In continuation of an annual tradition at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, festive lights and a Nativity scene recreating the birth place of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, will be open from December 26th until January 13th. The Mother Cathedral will remain open each night until 9:00 p.m. Thousands of faithful visit the Mother See every Christmas season to see the beautiful lights and displays, and visitors are again invited this year to pay a special visit to Holy Etchmiadzin.
Bishop Hovnan Hakobian, Grand Sacristan of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, has announced the schedule of services throughout the Christmas season more......
The 20th anniversary of the opening of the Armenian Church Youth Centers was celebrated. The Youth Centers operate in the Republic of Armenia under the auspices of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. On this occasion, a concert was held at the Gabriel Sundukyan National Academic Theatre. The participants were the students of the Youth Centers. Present at the event were His Holiness Karekin II Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, state officials and many guests.