Mystical Music: Avak Orhnootyoon

“Mystical Music,” posted weekly on Vemkar’s Instagram page, introduces the beautiful hymns of the Armenian Apostolic Church. In this short episode, Dn. Michael Sabounjian introduces and Fr. Voskan Hovhannisyan sings the Tone 1 (ԱՁ) Avak Orhnootyoon/Աւագ Օրհնութիւն sharakan/շարական (a genre …

Mystical Music: Hrashatsan Bagootsmamp

“Mystical Music,” posted weekly on Vemkar’s Instagram page, introduces the beautiful hymns of the Armenian Apostolic Church. In this short episode, Dn. Michael Sabounjian introduces and Fr. Voskan Hovhannisyan sings a sharakan/շարական (a genre of hymn) from the Canon commemorating …

Mystical Music: Aysor Haryav

“Mystical Music,” posted weekly on Vemkar’s Instagram page, introduces the beautiful hymns of the Armenian Apostolic Church. In this short episode, Dn. Michael Sabounjian introduces and Fr. Voskan Hovhannisyan sings one of the most prominent Easter sharakans/շարական (a genre of …

Mystical Music: Arakelo Aghavno

“Mystical Music,” posted weekly on Vemkar’s Instagram page, introduces the beautiful hymns of the Armenian Apostolic Church. In this short episode, Dn. Michael Sabounjian introduces and Fr. Voskan Hovhannisyan sings a sharakan/շարական (a genre of hymn) from Pentecost and services …

Communion for the Sick

This is an ancient service of healing of the Armenian Church.  Click here to download a PDF of the Service, taken from the Mets Mashtots, the Book of Rituals of the Armenian Church: Communion for the Sick