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 feast 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. ...

Feast of Saint Gayane and Her Companions celebrated in the Armenian Church

On June 2, the Holy Armenian Apostolic Church commemorated the sacred feast dedicated to the memory of St. Gayane and her companion nuns. The ecclesiastical procession, accompanied by numerous pilgrims and the drum band of the AGBU Armenian Church Youth Centers, walked to the Monastery of Saint Gayane. The procession of clergy and lay took with ...