Mother See Announces Christmas and New Year's Holiday Schedule
31 December – Special Prayer of Thanks and Service of Blessing of Pomegranates at midnight in the St. Trdat Open Air Altar of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians
01 January – Celebration of the Divine Liturgy and Republican Prayer starting at 10:00 a.m.
05 January –Evening Service and Celebration of special Candlelight Divine Liturgy. Services starting at 5:30 p.m.
06 January - Pontifical Celebration of the Divine Liturgy and Blessing of the Waters service. Services start at 10:30 a.m. in the St. Gregory the Illuminator Mother Church.
07 January - Day of the Remembrance of the Dead (Memorial Day) and Celebration of Divine Liturgy. Services start at 10:30 a.m.