Rev. Father Narek Ghushyan
Priest Ter-Narek Ghushyan (baptismal name Smbat) was born on 21 December 1974 in Akhaltikhe, Georgia, in the family of worker.
He studied in the Russian secondary school № 2 in Akhaltsikhe starting in 1980 and graduated in 1991.
In 1991 he entered the Gevorkian Theological Seminary at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, and graduated in 1995.
On September 27, 1996 was ordained to the diaconate by Archbishop Ter-Tiran Kyureghyan.
On May 8, 1997 at Saint Gayane Church in Echmiadzin was ordained as a secular priest by His Eminence Archbishop Ter-Gevorg Seraidaryan, and started to serve as a Spiritual shepherd in the villages of Akhaltsikhe region.
On August 1, 2003 by the order of the Leader of the Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church in Georgia, His Grace Bishop Vazgen Mirzakhanian he was appointed to serve as priest, who conducts ceremonies, in the Cathedral of Saint George in Tbilisi and subsequently served in other churches of the Diocese.
On December 28, 2009 was appointed to serve as a sacristan at the Cathedral of Saint George in Tbilisi.
On February 1, 2012 was appointed to serve as a Spiritual shepherd at the Cathedral of Saint George in Tbilisi.
On October 1, 2015, priest Ter Narek Ghushyan was appointed to serve as a Spiritual shepherd in the Tbilisi Saint Etchmiadzin Church and an assistant to the Primate of the Diocese in the field of inter-religious and external church relations.
On September 1, 2016, Rev. Fr. Narek Ghushyan was appointed to serve as a sacristan in the Cathedral of Saint George in Tbilisi.
He is married and has three children.
Place of residence: Tbilisi, Georgia.