The Armenian Patriarch met with the students of the Youth Centers

The "Hrach and Susan" Tufayan Youth Center of Etchmiadzin hosted around 280 students of 8 Youth Centers operating under the auspices of the Mother See and AGBU. Karekin II, Patriarch of All Armenians, conveyed his blessing and good wishes to the children.

The Mother See has decided to preserve the Diocese of Artsakh

The meeting of the Supreme Spiritual Council was chaired by Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II. On the first day of the meeting, the Primate of Artsakh Diocese and Artak Beglaryan, former Minister of State of Artsakh, made a report. Suren Nazinyan, director of the National Addiction Treatment Center, made a report at the next day's session. He presented the situation related to the increase of drug addiction in Armenia.

AGBU hot meal program for Artsakh residents

On the initiative of the AGBU, 3500 food boxes are prepared, packed and delivered daily to Artsakh citizens living in Yerevan, as well as in different regions of Armenia.

The Catholicos of All Armenians Met with the Clergymen of the Priest Accelerated Course

25 priests from Armenian and diaspora dioceses worldwide participated the three week Priest Accelerated Course in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. The program is coordinated by His Eminence Archbishop Vahan Hovhannisyan, director of the "Garegin I" educational center. On the occasion of the completion of the course, the priests were received by the Patriarch of All Armenians. The second group of the Priests Accelerated Course will be at the Mother See on November 7.

Rev. Fr. Hrant Manukyan is Answering

How not to despair? How to curb mutual hatred? Why is it not possible to visit the dead ones in the evening of the Feast of Tabernacles, after all, the day has already changed according to the church calendar? Why is euthanasia considered a sin? How to make a share out of scarce funds to the needy? The questions of viewers and users were answered by Rev. Fr. Hrant Manukyan. Keep posting your questions on the Question and Answer Facebook page.

Clergymen visit Artsakh citizens who have taken refuge in the residences of the Mother See

One of the residences provided by the Mother See, where 60 Artsakh citizens have been given shelter at the moment, was visited by His Grace Bishop Tatev Hakobyan, Primate of the Armenian dioceses of Romania and Bulgaria, and Reverend Fr. Ruben Zargaryan, a Brotherhood memeber of the Mother See. The problem of providing housing for those forcibly displaced from Artsakh continues to be the focus of the special attention of the Patriarch of All Armenians. As in the Mother See, as well as in various dioceses, the work of providing the displaced people with housing ongoes. 

Feast of St. Gevork the Warrior in Mughni

On the day of the saint's commemoration, the reliquary of St. Gevork the Warrior was taken out of the treasury of the Mother See and taken to Mughni. 

The Armenian Church provides shelter to families forcibly displaced from Artsakh

In the diocesan camps and various shelters of Armavir, Kotayk, Vaik, Shirak, Gegharkunik and Gugark dioceses, shelter was provided for the forcibly displaced families from Artsakh. About other social assistance programs are in the video.

October 1 has been declared a nationwide prayer day for Artsakh

A special ceremony and prayer will be performed in all churches in Armenia and the Diaspora. Various relics will be taken out of the sacred vaults of the Mother See, which will be taken to churches with prelates and large communities to convey blessings, strength and power to people. A special ceremony will also be held at the Mother See under the solemnity of the Patriarch of All Armenians.

Rev. Fr. Ghevond Mayilian is Answering

What does the apostle Paul say about marriage, difficult times? Why did Adam and Eve have no children before they sinned? Who did the children of Adam and Eve marry? How to reason with a person who summons spirits of the dead? Are Catholicos of All Armenians Mkrtich Khrimyan and Vazgen A canonized? Why did Christ tell anyone in the message not to tell the good after doing? The questions of viewers and users were answered by Rev. Fr. Ghevond Mayilian. Keep posting your questions on the Question and Answer Facebook page.

Divine Liturgy in St. Nshan Church

The monastery complex located in the Hartavan community of the Aparan region has been restored since 2020. The complex consists of three parts: in the 5th century, the Gntunis built the Holy Mother Church, St. Nshan domed church and courtyard were built by the Vachutian princes in the 12th-13th centuries.

Rev. Fr. Shahe Hayrapetyan is Answering

Are there special prayers for health? Why is it written "God" in the first chapter of Genesis and "Lord God" in the second chapter? Why does Christ associate salvation with the Jews? Does Satan have power and wealth? Are there cases when the myron of the Armenian Church is over before you bless the next myron? The questions of viewers and users were answered by Rev. Fr. Shahe Hayrapetyan. Keep posting your questions on the Question and Answer Facebook page.