On January 1, 2019, His Grace Bishop Abgar Hovakimyan, Primate, assisted by Rev. Fr. David Margaryan, Parish Priest of St. Gregory the Illuminator Armenian Cathedral of Montreal, following the New Year Divine Liturgy, conducted the pomegranates blessings rite at the Diocesan Cathedral.

The Liturgy was celebrated by the Parish Priest.

After the blessing, parishioners gathered at the Diocesan Headquarters to express New Year wishes.