PILGRIMAGE TO TEGHERI MONASTERY ON APRIL 1

YEREVAN, MARCH 31, NOYAN TAPAN. A pilgrimage to the Tegheri monastery
of the Aragatsotn diocese was organized on the initiative of the
Gevorgian Theological Academy and Vazgenian Theological Academy,
on the occasion of the Mutn in Virap holiday of St. Grigor the
Illuminator. Students of the Yerevan Kh.Abovian State Pedagogical
University, Yerevan State Economy University, V.Brusov Linguistics
University and the American University of Armenia will participate
in the pilgrimage joint with students and staffs of the Theological
Academies. The Saint Liturgy was celebrated at the Surb Astvatsatsin
Church of the Tegheri monastic complex, after what a cultural event
will be organized with joint efforts of students and staffs of the
Theological Academies and Universities. According to the information
submitted to Noyan Tapan by the Information Services of the Mother
See of Holy Etchmiadzin, the pilgrims will start from the Yerevan
St. Grigor the Illuminator's Cathedral (in front of the hall of
lighting candles) early at 9:00.