Not only with strength but also with a peaceful heart and strong faith

2 August, 2020
On August 2, St. Mesrop Mashtots Church was solemnly opened at the Military University named after Vazgen Sargsyan of the RA Ministry of Defence. The ceremony was attended by Minister of Defence David Tonoyan, high-ranking military officials, university administration and teaching staff.

The foundation stone of the church was laid in 2013 on the initiative of former head of the military university, Lieutenant General Martin Karapetyan and staff of the university. The construction was stopped, but in 2020, by the order of Minister of Defence David Tonoyan, on the initiative of Lieutenant General Martin Karapetyan and with the participation of head of the military university, Colonel Khachatur Khachatryan, the construction activities of the church were resumed and completed.

Under the leadership of spiritual leader of the Armed Forces, Bishop Vrtanes Abrahamyan, the cross of the church, bell, holy table and baptismal font were consecrated with holy myrrh. The spiritual leader of the Armed Forces blessed and wished new achievements in the sacred task of preserving the spiritual and national values of the Armenian people.

From now on, St. Mesrop Mashtots Church will function in the territory of the military university, where prayers will be offered for officers, cadets, the church will hold liturgies, baptisms, etc.