His Beatitude Patriarch Sahak II continued his visits to the churches on Wednesday, February 12th. On the second day, he was accompanied by the Patriarchal Spiritual Committee Chairman Archpriest Rev. Tatul Anushyan, Rev. Shinork Donikyan, Rev. Harutyun Damatyan, Archpriest Rev. Krikor Damatyan, Archpriest Rev. Goryun Fenercian, Rev. Zakar Koparyan, Rev. Shirvan Murrzyan, Rev. Shahin Uhanyan, as well as the deacons and chorists of different churches.
Some believers were also present in the churches during the Patriarchal visits. The delegation of the Patriarch is welcomed by the boards of administration and clerics.
During the visit of the Patriarch at the Holy Cross Church, a nice surprise also took place. A cake was cut due to the 9th year of the ordination of Rev. Husik Hergelyan, the parish priest, and the 5th year of the ordination of the Rev. Harutyun Damatyan.
His Beatitude the Patriarch, in his short speech said that he thanks God for being found worthy by Him to be elected as the 85th Patriarch of Armenians of Turkey and a new era began.
The program of the Patriarchal visits will be as follows:
13 FEBRUARY THURSDAY
14:00 Surp Pırgiç (Hospital) / KAZLIÇEŞME
15:30 Surp Isdepannos / YEŞİLKÖY
17:00 Zinunt Surp Asdvadzadzni / BAKIRKÖY
14 FEBRUARY FRIDAY
10:00 Surp Hagop Altimermer / KOCAMUSTAFAPAŞA
15:00 Surp Hovhannes / NARLIKAPI
17 FEBRUARY MONDAY
09:30 Surp Nigoğayos / TOPKAPI
10:30 Surp Yeğya / EYÜP
11:30 Surp Asdvadzadzin / EYÜP
12:30 Surp Hireşdagabed / BALAT
14:00 Surp Krikor Lusavoriç / TOPHANE
19 FEBRUARY WEDNESDAY
10:00 Surp Asdvadzadzin / BEŞİKTAŞ
11:00 Surp Asdvadzadzin / ORTAKÖY
13:00 Yerevman Surp Haç / KURUÇEŞME
14:30 Surp Santuht / RUMELİHİSAR
16:00 Surp Yerits Mangants / BOYACIKÖY
20 FEBRUARY THURSDAY
10.00 Surp Vartanants / FERİKÖY
16.00 Surp Engagement / KARTAL
18.00 Surp Takavor / KADIKÖY