedented volume for publishing to mark the 150th anniversary of the great poet Hovhannes Tumanyan. 

“Dwarf-Mwarf”: premiere of new performance by Armen Safaryan in Yerevan Puppet Theatre

These days, little spectators can watch the staging of 2 fairy-tales by Nune Sargsyan, London-based children’s writer in Hovhannes Tumanyan Puppet Theatre and State Marionette Theatre. The director Armen Safaryan has staged a performance based on the tale “Dwarf-Mwarf”. 

Premiere of the performance “Let Us Dream” in Hamazgayin State Theatre

The audience of Hamazgayin State Theatre was presented the performance “Let Us Dream” of Sasha Guitry staged by famous French Armenian director Zhirayr Papazian. 

Embassy of China to donate 4 free mobile cinemas to the National Cinema Center of Armenia

The Embassy of the People’s Republic of Chinain Armenia will provide 4 free mobile cinemas to  the National Cinema Center of Armenia. Recently, the Minister of Culture Armen Armiryan and the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary H.E.Mr. Tian Erlong signed a Memorandum of Understanding.

Gift of Love

The love story between the members of Ararat Patriarchal Diocese Youth Union Sargis and Diana started in 2015, during the Feast of St. Sarkis. That day Diana didn’t have any symbolizing dream, however, she had asked for the intercession of the saint and was waiting in faith.
Sargis will soon graduate from Gevorkian Theological Seminary and the long days of separation of lovers will stay behind.


The model of Yeghishe Tadevosyan’s “Portrait of Woman” is his wife- Justin Neff

The work of “Portraitof Woman” by Yeghishe Tadevosyan, the pioneer of Armenian impressionism, was presented in Russian Art Museum.

Sunday of Expulsion: Divine Liturgy in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

The Divine Liturgy of the Second Sunday of the Great Lent – the Sunday of Expulsion was offered by Archbishop Voskan Kalpakian.