Anniversary of St. Gregory of Narek Church

Event details

  • April 12, 2024
  • All Day

The groundbreaking ceremony was held on March 11, 1962, and construction of the first Armenian Church in Ohio began in August of that year. The building was designed to reflect elements of traditional Armenian church architecture. The foundation blessing and cornerstone laying ceremonies were held on December 2, 1962. In accordance with the church canon, 16 godfathers participated in the ceremony, representing the eleven apostles, four evangelists, and St. Gregory the Enlightener, the patron saint of Armenia.

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