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Zvartnots Cultural Committee Honors Martyred Clergymen

Published: August 27, 2015

"Paying homage to the Martyred Clergymen of the Armenian Genocide" was the title of yet another memorable cultural event organized by the Zvartnots Cultural Committee on Wednesday, August 25. Held at the Hampar Family Reception Room, the evening's lecturer was the renowned writer and historian Archpriest Fr. Dr. Zaven Arzoumanian.

Clergy Conference at the Western Diocese

Published: August 27, 2015

The third clergy conference of 2015 convened at the Western Diocese on Tuesday, August 25. Presided by the Diocesan Primate Archbishop Hovnan Derderian, close to 35 clergymen including H.E. Archbishop Vatche Hovsepian participated in the conference.

New Publication – Defending The Faith

Published: August 26, 2015

DEFENDING THE FAITH, is the latest Diocesan publication. Authored by Archpriest Fr. Vartan Kasparian, the insightful and informative book analyzes the Faith of the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church from the apologetic stance.

Preparations Begin for the Blessing of the Holy Muron

Published: August 20, 2015

On August 19, the preparatory works for the Blessing of the Holy Muron commenced in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. After the Evening Service, the silver cauldron filled with olive oil was placed on the Main Altar of the Mother Cathedral and was covered with an embroidered veil. For 40 days until the Blessing of the Holy Muron, prayers will be offered each day following Evening Services.

Feast of the Assumption at Ararat Home

Published: August 19, 2015

On Sunday, August 16, the Feast of the Assumption of the Holy Mother of God, the residents of Ararat Home received a pastoral visit from Archpriest Fr. Sipan Mekhsian. The priest was accompanied by Deacon Stephen Hovagimian.