Consecration of the Holy Virgin Mary Armenian Church of Sweden

On October 24, with the blessings of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch Catholicos of All Armenians; His Grace Bishop Hovnan Hakobyan, Grand Sacristan of the Mother See, presided over the consecration service of the Holy Virgin Mary Armenian Church in Sodertalje, Sweden. The reconstruction of the church started in 2014, and was funded by donations from ...

Feast of the Ascension Celebrated in the Mother See

May 2015 “The Mount of Olives is the place of our Armenian faith, where heaven and earth meet” On May 14, the Armenian Church celebrated the Feast of the Ascension of our Lord Jesus Christ.  The day also commemorates the return of the Catholicosate of All Armenians in the year 1441, to the administrative headquarters and spiritual center ...

Feast Day of the Dormition of the Holy Theotokos at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

On 17 August, the Armenian Apostolic Church solemnly celebrated the joyful Feast of the Dormitionof the Holy Virgin Mary. A Divine Liturgy was offered in the Mother Cathedral of Etchmiadzin, with the participation of the members of the Brotherhood of Holy Etchmiadzin, and the presence of faithful pilgrims. The celebrant was His Grace Bishop Hovnan Hakobyan, ...