Members of the Brotherhood of Holy Etchmiadzin Travel to Diaspora for Holy Week and Easter Services

April 2014

With the Blessings of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; several priests from the Brotherhood of Holy Etchmiadzin are traveling to the Diaspora to participate in the services of Holy Week and Easter.

Bishop Markos Hovhanissyan, Primate of the Gegharkunik Diocese; Bishop Gevork Saroyan, Dean of the Gevorkian Theological Seminary and Rector of the Theological Educational Institutions of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin; Rev. Fr. Shahe Ananyan, Director of the Publications and Official Press Departments of the Mother See; and Rev. Fr. Kyuregh Davityan, Director of the Human Resources Department of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, departed for Jerusalem to participate in the Holy Week and Easter services at the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem.

Very Rev. Fr. Yeremia Abgaryan, Head of the Social Services Department in the Chancellery of the Catholicosate of All Armenians and Very Rev. Fr. Minas Hakhverdyan Director of Church Organizations in the Chancellery of the Catholicosate of All Armenians will travel to the Armenian Diocese of Germany, and Very Rev.

Fr. Aharon Shahverdyan Assistant Dean of the Accelerated Priest Preparation Course of the Armenian Church will travel to serve in the Armenian community of  Crete, Greece.

Deacon Gevorg Alverdyan and Deacon Samvel Harutyunyan, who serve in the Prison Chaplaincy program of the Mother See, are traveling to the Armenian Diocese of Romania.

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