New Year's puppet show for children from Artsakh of Gugark Diocese


Dozens of children and schoolchildren from Artsakh settled in Vanadzor city had the opportunity to watch the New Year's performance of the Vanadzor Puppet Theater in the hall of the St. Grigor Narekatsi Church of the Gugark Diocese.

 

Nationwide prayer for Artsakh in churches of Gugark diocese


The relic of St. Tovmas the Apostle was brought to St. Grigor Narekatsi Church of Vanadzor, and the relic of Virgin Varvara was brought to the Holy Mother of God Church.

"Fresco" international festival of contemporary art and spiritual films was launched in Vanadzor


The 10th international festival of modern art and spiritual films "Fresco" was launched with the concert program of the "Berekamutyun" ensemble.

Carpet-making master class at Lori-Pambak Geology Museum


The students of the carpet-making group of the "Tun" socio-educational center of the Gugark Diocese presented the natural pigments found in the Armenian highlands at the Lori-Pambak geological museum, demonstrated how the thread is dyed and the carpet is born on a wooden support.
 

Diocese of Gougark - Commemoration ceremonies of Armenian Genocide martyrs


His Grace Bishop Hovnan Hakobyan presided over a Divine liturgy in memory of the martyrs of the Armenian Genocide celebrated in the Holy Mother of God Church of Vanadzor.

The Primate's birthday was celebrated in the Diocese of Gougark


In the ceremony hall of St. Grigor Narekatsi Church of Vanadzor, on the occasion of the 45th birthday of His Grace Bishop Hovnan Hakobyan, the spiritual class of the Gougark diocese, the office of the presbytery, representatives of regional and city authorities and cultural figures gathered.

Eve of Great Lent (Boon Barekendan) in the Diocese of Gougark


Durin the Liturgy of the Eve of Great Lent in St. Grigor Narekatsi Church of Vanadzor, the faithful asked the Lord to make them worthy of the good news of Christ's Resurrection.

THE FEAST OF SAINT SARGIS IN GUGARK DIOCESE


Faithful in the churches named after St. Sargis of the Gugark Diocese took part in the festive liturgy.  Everyone prayed together and asked for the saint's intercession for the bravery of the soldiers guarding the borders of our country.

The Social Education Center of Diocese of Gougark summarizes the year


For a year, the children attending the "Tun" social center got acquainted with the peculiarities of textiles and painting, embroidery and carpet making with the help of educators.

Holy Sunday church of Khndzorut community of Vanadzor was re-consecrated


The Church of Holy Sunday is located next to the Tandzut River. The Primate of Gougark Diocese, His Grace Bishop Hovnan Hakobyan, re-consecrated the newly restored place of pilgrimage.

Winter is ahead, the need for sleeping bags is always needed in the army


Waterproof, comfortable and warm sleeping bags are produced in the "Tun" social-educational center of Diocese of Gugark. The tailors participated in needlework and modeling courses with the help of the Gugark Diocese and the Armenian Round Table Charitable Foundation of the World Council of Churches.

The bells and icons of St. Sargis Church of Stepanavan were consecrated


On October 23, the Feast of the Invention of the Cross, Bishop Hovnan Hakobyan, Primate of the Gugark Diocese, celebrated a liturgy in St. Sargis Church of Stepanavan. At the end of the liturgy, the church's new bells and icons were blessed and consecrated. Donors are faithful children of the church who did not want to publish their names.