On February 18, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians met the young people at Holy Etchmiatdzin.
Today, February 12 is the Feast of St. Sarkis the Captain and his soldiers-companions is proclaimed day of blessing of the youth by the order of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians.
Captain St. Sarkis is one of the most beloved saints among the Armenian nation. Together with his 14 soldiers-companions he was martyred for the sake of Christian faith.
This considers to be the day of youth and love. Lovers give presents to each other on this day. But despite of this, the day of true love is every day.