14
Aug
2016

ASSUMPTION OF THE HOLY MOTHER OF GOD

On Sunday, August 14, 2016 at St. Gregory the Illuminator Armenian Cathedral of Montreal, celebrated the feast of the Assumption of the Holy Mother of God Virgin Mary. Rev. Fr. Hayari Tanashian, pastor, celebrated the Divine Liturgy and offered the sermon of the day with the participation of the deacons and acolytes. The singing was performed by Komitas Choir of the Church.
Rev. Fr. Tanashian delivered through his sermon the meaning of the Assumption of Virgin Mary and its related Armenian traditions and customs. After the Divine Liturgy the Grape Blessing was held as tradition of the Armenian Holy Apostolic Church. A traditional lunch was held in Marie Manoogian hall of the church. Also, a Bake Sale took place in the garden and Marie Manoogian hall organised by the Ladies Auxiliary.14