Feast of St. Ghevond the Priest and His Companions

This year is celebrated in:: 2020-02-18
The Feast of St. Ghevond the Priest and His Companions is dedicated to the blessed memory of the Armenian priests who fought alongside St. Vartan and the entire Armenian Nation for their Christian faith in 451 A.D. in the Battle of Avarayr.

The eldest among them was Priest St. Ghevond, and among his companions were Catholics Hovsep, Bishop Sahak of Syunik, Bishop Tatik of Basen, Priest Mushe or Mushegh, Priest Arshen, Priest Samuel, Deacons Abraham and Kajajn.

After the Battle of Avarayr the Persian King Hazkert took revenge on Armenians and ordered to kill the brave priests.

According to the tradition the day of the Feast of St. Ghevond the Priest and His Companions is the day of the clergy.


This feast has been and will be on the following dates

2030-02-26 Feast of St. Ghevond the Priest and His Companions

2029-02-06 Feast of St. Ghevond the Priest and His Companions

2028-02-22 Feast of St. Ghevond the Priest and His Companions

2027-02-02 Feast of St. Ghevond the Priest and His Companions

2026-02-10 Feast of St. Ghevond the Priest and His Companions

2025-02-25 Feast of St. Ghevond the Priest and His Companions

2024-02-06 Feast of St. Ghevond the Priest and His Companions

2023-02-13 Feast of St. Ghevond the Priest and His Companions

2022-02-22 Feast of St. Ghevond the Priest and His Companions

2021-02-09 Feast of St. Ghevond the Priest and His Companions

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