Commemoration of St. George the Warrior in Noragavit

People from different settlements came as pilgrims to Saint George church in Noragavit to ask for the saint's intercession, especially for the soldiers.

With the blessing of the Armenian Patriarch, the participant of the 44-day war will go to Canada for prosthetics

On September 19, Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II met Arthur Hovhannisyan, who was disabled in the 44-day Artsakh war, at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. With the blessing of His Holiness and the support of the Armenian Diocese of Canada, the sergeant will leave for Canada to receive the necessary treatment and high-quality prosthetics.

Consecration of Holy Cross Chapel in Spitak

Holy Cross Chapel of Spitak region was consecrated by His Grace Bishop Hovnan Hakobyan, Primate of the Diocese of Gugark. 

Paternal House

The Gevorgian Theological Seminary of Holy Etchmiadzin is the only Theological University operating in Armenia. In 2002, by the decision of the Government of Armenia, the Gevorgian Theological Seminary was recognized as a higher educational institution, and since 2005, taking into account the quality of the educational programs, the seminary was granted a higher educational institution license. In 2016, for the first time in the history of the Seminary, a post-graduate classroom was opened, where both people with a spiritual degree and secular people can be admitted.
Throughout its existence, the Gevorgian Seminary and its students have always enjoyed the care and concern of the Patriarchs of All Armenians.

Feast of Exaltation of the Holy Cross in the Diocese of Gugark

On the Feast of Exaltation of the Holy Cross, the residents of the city of Vanadzor gather around the St. Grigor Narekatsi Church and, led by their spiritual pastors, participate in the city-wide cross procession. The founder of the tradition is the late Archbishop Sepuh Chuljian, in 2015 he declared the Feast of Exaltation as the day of blessing of the city of Vanadzor.

The solo concert of the Gugark diocese brass band

The "Descendants of Vardanants" brass band of the Diocese performed a solo concert in the courtyard of St. Grigor Narekatsi of the Diocese of Gugark. 

Birthday Anniversary of the Holy Mother in the Holy Mother of God Church in Kanaker

On September 8, all Armenian churches celebrate the birthday of the greatest saint, the Holy Mother of God.

The Gugark Diocese sent off the students to school with gifts

"Lend a Hand" charity program of the Gugark Diocese concluded the September phase of 2022-23. 65 schoolchildren from Vanadzor received packages with stationery and hygiene items.

Saint Thaddeus Church of Shirak Garrison was Consecrated

On July 17, the Primate of the Diocese of Artsakh, His Grace Bishop Bishop Abrahamyan consecrated St. Thaddeus Church in the area of ​​Shirak Garrison. 
The first baptism ceremony was performed in the newly consecrated church.

"Armenian is a problem, but the hearts of these children are burning with Armenianness." Spiritual Pastor of Cleveland

Most of the young people from the USA were in Armenia for the first time. The Catholicos of All Armenians met with the pilgrims in the Mother See of Etchmiadzin. The young people came to the Mother See accompanied by the newly elected Primate of the Armenian Eastern Diocese of the USA, Archimandrite Mesrop Parsamyan and Rev. Fr. Hrach Sargsyan, the spiritual pastor of St. Grigor Narekatsi Church in Cleveland.

Alan Hovhannes' work "Sacrament of the Martyrs" was performed in Armenia for the first time

The "Sacrament of the Martyrs" concert took place at the "Narekatsi" Art Union with the participation of Ter Hovhan Leon Khoja-Eynatian and the "Yerevan" String Quartet. American-Armenian composer Alan Hovhannes' composition "Sacrament of the Martyrs" was performed in Armenia for the first time.

Presentation of seven books in the "Vache and Tamar Manukyan" Library of the Mother See

Hakob Kyoseyan "Armenian Chroniclers about the Sacrament of Communion, 5-18 centuries"; Vardan Devrikyan "Holy Muron in Armenian Bibliography in 5-19 centuries"; Archimandrite Movses Sargsyan "The theory of the just war"; Arsen Harutyunyan "Two-faced St.  Poghos-Petros church in Yerevan"; Henrik Svazyan, "Powerful leaders of the world from Aghvan and centers of preceptorship"; Fr.  Arch. Sahak  Mashalyan "Saints- Biblical, Pan-Christian, Armenian"; Valery Tunyan "Matthew I of Constantinople". All published books and papers were submitted by authors and editors.