Relics of St. John the Baptist taken to the Holy Shoghakat Monastery

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - June 2017 On June 15, the Holy Armenian Apostolic Church commemorated the sacred feastĀ of St. John the Baptist and St. Atanagine the Bishop, which coincides with the pilgrimage day of the Holy Shoghakat Monastery. On this occasion, with the blessings of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All ...

Relics of St. John the Baptist Taken to the Holy Shoghakat Monastery

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - May 2016 On 26 May, the Armenian Apostolic Church commemorated the sacred feastĀ of St. John the Baptist and St. Atanagine the Bishop, which coincides with the pilgrimage day of the Holy Shoghakat Monastery. In the morning, an ecclesiastical procession, accompanied by numerous pilgrims, carried the cross-reliquary of St. John the Baptist. ...