Blessing Of The Holy Chrism At The Mother See Of Holy Echmiadzin Will Take Place On September 25, 2022
On September 25, 2022, the Chrismation ceremony will begin at the Mother See of Holy Echmiadzin in the Armavir Province of Armenia.
In the Armenian Apostolic Church, the Holy Myron is brewed once every 7 years during the Feast of Blessing of the Holy Chrism, specially established for this purpose. This ritual is over 1,700 years old, and the last time Holy Myron was brewed in Echmiadzin was in 2015.
What is the Holy Myron? The Holy Myron (fragrant oil) is the oil with the highest level of sanctification in Christian Church and in which is the grace of the Holy Spirit for the sanctifying and consecration to God of whatever it is used in anointing.
The ceremony will be accompanied by the reading of prayers, the singing of psalms and sharakans (Armenian spiritual chants) in the presence of of numerous pilgrims from around the world.
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