PRESS RELEASE
Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, Information Services
Address: Vagharshapat, Republic of Armenia
Contact: Rev. Fr. Ktrij Devejian
Tel: (374 10) 517 163
Fax: (374 10) 517 301
E-Mail: ktrij@etchmiadzin.am
March 31, 2006

Mother See Announces Holy Week Schedule

Every year the Mother See receives numerous inquiries from pilgrims
throughout the world who plan to travel to Armenia and Holy Etchmiadzin
to participate in the services leading up to the Glorious Resurrection
of our Lord Jesus Christ. In response to the growing number of
requests, the Mother See is pleased to announce this year's schedule
of Holy Week and Easter Services. All services will be held in the
Mother Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin.

Saturday, April 8, 2006
COMMEMORATION OF THE RAISING OF LAZARUS
Divine Liturgy - 11:00 AM

Sunday, April 9, 2006
PALM SUNDAY
Morning Services - 8:00 AM
Divine Liturgy - 11:00 AM
Opening of the Doors Service - 5:30 PM

Tuesday, April, 11, 2006
COMMEMORATION OF THE TEN VIRGINS
Evening Services - 5:30 PM

Thursday, April 13, 2006
HOLY THURSDAY
Divine Liturgy - 11:00 AM
Washing of the Feet Service - 4:00 PM
Betrayal Service - 7:00 PM

Friday, April 14, 2006
HOLY FRIDAY
Crucifixion Service - 12:00 Noon
Burial Service - 5:30 PM

Saturday, April 15, 2006
EASTER EVE
Evening Services - 5:30 PM
"Jrakaluyts" (Lucernarium) Divine Liturgy - 7:00 PM

Sunday, April 16, 2006
FEAST OF THE GLORIOUS RESURRECTION OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST
Morning Services - 7:30 AM
Pontifical Divine Liturgy - 10:30 AM
Celebrant - His Holiness Karekin II Catholicos of All Armenians

Monday, April 17, 2006
MEMORIAL DAY
Divine Liturgy - 11:00 AM
Repose of Souls Service - 1:00 PM

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