The first Eucharistic Celebration of Newly Elected Patriarch Sahak II
The first liturgy of newly elected Patriarch Sahak Mashalyan took place on Sunday (January 12) in the Patriarchal Cathedral in Kumkapı. In his first message, the patriarch gave a Christmas autistic speech, expressing gratitude to those gathered to share this memorable day with him.
Hundreds of believers welcomed the patriarch, receiving his paternal blessing. During the Divine Liturgy the name of the Sahak II Patriarch was first mentioned.
During the ceremony, Patriarch Sahak II was assisted on the altar by Rev. Shinork Donikyan and Rev. Şahen Uhanyan. A mixed choir animated the liturgy with Maestro Sevan Agoşyan the organist Edvin Galiboğlu.