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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, 02.03.2022

Holy Nativity of Arev-children


The Arev-children decorate the yard of Holy Mother of God Zoravor Yerevan Church. One of them, Narek, who is the only young man with Down Syndrome who can provide school services during liturgies, invited our film crew to his home-studio.

Good News of Holy Nativity


The "Vark Hayots" traditional song and dance group permirmance. 

Renovation of the Mother Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin


The project for the renovation and strengthening of the Mother Cathedral in 2013 is being agreed with UNESCO. The fresco restoration research center is beginning to study the temple frescoes.  In 2017  the construction work begins in the summer. In the film shot at the end of 2021, the head of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, the chief architect of the Mother See, and the author of the fresco restoration project represent the process of repairing the Holy Etchmiadzin, surprises, completed and expected works.

Ghazaravan monastery


The Ghazaravan women priory is still the only one in Armenia. It was founded a few years ago with the blessing of His Holiness Karekin II, Catholicos of All Armenians, and Primate of the Aragatsotn Diocese, His Grace Bishop Mkrtich. Some of the nuns have been living a monastic life since the early 2000s. In Ghazaravan, the nuns already have a household and are able to support themselves with a part-time job.

Through Prayer


Grandmother Burastan's house is in the village of Apna. In more than eighty years of life, she does not remember a day that she did not go to church.  She remembers the prayer she heard from her mother. She says that a day should start with a prayer.

A ten-year pastoral journey


The film is dedicated to the tenth anniversary of Rev. Fr. Archimandrite Maghakia Amiryan, member of the Brotherhood of the Mother See. 

Amaras-the Border Church


It is the spring of 2021, we are in Artsakh. The war of 2020 is over, but life is no longer as before! The war changed positions.  Russian peacekeepers, Armenian army positions and the walls of Amaras stand on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border in the Martuni region. We are greeted by the abbot of the day.

Grandmother Burik


Grandmother Burik, who lives in the village of Kuchak in Aparan, has dedicated fifty years of her life to the church. To this day, she opens the door of the Holy Mother of God Church with a prayer. She is looking forward to the 90th anniversary, she says we will all gather and have a great time.

 

 

 

"Towards Holy Etchmiadzin, towards Sacred Artsakh". The 2019 Pan-Armenian Youth Pilgrimage


"Towards Holy Etchmiadzin, towards Sacred Artsakh" - This slogan proclaimed by the Patriarch of All Armenians brought more than 250 young people from Armenia, Artsakh and the Diaspora on a pilgrimage to the homeland. The pilgrimage was organized by the World Youth Union of the Armenian Church, headed by Rev. Fr. Archimandrite Tovma Khachatryan. During the four-day pilgrimage, the young people visited Stepanakert, Khojalu military unit, Amaras monastery, Tigranakert fortress and Ghazanchetsots monastery.

 

 

 

Mother Cathedral


A few years, during the cleaning of the vegetation of the Mother Cathedral of Etchmiadzin, it is accidentally revealed that the temple is in danger of collapsing. What do the detailed researches reveal? What solutions are being developed for the salvation of the Etchmiadzin temple. Presented by rehabilitation specialists.

 

 

The earthly life of the Holy Mother of God. Part 2


What kind of earthly life did the Holy Mother of God live? What was the heroism of the Virgin? How do Christians treat the Holy Mother of God, what places of worship are there in the Holy Land dedicated to the Holy Mother of God?