Feast of Saint Gayane and Her Companions

On June 13, 2017, 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 crowds along the procession. His Holiness conveyed the Holy Relic to His Grace Bishop Abgar Hovakimyan, Primate of the Armenian Diocese of Canada.

The procession was met in front of the St. Gayane Monastery by numerous pilgrims, clergy and His Grace Bishop Artak Tigranyan, Dean of the Monasteries of the Mother See.

On the occasion of the feast, a Divine Liturgy was celebrated by Rev. Fr. Koryun Arakelyan, Abbot of the Monastery of St. Gayane.

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