The Feast of the Assumption of St Mary

The Divine Liturgy to celebrate the Feast of the Assumption of St Mary takes place every year on the nearest Sunday to August 15th. The Grape Blessing ceremony is conducted after the Divine Liturgy. It is led by the presiding clergyman and begins with the hymn “Glory to Your Holy…

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Summer Camp in Romania with Bishop Hovakim

Bishop Hovakim is taking a group of young people (18-30 years old) from London to summer camp in Romania located at the Hatjkatar monastery  in the city of Suceava. Hatjkatar means fulfilment of desires and has reputed power of granting miracles to believers. It is the oldest Armenian monastery in…

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The 18th Anniversary of Death of Catholicos Garegin I

June 29th marked the 18th anniversary of death of Garegin I,  Catholicos of All Armenians. Every year at this time a tribute is paid to the beloved Catholicos by Armenian people. He was born Nshan Sarkissian in the village of Kessab in Cilicia in 1932 and was buried on 4th…

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Armenian Church Representative Assembly

From 6-9th of June His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, hosted the 6th Armenian Church Representative Assembly in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. For this occasion Members of the Supreme Spiritual Council, Archbishops and Bishops, heads of Armenian and Diocesan Dioceses and Patriarchal delegates,…

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