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. 

Pantomime Festival in Tsakhkadzor: 6thInternational Leonid Yengibaryan Pantomime Festival


From July 22-26, Tsaghkunyats and Orbeli Squares of Tsakhkadzor will turn into theatrical stages to host guests from the Europe, Russia, Bangladesh, South African Republic for the 6th International Leonid Yengibaryan Pantomime Festival. 
 

Music critic Araksi Saryan would turn 80 this year


On June 17 a memorial night dedicated to the 80th anniversary of Araksi Saryan was held in Martiros Saryan House-Museum. 

Avishai Cohen and Trio perform in Yerevan


Jazz bassist, singer, composer and innovator Avishai Cohen and his trio perform in Yerevan. 
 

Official closing ceremony of the 13thInternational Contest Aram Khachaturian


On June 14, the official closing ceremony of the 13th International Contest Aram Khachaturian was held in A. Spendiaryan National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet. The names of the contest winners was made public. 
 

Teaching and administration staff of Gevorkian Theological Seminary finalized the results of 2016-2017 academic year


Under the presidency of the Pontiff of All Armenians, the teaching and administration staff of Gevorkian Theological Seminary finalized the results of 2016-2017 academic year. During the meeting the students’ knowledge, behavior, the subjects taught, evaluation system, attendance of both students and professors and other issues were thoroughly scrutinized, where the teaching and administration staff equally spoke about gaps and achievements. 
Second part of the meeting was dedicated to the issues of Priest Auditorium. 

 

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. 
 

June 18 was the Feast of the Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin


Feast of the Holy Etchmiadzin is celebrated 64 days after the Easter. This year the Feast was celebrated in June 18. Under the presidency of Catholicos of Armenians, a festive Divine Liturgy was offered in the Mother Cathedral. The celebrant was Bishop Mushegh Babayan. 
 

On the Feast of Saint Gayane and Her Companions the Holy Relic was conveyed to St. Gayane Monastery


On June 13, Armenian Apostolic Church commemorated the sacred feast dedicated to the memory of St. Gayane and her companion nuns. In the morning, the ecclesiastical procession headed to the Monastery of Saint Gayane, taking the Holy Relic kept in the Mother Seetogether with numerous pilgrims.
 

St. Minas was declared the guardian and protector of 2nd Army Unit of the RA Ministry of Defense


Saint Minas was declared the guardian and protector of 2nd Army Unit of the RA Ministry of Defense. The khachvar bearing the saint’s image was bless in the Holy Mother of God Church of Vardenis, which was later blessed with the holy cross of Ashot Yerkat by the spiritual leader of the Armed Forces Bishop Vrtanes Abrahamyan.

Pilgrims from US and Australia received by Catholicos of All Armenians


On June 11, Catholicos of All Armenians received pilgrims from the Texas and California states of the US and Australia in Vatche and Tamar Manukian Library of the Mother See. 
 

Pilgrims from Eastern and Western Dioceses of the Armenian Church of the USA in the Mother See


On June 15, the Supreme Patriarch received the pilgrims arriving from the Eastern and Western Dioceses of the Armenian Church of the USAA and the participants of the Yerevan Summer Internship Program of the AGB.