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 Europe built in 1512.

The camp is organized by the Armenian Diocese in Romania on the occasion of celebrations of the Feast of the Assumption of Virgin Mary and will take place on 9-14th of August.

Activities will include prayers, bible studies, discussions, entertainment, as well as celebration of the feast of the Assumption of Virgin Mary. It is also an opportunity to make new friends as young people will come from all over Europe and Africa and to prepare for the youth conference that will take place in Armenia in 2018.

The date of arrival to Bucharest is 9th of August. Departure to Suceava will take place on 10th of August at 8am from the Church of Arajnordanist.

For more information, please contact the Primate’s Office by phone or email OR the ACYO representative Arman Simonyan. Contact details are in the newsletter published on 15th July 2017.

Click here to see the video of the monastery on YouTube (source