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 ...

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

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - June 2017 On June 13, the Holy Armenian Apostolic Church commemorated the sacred feast dedicated to the memory of St. Gayane and her companion nuns. The ecclesiastical procession walked to the Monastery of Saint Gayane, led by His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; who blessed the ...