Catholicos of All Armenians and His Holiness Aram I Visit the Sardarapat Memorial

May- June 2014 On May 28, on the occasion of the First Republic Day, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, and His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia, visited the Sardarapat Memorial. Accompanying them were Members of the Brotherhood of the Catholicosate of All Armenians and the ...

Divine Liturgy and Chrismation held on Republic Day

  Russian Orthodox Church in India - 26/1/14 The Divine Liturgy was celebrated at 9:00 AM and the faithful people present listened to the sermon  on how one must draw near to God, leaving the past behind and walking towards God. I encourage everyone reading this article today to practice the virtue of self Criticism. Our Spiritual ...

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin participates in First Republic Day Events

28/5/13 On May 28, First Republic Day, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, accompanied by members of the brotherhood of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, visited the Sardarapat Memorial, where they attended a solemn event devoted to the heroic battle of 1918. At the close of the event, the Catholicos of ...

Armenia Marks Republic Day

28.05.2010 Ruzanna Stepanian Armenians marked on Friday the 92nd anniversary of the establishment of their first short-lived independent republic that emerged from the ashes of the Russian Empire at the end of World War I. The main ceremonies marking the public holiday in Armenia again took place in Sardarapat, a village 40 kilometers west of Yerevan and the ...

Message of His Holiness Karekin II, Catholicos of All Armenians, on Republic Day

28/5/2010 Dearly Beloved Sons and Daughters, We extend our pontifical blessings from Holy Etchmiadzin and congratulate you on the festive occasion of Republic Day. Today we commemorate the hallowed memories of the re-establishment of Armenian statehood. Following an interruption of centuries, the first Republic of Armenia was born out of the heroic battles of our people in the ...