On August 18, 2019, on the Feast of the Assumption of the Holy Mother-of-God, His Grace Bishop Abgar Hovakimyan, Primate, assisted by Rev. Fr. Vazgen Boyajyan, and Deacon Kami Sarimanukoglu, celebrated Divine Liturgy in St. Mesrob Armenian Church of Ottawa.

Immediately after the Divine Liturgy, Bishop Hovakimyan blessed grapes that were distributed among faithful.