With the blessing of His Holiness Garegin II, Catholicos of All Armenians, and under the leadership of His Eminence Archbishop Hovnan Derderian, ACYOWorld Spiritual Primate, the Central office is organizing Pan-Armenian pilgrimage: under the title “Holy Etchmiadzin- the birthplace of our faith” on 5-10 July 2023.
The pilgrimage is a prayer consolidation of the representative of Pan-Armenian youth, a platform for the implementation of spiritual and educational programs, as well as a way to implement youth pastime and other programs.
A visit to the Mother Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin is included in the agenda of "Holy Etchmiadzin - the birthplace of our faith" ACYOWorld Pan-Armenian pilgrimage, where the meeting of pilgrims with the Patriarch of All Armenians, which became traditional will take place.
Visits to St. Hripsime church, Khor Virap and Zvartnots will also take place.
During the first two days of the pilgrimage a course on the professionalization of youth Christian work and panel discussion will be held.
Through group discussions and worshops youth will make their proposals for a vision of community life.
Certificates will be given to all particiapants at the end of the course.
Pilgrims will attend morning and evening divine services and Divine Liturgy.
Active pastime and farewell banquet are planned.