Pontifical Divine Liturgy for the Holy Nativity and Theophany in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

On January 6, on the Feast of the Holy Nativity and Theophany of Our Lord Jesus Christ, a Divine Liturgy was celebrated in the Mother Cathedral by His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians.

Under canopy, a Pontifical Procession led the Catholicos of All Armenians, and Mr. Serzh Sargsian, President of the Republic of Armenia, to the Mother Cathedral. The Canopy bearers were; Mr. Hrach Martikyan, Armenian Sudanese benefactor; Mr. Armen Elbakyan, art patron in the Republic of Armenia; Mr. Hravard Hakobyan, art critic; and Mr. Tigran Nersisyan, celebrated actor in the Republic of Armenia. His Grace Bishop Hovnan Hakobian, Grant Sacristan of the Mother Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin; and His Grace Bishop Mushegh Babayan, Operations Director of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin; assisted His Holiness during the celebration of the Divine Liturgy.

During the Pontifical Divine Liturgy the Catholicos of All Armenians extended His Pontifical Blessings and Message to All Armenians worldwide, conveying to everyone the Good News of the Angel.

Source: OCP Orthodox Info