The news coverage “Ecclesiastical Life” features Armenian Apostolic Churchactivities in the spheres of education, cultur, public, health and others. It also addresses Church Feasts, tells about public structures, youth movements, activities of District Youth Centers functioning adjacent to Dioceses. It also presents the ministry in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, the life of an Armenian believer in congregation both in Armenia, as well as in foreign Dioceses.
Frequency: Every Monday and Friday, at 19:30 and 21:30
Rerun:Tuesday and Saturday, at 08:00 and 10:30
Broadcast also by the satellite channel of Armenian Public TV.

Ecclesiastical life 27.10.2023


On October 27, 1999, the National Church Assembly elected Karekin II Nersisyan as Catholicos of All Armenians. The participants of the "Gavit" public platform of the Mother See made a statement. The publishing house of the Mkhitaryan Congregation published the prayer of St. Nerses the Graceful "I confess my faith" translated into 50 languages in one volume. In his prayer addressed to the thousands of pilgrims gathered in St. Peter's Square, Pope Francis also referred to the situation in Artsakh. In the courtyard of the Armenian Apostolic Church of the Holy Spirit in Amsterdam, a khachkar ceremony dedicated to the memory of the victims of the 44-day Artsakh war took place. Recently, news about the destruction of the tombstone of St. Grigoris in Amaras was circulated in social networks and media, which was addressed by Armenian researchers. This Sunday, October 29, the Armenian Apostolic Church will celebrate the Invention of the Holy Cross. The Catholicos of All Armenians received the Foreign Minister of Hungary in the Mother See. The Orthodox Church of Cyprus provided medicine to the Mother See to help the people of Artsakh. The Patriarch of All Armenians met with the priests participating in the training course.

Ecclesiastical life 23.10.2023


The St. Gregory the Illuminator Church of Goman village of Akhalkalaki district was re-consecrated. Feast of the Holy Evangelists in St. John Church in Artashat. During the meeting held in the House of Lords, the disastrous events in Artsakh were discussed. A delegation from the American Armenian Western Diocese will travel to Armenia to meet and support those forcibly displaced from Artsakh. "Surb Harutyun" educational center was opened in Shirak Diocese. AGBU hot meal program for Artsakh residents.

 

Ecclesiastical life 20.10.2023


Awarding of medals in the Mother See of Holy Echmiadzin. A new community of the Armenian Apostolic Church was established in Gerardsbergen, Belgium. Tahtayan National Sunday School in London celebrated the Feast of the Holy Translators. The week of Armenian culture has started in Constantinople. "Forever documentaries": Aram, Ara, Artashes Vruyrs" temporary exhibition. Samvel Lachikyan's solo exhibition at the Union of Artists.

 

Ecclesiastical life 13.10.2023


The Patriarch of All Armenians met with the newly consecrated bishops. The Priest Accelerated course has started at the Mother See of Holy Echmiadzin. The Catholicos of All Armenians received the pilgrims of the Armenian Diocese of Iraq. Nork's Youth Center supports displaced Artsakh residents. The employees of the "Vatche and Tamar Manukyan" library of the Mother See received letters of gratitude on the occasion of Librarian's Day. This year, the Feast of the Holy Translators is on October 14.

 

Ecclesiastical life 06.10.2023


The bishops of the Armenian Church made a statement about the depopulation of Artsakh and the ontological challenges facing Armenia. "The people of Armenia are not forgotten": The Archbishop of Canterbury visited the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. The Catholicos of All Armenians met with Brazilian Armenian pilgrims. "Gavit" platform discussed "Armenia and Artsakh. ontological challenges" topic. The 16th General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops started in Vatican, which called for monitoring the Christian heritage of Nagorno-Karabakh.

Ecclesiastical life 18.03.2024


The topics of this edition of "Ecclesiastical Life" are:
 
Liturgy was served in St. Gayane Monastery and Advent Sunday was commemorated
A Divine liturgy was served in Saint Grigor Armenian Church of Naples
His Holiness received the newly ordained priests. The priests have new places of service
The Ghazaravan nuns visited the forcibly displaced family from Artsakh

Ecclesiastical life 15.03.2024


The topics of this edition of "Ecclesiastical Life" are:
 
Defense of graduation theses at the Gevorgyan Theological Seminary
The Bible Society of Armenia has started the program "Healing to Live".
Arman Tatoyan gave a speech at Oxford University at the invitation of the Armenian Diocese of Great Britain and Ireland.
Bishop Mesrop Parsamyan participated in the meeting of the spiritual fathers of the diocese in St. Alphonso Center, New Jersey.
The Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem celebrated the commemoration of Vardanants military commanders and 1036 witnesses.
The Armenian Apostolic Church celebrates the St. Gregory the Illuminator’s deliverance from the pit.
This Sunday the church will commemorate the first coming of Jesus

Ecclesiastical life 11.03.2024


The topics of this edition of "Ecclesiastical Life" are:
Divine Liturgy was served in Saint Gayane Monastery, the parable of the unjust judge and the widow was mentioned
A gathering of clergy serving in Belgium, Holland, Italy and Spain took place.
The Armenian youth of Antwerp visited the Armenian Apostolic Church Community of Gerardsbergen on a pilgrimage.
On March 6, Great Lent was shared by the Armenian Apostolic Holy Church
The mijink was solemnly celebrated in the general vicarage of Samtskhe-Javakhk and Tsalka.
The ACYO office organized a course for young people
The participants of the "Armenian University" educational program visited Saghmosavank

Ecclesiastical life 08.03.2024


On the occasion of Women's Day, the Catholicos of All Armenians sent a message
The presentation of the book "Mural paintings of the Holy Mother of God Monastery of Akhtala" took place
A Peace service was held in St. Thaddeus Church of Masis
A concert was held on the occasion of the 95th anniversary of the "Lusavorich" choir
The celebrabt clergy will interpret the parable of the unjust judges

Ecclesiastical life 04.03.2024


The topics of this edition of "Ecclesiastical Life" are:
An exclusive exhibition was opened in Mashtots Matenadaran
Divine Liturgy was served with a reference to the parable of "The Steward".
A tripartite memorandum has been signed, according to which one of the buildings of the ARF will be repaired
The presentation of the picture book "Splendid and colorful Holy Etchmiadzin" was held.

Ecclesiastical life 26.02.24


The topics of this issue of Ecclesiastical Life are:
The meeting of the Supreme Spiritual Council discussed the security issue of Armenia
The ceremonies of re-consecration of the Mother Cathedral and Blessing of the Holy Muron will take place on September 28 and 29.
In Oshakan, the congregant of the Armenian Patriarchate of Constantinople received a doctrinal degree
The innocent victims of the Sumgait pogroms were commemorated in Tbilisi
In the St. Gayane monastery, a Divine Liturgy was offered: the parable "The Return of the Prodigal Son" was mentioned

 

Ecclesiastical Life 23.02.2024


The topics of this issue of Ecclesiastical Life are:
A Rest service was performed in the Saint Gayane monastery
A thesis on an exceptional topic was defended in the library of the Mother See
The Armenian community of Tbilisi celebrated the 155th anniversary of Hovhannes Tumanyan
Sunday of Prodigal symbolizes repentance