On December 29, 2018, His Grace Bishop Abgar Hovakimyan, Primate, attended New Year Party for Kids organized by St. Gregory the Illuminator Armenian Cathedral of Montreal.

Bishop Hovakimyan and Rev. Fr. David Margaryan, Parish Priest, blessed the children, their families and the organizers.

Marten Yorgantz, a popular singer entertained the kids with his wonderful songs.

On this occasion, Santa Claus paid a special visit to the Diocesan Cathedral from North Pole.