Final Sunday of Deacon Dr. Krikor Bebejian

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After serving our church and community faithfully and with dedication Sub-Deacon (and recently Dental Surgeon) Krikor Bebejian will be leaving Vancouver to join his brother, Dr Razmig Bebejian & family in Toronto. Dr. Razmig is also a deacon, and the chairperson of the board of St Mary’s Armenian church in Toronto. St Gregory’s parishes wishes [...]

Armenian Genocide – 101st Commemoration

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Sunday April 24th, 2016 at Mountain View Celebration Hall, 5455 Fraser Street Vancouver 11 am – Joint Divine Liturgy Celebrant – Archpriest Rev. Fr. Keghart Garabedian, St. Vartan Armenian Apostolic Church Sermon – Very Rev. Fr. Hrant Tahanian, St. Gregory Armenian Apostolic Church 2 pm – Commemorative event, with Keynote Speaker: Mr. Aram Adjemian, author [...]

Interview with Radio Canada

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Live Interview with Radio-Canada B.C. (CBC french) About St. Gregory Church’s Syrian refugee mission, as well as the hopes and challenges of one of the families. (Tuesday April 12th) (Listen by clicking on “AUDIO FIL”)   L’école Anne-Hébert de Vancouver accueille deux enfants de réfugiés syriens Le mardi 12 avril 2016 http://ici.radio-canada.ca/emissions/phare_ouest/2015-2016/chronique.asp?idChronique=403546  

International Day of the Lebanese Emigrant

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The  World Lebanese Cultural Union of B.C. under the patronage of the Embassy of Lebanon in Ottawa – H.E. Counsellor & Chargé d’Affaires Mr. Sami Haddad, inaugurated 2 new benches at the Queen Elizabeth Park across from the Lebanese Cedar Tree. Fr. Hrant along with Lebanese-Armenian members of our church attended the event in support [...]

Unprecedented Joint Meeting of the Canadian Armenian Clergymen

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Unprecedented Joint Clergy Meeting of the Canadian Armenian Clergymen of All Denominations On March 1, 2016, an unprecedented joint meeting of approximately 30 Armenian clergymen serving in the Armenian Apostolic, Armenian Catholic, Armenian Evangelical, Anglican and other churches in Canada, joined by Rev. Fr. Hayari Tanashian from Damascus and Rev. Fr. Eghia Kervanciyan from the [...]

Family Day kicked off with new Reliquary

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The first Family Day of 2016 was kicked off  with the unveiling of a new Reliquary donated by H.G. Bishop Meghrig Parikian, containing a relic of the Holy Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide. The reliquary will be permanently displayed on the altar, and will be used in procession and blessing every year during the feast of [...]

Syrian Refugee Families – First Christmas in Vancouver

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On Sunday January the 10th our recently arrived Syrian Refugees (55 out of the 92) celebrated Armenian Christmas for the first time in Vancouver. Federal, Provincial and Municipal elected officials were present to greet and welcome them. See the pictures and news articles for more info. CBC News British Columbia - Small Richmond church has helped [...]