Divine Liturgy to be Celebrated on the Feasts of Sts. Ghevontiants and Sts. Vartanants

On Tuesday, February 6, 2018, the Armenian Church will commemorate the Feast of Sts. Ghevontiants, honoring the legacy of the brave clergymen who not only preached against tyranny, but with a cross in one hand and a sword in the other fought on the front lines in the Vartanants war and in the continuing resistance during the subsequent period.

The Feast of Sts. Ghevontiants will be commemorated with Divine Liturgy on Tuesday, February 6 at Holy Cross Cathedral in Montebello (900 W, Lincoln Ave.), presided by the Prelate and with the participation of Prelacy clergy. Very Rev. Fr. Torkom Donoyan, Vicar General, will celebrate Divine Liturgy and deliver the sermon. The service begins at 7:00 p.m. In the morning, the annual clergy conference on this occasion will convene at Holy Cross Cathedral presided by the Prelate.

On Thursday, February 8, the Armenian Church will commemorate the Feast of Sts. Vartanants, among the most popular religious and national feasts of the Armenian Church and people.General Vartan Mamigonian, his commanders, priests, and companions, numbering 1,036, are remembered on this feast day for their martyrdom in the year 451 in defense of our Christian faith and nation.

The Feast of Sts. Vartanants will be commemorated with Divine Liturgy on Thursday, February 8, at the North Hollywood parish (13050 Vanowen St.), presided by the Prelate and with the participation of Prelacy clergy. Very Rev. Fr. Muron Aznikian will celebrate Divine Liturgy and deliver the sermon. The service begins at 7:00 p.m.

We invite our faithful to join us in honoring the legacy of our heroes who selflessly gave their lives in defense of our faith and nation.

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