Narine and Sergey


Narine Grigoryan and Sergey Tovmasyan - actors of Yerevan National Theatre, deem the freedom to be the key to the happiness of their family.

 

Home blessing ceremony at Izmirlian Medical Center


On January 15, a home blessing ceremony was held in Izmirlian Medical Center.

 

A youth event was held at Tumanyan House-Museum on the occasion of St. Sarkis Feast


The members of the Federation of Youth Clubs came together in the Yerevan House-Museum of Hovhannes Tumanyan on the occasion of the feast of St. Sarkis.

 

Towards the Feast of St. Sarkis the program Secret Book-lover is launched


February 8 is the Feast of St. Sarkis.Ararat Diocese and Bookinist Book-store chain offer a unique format for love confession in the form of Secret Book-lover or the book Love Confession.

 

Candlelight Divine Liturgy of Holy Nativity was held in St. Gayane Monastery


First Candlelight Divine Liturgy of Holy Nativity was held in St. Gayane Monastery by the presidency of the Armenian Pontiff.

 

135th anniversary of Ruben Sahak celebrated in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin


135th anniversary of a poet, physician Ruben Sevak was celebrated on February 15.The jubilee celebration in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin started at Srbots Hreshtakats (Holy Angels) Church of the Mother See further on continued in the Museum named after the writer, which functions in the Mother See since 2013.

 

Grace-bestowing on the occasion of the Feast of St. Ghevond the Priest and His Companions


On the occasion of the Feast of St. Ghevond the Priest and His Companions, a grace-bestowing ceremony was held in the Mother See of Holy Etchiadzin by the presidency of Catholicos of All Armenians, which was attended by over 200 priests including primates of dioceses, priests from the Mother See.

 

The Speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova visited Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin


On February 24, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, Karekin II, Catholicos of All Armenians received the speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova Zinaida Greceanîi. Her delegation was accompanied by RA NA Vice President Lena Nazaryan.

The Supreme Patriarch lit the Tearnyndaraj bonfire at the courtyard of the Mother Cathedral


The evening of February 13 started with the Evening Service. The Evening Service was followed by the Service of Blessing the Four Corners of the world (Andastan) at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. The Supreme Patriarch lit the traditional bonfire at the courtyard of the Monastic residence.

The assembly of the Supreme Spiritual Council was launched in the Mother See


These days, the Supreme Spiritual Council meeting is underway in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. A number of national and inter-church issues related to the renovation and Pan-Armenian fundraising campaign for the Mother Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin, pastoral life, as well as to the educational and social mission of the Church are included in the agenda.

Newly elected Armenian Patriarch of Constantinople arrives at the Mother See


On February 28, Archbishop Sahak Mashalyan, the newly elected Armenian Patriarch of Constantinople arrived at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. The patriarch was welcomed by the Catholicos of All Armenians along with the brotherhood of Holy Etchmiadzin. The Archbishop will participate in the Supreme Spiritual Council meeting to be convened in the coming days.

Sunday of the Prodigal Son: Divine Liturgy in St. Gayane Monastery


This Sunday was the third Sunday of the Great Lent - the Sunday of the Prodigal Son. The Divine Liturgy was offered by Rev. Fr.  Tadeos Zirekyants.