Discovery of the Holy Cross in Holy Cross Churches in Yerevan and Aparan

On Sunday, the Armenian Apostolic Church celebrated the feast of the Discovery of the Holy Cross. The churches bearing the name of the Holy Cross were especially crowded.

Discovery of the Holy Cross in Holy Cross Church in Arabkir

 The Sunday Divine Liturgy in the Holy Cross Church of Arabkir community of the capital is festive. The Armenian Church celebrates the Discovery of the Holy Cross on October 29 this year.

"Arev-Children" development center is under the care of the Armenian Apostolic Church

Arev- Children Development Center operates with the paternal blessing of the Catholicos of All Armenians. The Mother See provided free space for the center's activities. Arev-children had a guest on November 2. His Eminence Archbishop Hovnan Terteryan, Primate of the US Western Diocese, visited them. The Diocese supports and sponsors Arev-children. 

On the Feast of the Holy Evangelists, the relic of Luke the Evangelist was taken to St. Hovhannes Church in Artashat

The Primate of the Masyatsotni Diocese completed the Divine liturgy with a cross bearing the relic of Luke the Evangelist and saying a protective prayer. The day of the feast of the Evangelists is also the day of the vow of St. John's Church.

Feast of Holy Translators in St. Mesrop Mashtots Church in Oshakan

The miraculous gospel of Shukhonts was brought to Mashtots church from the Matenadaran. The festive liturgy was offered by the Dean of the Gevorgyan Seminary, Proto-Archimandrite Shahe Ananyan.

Accelerated Priest Course Launched in the Mother See

A three-week Accelerated course is organized for the priests of the Armenian Church, foreign and Armenian dioceses. The program is held at the Mother See of Holy Echmiadzin.

The Relic of St. Gevork was taken to the Masyatsotn Diocese churches

The relic of St. Gevork the Warrior was taken from the Mother See to churches of Masis, Marmarashen, Kanachut. September 30 is the day feast of Saint Gevorg the Warrior. 

Memorial ceremony on the occasion of the death anniversary of Reverend Fr. Archimandrite Maghakia Amiryan

On August 31, the second anniversary of the death of Archimandrite Maghakia Amiryan, a member of the Brotherhood of the Mother See, who received the definition of "Archimandrite of Love". A memorial service was held at the Etchmiadzin Congregational Cemetery.

A church complex is being built in Sasunik community, the foundations of the candlelight chapel were blessed

A church complex is being built in Sasunik community of Aragatsotn region. The construction of the main church is nearing completion. A chapel of candlelight will rise next to the church. According to the accepted procedure, construction begins with a foundation blessing ceremony.

An ecological education center was established in the Yerevan Botanical Garden with the efforts of the Armenian National Academy of Sciences

The creation of the center became a reality with the donation of Ara and Valery Cherchyan, benefactors of the "Armenian Relief Fund" of the Armenian Apostolic Church.

The concert of the students of the dance school of Nork's Youth Center on the stage of the theater named after Sundukyan

The students of the "Narek" dance school of the Nork Youth Center operating under the auspices of Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin and AGBU completed the academic year at the National Academic Theater named after Gabriel Sundukyan. Choreographers Meline Arakelyan and Sevak Avetisyan decided to give young dancers an opportunity to perform on the big stage.

Young people celebrate the folk ritual of Vardavar

The youth of the Araratian Patriarchal Diocese celebrate the folk ritual of Vardavar with the slogan "Let's restore our national feasts".